Security & TSA

The Wilmington International Airport (ILM) Public Safety Department is a full service law enforcement agency responsible for all law enforcement and security responsibilities at Wilmington International Airport. It’s primary mission is to ensure a safe and secure environment for the traveling public. The Airport Public Safety Department is responsible for Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF), public relations, traffic control, criminal investigations, airport community oriented policing, airport security, and enforcement of local, state and federal laws at the airport.

Wilmington International Airport (ILM) Public Safety Office: (910) 341-4336

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is a full service governmental agency designed to handle the screening of all departing passengers at ILM.  TSA was created to strengthen the security of the nation’s transportation systems and ensure the freedom of movement for people and commerce. TSA uses a risk-based strategy and works closely with transportation, law enforcement and intelligence communities to set the standard for excellence in transportation security.  All departing passengers must be screened by TSA before boarding a flight.  For more information about TSA, please visit