Vienna, Schwechat

Vienna Schwechat Airport (transit zone)

Status

Last documented use

2018

Type: Transit centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Federal Office for Immigration and Asylum, Aliens Police

Management: Police (Governmental)

Detains: Asylum seekers (administrative), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
35
No Data
No Data
Austria

5,252

Immigration detainees (2018)

21

Detained children (2017)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information

Wien-Flughafen, 1300 Schwechat, Austria


Center status

Status Last documented use

2018

Status In use

2014
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Transit centre

2014

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Police

Type Governmental

2018

Name Aliens Police

Type Governmental

2006
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2018

Security Level Secure

2006
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2018
Estimated average detention period (days)

Number of Days 20

2006
Categories of detainees

Name Asylum seekers (administrative)

2006

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2006
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 35

2017

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 40

2006
Total number of detainees (year)

Number 958

2006

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Federal Office for Immigration and Asylum

Ministry Interior Ministry

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

2018

Agency Aliens Police

Ministry Interior Ministry

Ministry Typology Interior or Home Affairs

Facility owner

State or Privately Owned Government

Name of Owner

2018