The Airport Division is responsible for providing fire protection, fire prevention, code enforcement, emergency medical services, water rescue operations, and hazardous materials abatement for the San Francisco International Airport (SFO).
With SFO being the tenth busiest airport in the United States, the Airport Division, in assistance with other Airport safety and security personnel, is tasked with ensuring the protection of over half a million passengers each week.
In addition, the Division also provides community-based fire safety, fire extinguisher training, CPR, and Automatic External Defibrillator training to the San Francisco International Airport community.
The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is approximately 13 miles south of the City of San Francisco and covers over five square miles.
By passenger traffic, SFO is the 10th busiest airport in the United States and the 25th busiest airport in the world, handling over half a million passengers each week. The Airport averages over 1,000 flight operations per day.
Within its boundaries are three domestic terminals, an International Terminal Building, a United Airlines Maintenance Operation Center,six parking garages, several cargo buildings, one BART Station, over six miles of AirTrain track, nine AirTrain Stations, and a United States Postal Service facility. The International Terminal is the largest international terminal in North America.