Aviation Division

247 Cayuga Road, Cheektowaga, New York 14225
Phone: (716) 630-6150
Division Commander – Captain Christopher Chiodo


Transit Police officers perform patrol duties, such as traffic control and enforcement, taking accident and crime reports, making arrests for crimes and warrants, and patrol of the airport and NFTA properties. The primary requirement of the Transit Police Airport Division, by federal mandate, is the rapid response to the Security Checkpoint in the event of a security breach or prohibited items being brought through. Officers routinely respond to the checkpoint for found weapons, drugs and other hazardous items.

Buffalo Niagara International Airport is located in the town of Cheektowaga, New York. The airport serves Buffalo, New York and Southern Ontario, Canada. The airport averages approximately 110 daily flights, with nonstop service to 18 cities. It plays an essential role in the development of business and tourism in the Buffalo Niagara region. Buffalo Niagara International Airport exceeded 5,300,000 passengers for 2009.

Niagara Falls International Airport, in the City of Niagara Falls; New York, shares its runways with the Niagara Falls Air Revserve Station. The airport serves national flights and charters in addition to handling general aviation.

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