Melbourne International Airport has federal and local security personnel providing for the safety and security of the traveling public. It is a federally authorized gateway for international travel.
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at Melbourne International Airport employs state-of-the-art scanning and screening equipment to ensure the safety of passengers and the general public. Melbourne International Airport strictly follows airport security standards as established by the TSA.
For complete details on security policy, passenger screening and acceptable carry-on items, contact the U.S. Transportation Security Administration via:
The Melbourne Airport Police Department, led by Director of Public Safety and Police Chief Michael Brewer, has full jurisdiction over the facility and is staffed by full-time, law enforcement officers. Chief Brewer began his career at the airport in 1993 after serving in the U.S. Air Force and working as a security officer at Cape Canaveral Air Station. He holds a Bachelor's degree in professional studies from Barry University and a Masters in public administration from Webster University.
Melbourne International Airport provides an on-site Federal Inspection Station managed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Customs and Border Protection. This station is capable of processing 500 passengers per hour.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection