Fire and Police Departments

PTIA Fire Department

PTIA Firefighters’ responsibilities include firefighting, emergency medical services, aircraft rescue, and response to other emergencies as needed.  Firefighters also perform daily inspections as required by the FAA. PTIA firefighters are highly specialized professionals trained to serve the traveling public’s needs 24 hours a day and 365 days a year.  The department is responsible for protecting the lives and property of the airport’s customers, tenants and employees from natural and man made hazards, medical emergencies, and aircraft incidents. The fire department will answer hundreds of calls each year, many of which are minor in nature.  Firefighters are certified EMTs and receive annual training to meet FAA requirements.

For Fire or EMS Emergencies, call 911.

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PTIA Police Department

Piedmont Triad International Airport has a full service law enforcement department that operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year with a staff of 18 full time law enforcement officers, including a K-9 team of 3 officers.

Our officers are fully trained and certified as sworn municipal police officers in the state of North Carolina, and respond to emergency situations as needed.  Officers also assist with routine information requests, customer service.

PTIA Police Mission Statement The Piedmont Triad Airport Police Department has the unique mission of providing a safe, secure environment for the traveling public, tenants and fellow employees of the Piedmont Triad International Airport.  It is the Airport Police Department’s duty to protect the inherent rights of all persons objectively and equally while serving the needs of Homeland Security and Civil Aviation.

Statement from the Chief Our department and its officers will be recognized as a standard in the airport industry.  The Piedmont Triad Airport Police Department will constantly review its performance and guide its future through teamwork.  The department will strive to meet the needs of the passengers by closely following its mission and adhering to its values.