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Airport Security Market Size - By Technology (Access Control, Cybersecurity, Perimeter Security, Screening & Scanning, Surveillance, Real-Time Locating System), COVID-19 Impact Analysis & Forecast, 2022 - 2028

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  • Published Date: Jan 2022
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Airport Security Market Size

Airport Security Market size valued at USD 15 billion in 2021 and is projected to grow at over 8% CAGR from 2022 to 2028.

Airport security focuses on building an ecosystem integrating security solutions, back-office, operators, security guards, military, and air traffic control. Airport authorities across regions are implementing practices in accordance with strict government regulations and guidance, supporting them in securing entry points in a country or state. The administration is deploying solutions such as cybersecurity, access control, surveillance, screening devices, real-time locating systems, and perimeter security bollards. Technology providers are integrating evolving technologies, such as AI, IoT & machine learning, with surveillance cameras & scanning devices for data transfer across multiple departments in a facility. Security scanning equipment industry is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of over 7% in the forecast period due to growing focus on infrastructure development and public safety.

Airport Security Market Overview

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The introduction of new government rules and regulations to prevent terrorist attacks in various countries, such as Germany, Belgium & the UK, will drive the market growth for airport security solutions in the coming years. With increasing terrorism, governing administrations are emphasizing on taking security measures and enforcing laws for increasing the safety of the airports. To avoid attacks & incidents in the future, authorities in Europe have adopted & established rules on airport security.

The rising emphasis on system integration of different safety parameters will propel the airport security market expansion. For better site management, authorities are investing in comprehensive software. This factor has encouraged solution providers to focus on R&D activities to introduce new solutions. They are integrating smart technologies, such as the cloud and data analytics, to offer a holistic view of the facility. In addition, the in-built servers prevent data redundancy and increase security. It supports the organization in security management, rapid scalability, flexibility & improvement in performance.

The COVID-19 pandemic negatively impacted the revenue of market players in 2020. The airport security market witnessed a dip of around -10% in 2020. Due to the pandemic, government authorities imposed strict lockdown measures & travel restrictions. Furthermore, the closure of borders hindered the manufacturing, logistics & supply chain capabilities of several companies. The pandemic also resulted in labor shortages across various sectors in the market. Temporary restrictions on travel reduced the overall count of passengers opting for airways, thus impacting the total revenue. However, relaxation on lockdown regulations increased the daily traffic of airports across different regions in 2021, with market witnessing recovery in the last year.

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Airport Security Market Size

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The U.S. airport security market is expected to witness 7% growth rate through 2028 led by the rising importance of reducing the entry & exit processing time at airport security checkpoints. To develop the overall traveler experience, airport authorities are deploying smart technologies such as biometrics & digital panels. The deployment of such solutions post COVID-19 lockdown increased in several regions, as the airport management is focusing on implementing contactless access control systems to reduce any direct human touch. Government agencies are also supporting the technology implementation across the countries.

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Europe airport security market is estimated to attain a CAGR of 9% till 2028 owing to the growing investments in infrastructural modernization. To reduce the overall hassle during the checking & screening process, administrations are deploying high-end technologies such as automated lanes, x-rays, and integrated networks. They are focusing on improving security parameters and the efficiency of the facility to cater many passengers simultaneously.  Market leaders are partnering with airports to strengthen their position in the industry.

Airport Security Market Share

Key companies operating in the airport security market include

  • IBM Corporation
  • Axis Communications AB
  • C.E.I.A. S.p.A.
  • FLIR Systems
  • Hitachi Ltd.
  • Leidos, Inc.
  • Westminster Group PLC
  • Honeywell International, Inc.
  • Collins Aerospace (Raytheon Technologies)
  • Biosensor Applications AB
  • OSI Systems
  • Thales Group
  • Siemens AG
  • Bosch Sicherheitssysteme GmbH
  • Auto Clear LLC
  • Smiths Detection Group Ltd.

Participants are focusing on strengthening their market presence through expansion and securing new projects across different regions.

The airport security market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD from 2018 to 2028 for the following segments:

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Market, By Technology

  • Access control
  • Cybersecurity
  • Perimeter security
  • Screening & scanning
  • Surveillance
  • Real-Time Locating System (RTLS)
  • Others

The above information has been provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Southeast Asia
    • Australia
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
    • Colombia
  • MEA
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Israel
    • South Africa


Authors: Suraj Gujar

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Market size of airport security was around USD 15 billion in 2021 and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 8% between 2022 and 2028 owing to the rising implementation of practices in accordance with strict government regulations and guidelines.

The U.S. market is anticipated to record a growth rate of 7% up to 2028 driven by the surging importance of reducing the entry & exit processing time at security checkpoints.

Europe market value is slated to exhibit a CAGR of 9% by 2028 considering the escalating investments in infrastructural modernization.

Key players across the industry comprise Leidos, Inc., Axis Communications AB, Honeywell International, Inc., IBM Corporation, Siemens AG, Auto Clear LLC, Westminster Group PLC, Smiths Detection Group Ltd., Biosensor Applications AB, FLIR Systems, and others.

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  • Base Year: 2021
  • Companies covered: 22
  • Tables & Figures: 163
  • Countries covered: 22
  • Pages: 250
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