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Keeping you safe and secure

At Bristol Airport we want you to feel safe and secure. Here are some of the ways we make sure that happens.



Standard 3 – Hold Baggage Screening

In 2018, Bristol Airport moved to Standard 3 screening.  Standard 3 uses the latest available 3D technology to screen baggage.  Bristol Airport was the first airport in the UK to fully implement Standard 3 screening.

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ID Gateway – Pass application system

As of January 2018, Bristol Airport went live with the use of ID Gateway to help manage pass applications for airport ID’s. The system ensures the highest levels of recognition and governance for visitors and workers at our site.

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Security Control

Within the Terminal Building, there are dedicated rooms for monitoring the security operations of the airport. Within the rooms, highly trained security staff can monitor the airport and surrounding areas, inbound and outbound flights and pro-actively manage the constant security patrols.