Solomon Islands Aviation
No military forces are maintained by the Solomon Islands, although the police force of nearly 500 includes a border protection element. The police also have responsibility for fire service, disaster relief, and maritime surveillance. The police force is headed by a commissioner, appointed by the Governor General and responsible to the Prime Minister.
The islands have two airport with paved runways (1,524 to 2,437 m: 1 914 to 1,523 m: 1), four airports with unpaved runways (1,524 to 2,437 m: 1 914 to 1,523 m: 8 under 914 m: 25), and three heliports.
Knowledge of aircraft and helicopters.