Preventing acts of unlawful interference with Civil Aviation

Longport Africa

  • CEOWilliam Daniel
  • LOCAfrica
  • EST2017
  • RELJoint Venture Operating Company

Established in 1993, Longport has grown to become one of the largest and most reputable suppliers of AVSEC services in Latin America. Today, the business consists of over 3500 employees, operates in 14 countries, and is now expanding into Africa.

Having gained its experience during the high-risk 90’s in Columbia, Longport has a successful record in the prevention of major threats of terrorism, narcotics and undocumented passengers. With a mission to ‘prevent unlawful interference with civil aviation,’ Longport provides AVSEC services to passenger and cargo operations for carriers, airports and handling companies. And as an Annex 17 and ICAO 8973 driven company, all services are fully compliant with ICAO and local regulations, as well as TSA and EU regulations as required by the carrier.

Amongst its strengths, Longport is well-regarded for its technical capability. They have developed their own portable surveillance cameras and amongst other projects, an impressive AVSEC eLearning platform.


The number of countries in which Longport operates.


The number of Longport employees

154 k

The number of dangerous goods discovered by Longport in a three-year period.