Metropolitan Police Airport Security Office

Introduction

Tribhuvan International Airport is the only international Airport of Nepal. The main responsibilities of the police in the international airport is to provide security and to prevent illegal activities like carrying of any unauthorized goods such as narcotic drugs, weapons etc. The total number of police currently working is 306.
The first plane landed in 2008 BS in this airport however the first plane landed in Simara in 2002 BS. A plane was hijacked in 2030 BS, the flight headed from Biratnagar to Kathmandu. Since then, Nepal police has undertaken the responsibilities to provide security in Tribhuvan international airport. In 1951 AD domestic flight from Kathmandu to Bhairahawa, Pokhara, Simara and Biratnagar was started.
Tribhuvan International Airport occupies 3020 hectors area of the land. The Gothatar VDC lies in the eastern part of the airport, ring road at the western part, Bagmati river at the northern part and Koteshowr-Jadibuti at the southern part of the airport. At the range of airport there is internal terminal cargo complex and Radar fire brigade. There are also 2 entrance gates in the south and 3 in east to enter at air side.

Commitment
The main task of Metropolitan Police International Airport Security Guard is to provide security in the airport in coordination with PHQ Crime Investigation Department, Narcotic Drugs Control and Law Enforcement Unit, Nepal Army and Armed Police Force. It also prevents criminal activities like Bomb Threat, Hijacking, Sabotage etc.

 

Organizational Chart of Metropolitan Police International Airport Security Guard

Manpower of Metropolitan Police International Airport Security Guard

Rank Total
DIGP 1
SSP 1
SP 1
DySP 3
Inspector 4
SI 16
ASI 22
HC 45
Constable 200
Followers 14
Total 307

 

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Prevent possible criminal activities in the Tribhuvan International Airport area.
2. Deploy patrol teams to internal and external terminal buildings of Tribhuvan International Airport to monitor or necessary action.
3. Prevent criminal activities like Bomb threat, Hijacking, Sabotage etc.
4. Establish Special Response Team to coordinate with Armed International Unit, Hostage Negotiation Unit, Explosive Detection and Disposal  Unit etc.
5. Provide security for different equipment used within the area of responsibility.
6. In case of any emergency situation, manage the Armed Police Personal (Special Task Force) to takeover the responsibilities.

Future Plan
Metropolitan Police International Airport Security Guard will continue to provide security for airport with efficiency and without error in coordination with PHQ Crime Investigation Department, Narcotic Drugs Control and Law Enforcement Unit, Nepal Army and Armed Police Force.

It will employ more advance security related appliances for  prevention of criminal activities like Bomb threat, Hijacking, Sabotage etc.