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Aviation & Transportation Security

Choose a best-in-class security system that meets critical regulatory requirements and helps ensure the security of travelers

Enhanced Protection and Compliance

Aviation and Transportation facilities – from Class I airports to smaller regional and private airports – are faced with an array of distinct security challenges and regulatory requirements. They must provide the traveling public with a safe and secure experience while ensuring a welcoming, comfortable environment that can accommodate the movement of large numbers of people.

LenelS2 solutions provide airport security while meeting the necessary aviation compliance mandates. Our access control systems feature over 200 integrations through the OpenAccess Alliance Program (OAAP) and an open API, ensuring any building area, such as a security identification display area (SIDA) or system, such as a criminal history record checks (CHRC), can be centrally managed. And our video management systems help provide building-wide surveillance to enhance situational awareness.

Solving Aviation and Transportation Security Challenges

Airport Security Solutions that Meet Regulatory Requirements

We support some of the world’s largest airports by helping to maintain compliance with our robust security solutions and custom integrations. We turn security data into actionable insights via a customizable reporting engine as well as interactive, browser-based maps for simplified usability, visualization of facility layouts and dynamic system feedback.

Policies for Transportation & Airport Access Control Levels

To maintain compliance with the security policies of airport authorities such as the U.S. TSA, we make it easy to provide the right access levels, to the right people. LenelS2 policies are customizable and can automatically identify violations and self-correct based on pre-defined standard operating procedures.

Industry-leading Third-party Integration Support

Our security systems for aviation offer out-of-the-box integrations and an open API to help meet typical aviation needs including integrations for: digital video platforms, video analytics, Active Directory, time and attendance, PIAM, incident management, real time location services, key management, asset protection and tracking, parking lot control, visitor management systems and more.

Visitor Management

LenelS2’s visitor management solutions offer a unique visitor experience, including self-service, full-service with visitor pre-registration, and full-service at the front desk without visitor pre-registration. Our solutions work in sync with your organization’s resources to ensure a robust, user-friendly and customizable visitor management portfolio. In addition, LenelS2 solutions offer a comprehensive overview of video surveillance data to help store and manage video footage for evidence in the case of forensic investigations. 

Video Surveillance and Management

LenelS2 solutions unify video surveillance and management to provide enhanced situational awareness in your buildings. We empower your organization to stay on top of the latest events and provide quick responses, allowing for live and recorded video to be accessed from an app or web browser anywhere at any time. 

Mobile Credentials

Lost keycards and badges can pose an increased security risk. If an employee drops their badge or loses it, unauthorized personnel can gain access to disclosed areas. Mobile credential solutions add an additional layer of security with pin codes, fingerprint, or face ID to unlock the phone in order for the mobile credential to be user.

The LenelS2 solution has transformed a two-dimensional access control system into an actionable system that tells our team what to investigate.

Thomas Ostby, 

Manager of Security, 

Utah Transit Authority

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Frequently Asked Questions About Aviation & Transportation Security

Security-restricted areas are places that are restricted for the public to access and are secured by aviation access control practices such as biometric scanning or video surveillance.

Aviation security makes use of screening equipment such as metal detectors and x-ray machines to scan visitors. To secure areas of the building, airports make use of systems such as video surveillance, credentialing, biometric scanning, and other access control systems. 

The primary purpose of aviation security is to ensure that travelers are kept safe and that only authorized personnel have access to sensitive data or areas.

Transportation security works to implement access control practices in transportation systems such as rail, transit, highway, and aviation systems. 

Aviation security allows for the safe and efficient movement of people. Without transportation security, there runs the risk of unlawful entry into private spaces or terror attacks. 

Key areas that need to be monitored include:

  • Baggage claim areas
  • Control and data centers
  • Tarmac access
  • Boarding areas
  • Deplaning areas
  • Aircraft hangers
  • Control towers

The duties of transportation security include:

  • Screening travelers
  • Maintaining efficient traveler traffic flow through security checkpoints
  • Monitoring surveillance video 
  • Controlling entry and exit points
  • Operating equipment to identify potentially dangerous objects

Threats to aviation security include:

  • Sensitive information leakage
  • Terror attacks
  • Smuggling
  • Human trafficking