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Airport Operations

Aviation Fire Rescue Division responds to incidents and accidents involving aircraft, structural and other types of fires, medical emergencies, fuel spills and other types of hazardous materials releases, incidents of terrorism (including chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear threats) and natural disasters.

The Division engages in continuous education and training programs and maintains a dynamic disaster response plans for every potential hazard that may be present at an airport.
The Aviation Fire Rescue Division includes four major service areas:

  • Airport Operations
  • Training and Safety
  • Fuel Safety Operations
  • Aviation Life Safety (Life Safety Code Enforcement).

The Aviation Fire Rescue Division consists of four emergency response stations:

  • Two fire stations at Miami International Airport (MIA; Stations 12 and 59)
  • One fire station located at Opa-Locka Airport in north Miami-Dade County (Station 25)
  • One fire station located at Miami Executive Airport in southwest Miami-Dade County (Station 24).