Zurich Airport, Canton Zurich

Zurich Airport Prison (Flughafengefängnis Abteilung Ausländerrechtliche Administrativhaft) (NB. This is a distinct facility from the Zurich Airport transit zone facility)

Status

In use

2020

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Canton Zurich, Migrationsamt des Kantons Zürich / Service de la Population, Canton Vaud

Management: Canton de Zurich (Government-local)

Detains: Adult men, Adult women

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
106
No Data
No Data
Switzerland

3,284

Immigration detainees (2018)

Not Available

Estimated detention capacity (2020)

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FACILITY NAMES
Zurich Airport Prison (Flughafengefängnis Abteilung Ausländerrechtliche Administrativhaft) (NB. This is a distinct facility from the Zurich Airport transit zone facility)
Location

Country: Switzerland

City & Region: Zurich Airport, Canton Zurich, Europe

Latitude, Longitude: 47.4504958699, 8.5593795776

Contact Information
Postfach 141
8058 Zürich-Flughafen
Tel. 044 804 29 00
Fax. 044 803 00 21
Email: flughafengefaengnis@ji.zh.ch

MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2011
Operating Period

Year of Entry 1995

Center Status

Status In use

2020

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2011
Management

Name Canton de Zurich

Type Government-local

2015

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult men

2011

Name Adult women

2011
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2011

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 106

2011
Capacity Reserved for Immigration Detainees (criminal facility)

Number 105

2015

LENGTH OF DETENTION

Detention Timeframe (long, medium, short)

Length Long-term (more than 20 days)

2011

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS RATINGS

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2011

STAFF

SEGREGATION

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

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