Canton Zurich

Zurich Airport Transit Zone Detention Facility (Flughafengefängnis Abteilung Strafvollzug)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Transit centre (Administrative)

Custodial Authority: Canton Zurich, Migrationsamt des Kantons Zürich

Management: Not Available

Detains: Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
No Data
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Switzerland

3,284

Immigration detainees (2018)

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2020)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
8058 Zürich-Flughafen
Email: flughafengefaengnis@ji.zh.ch
Center status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2011
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Administrative

Type Transit centre

2011

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2011
Maximum official detention period at facility

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS