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General Aviation Security Training for Level 2 (Medium) Airports

Thursday, March 17, 2011

About this workshop

In this workshop, Transportation Security Administration staff provided security training for personnel at general aviation (GA) level 2 (medium) airports. Participants learned how to:

  • Recognize how GA aircraft and facilities could be used for criminal purposes
  • Apply crime prevention techniques through environmental design basics
  • Establish an Airport Watch Program
  • Establish a plan to use and maintain an aircraft key control system
  • Create a plan to orient local law enforcement responders on the basics of airport and aircraft operations
  • Create and implement an airport security plan for all airport personnel
  • Create and implement an airport security committee
  • Outline steps to plan, implement, test, and maintain a formal emergency communication system
  • Develop National Incident Management Systems fundamentals
  • Create a business continuity plan

More information

Contact Mindy Carlson, 612-625-1813, or


  • Department of Homeland Security
  • AirTAP

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