Justice Prisoner and Alien Transportation System

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The Justice Prisoner and Alien Transportation System (JPATS), nicknamed "Con Air", or ICE Air is an agency of the federal government of the United States charged with the transportation of persons in legal custody among prisons, detention centers, courthouses, and other locations.wikipedia
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United States Marshals Service

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The agency is managed by the United States Marshals Service out of the JPATS headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri.
The Marshals Service is the primary agency for fugitive operations, the protection of officers of the federal judiciary, the management of criminal assets, the operation of the United States Federal Witness Protection Program and the Justice Prisoner and Alien Transportation System, the execution of federal arrest warrants, and the protection of senior government officials through the Office of Protective Operations.

Federal Transfer Center, Oklahoma City

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Additionally, the Federal Transfer Center at Oklahoma City's Will Rogers World Airport was built especially to facilitate prisoner transport on JPATS.
FTC Oklahoma City is located adjacent to the Will Rogers World Airport, and serves as the main hub of the Justice Prisoner and Alien Transportation System, popularly known as Con Air.

Will Rogers World Airport

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Additionally, the Federal Transfer Center at Oklahoma City's Will Rogers World Airport was built especially to facilitate prisoner transport on JPATS.
The U.S. Department of Justice has major Justice Prisoner and Alien Transportation System (JPATS) facilities at Will Rogers World Airport.

Con Air

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The film borrows its title from the nickname of the Justice Prisoner and Alien Transportation System.

Federal government of the United States

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The Justice Prisoner and Alien Transportation System (JPATS), nicknamed "Con Air", or ICE Air is an agency of the federal government of the United States charged with the transportation of persons in legal custody among prisons, detention centers, courthouses, and other locations.

Prison

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The Justice Prisoner and Alien Transportation System (JPATS), nicknamed "Con Air", or ICE Air is an agency of the federal government of the United States charged with the transportation of persons in legal custody among prisons, detention centers, courthouses, and other locations.

Federal Bureau of Prisons

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Though primarily used by the Federal Bureau of Prisons or U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, JPATS also assists military and state law enforcement.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

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Though primarily used by the Federal Bureau of Prisons or U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, JPATS also assists military and state law enforcement.

Military police

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Though primarily used by the Federal Bureau of Prisons or U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, JPATS also assists military and state law enforcement.

Kansas City, Missouri

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The agency is managed by the United States Marshals Service out of the JPATS headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri.

Immigration and Naturalization Service

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JPATS was formed in 1985 from the merger of the Marshals Service air fleet with that of the Immigration and Naturalization Service.

Oklahoma City

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Air fleet operations are located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, with hubs in Las Vegas, Nevada; Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

Las Vegas

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Air fleet operations are located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, with hubs in Las Vegas, Nevada; Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

Puerto Rico

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Air fleet operations are located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, with hubs in Las Vegas, Nevada; Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

Virgin Islands

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Air fleet operations are located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, with hubs in Las Vegas, Nevada; Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

Airline

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Usually, the airline employs Boeing 737-400 aircraft to transport convicts and illegal residents of the United States for extradition.

Boeing 737 Classic

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Usually, the airline employs Boeing 737-400 aircraft to transport convicts and illegal residents of the United States for extradition.

United States

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Usually, the airline employs Boeing 737-400 aircraft to transport convicts and illegal residents of the United States for extradition.

Saab 2000

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JPATS also operates an additional Saab 2000 turboprop.

International Civil Aviation Organization

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JPATS aircraft use the ICAO designator DOJ with the callsign JUSTICE.

September 11 attacks

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Immediately after the September 11, 2001 attacks, when the Federal Aviation Administration [[Closings and cancellations following the September 11, 2001 attacks#Travel effects|grounded all civilian air service]], JPATS was the only civilian passenger-carrying air service allowed to continue flying in U.S. airspace.

Closings and cancellations following the September 11 attacks

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Immediately after the September 11, 2001 attacks, when the Federal Aviation Administration [[Closings and cancellations following the September 11, 2001 attacks#Travel effects|grounded all civilian air service]], JPATS was the only civilian passenger-carrying air service allowed to continue flying in U.S. airspace.

Boeing 727

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In the early 1970s, the U.S. Marshals were offered a transfer from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of a Boeing 727 aircraft.

Flight attendant

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Marshals are trained with aircraft emergency procedures very similar to those flight attendants learn to protect the aircraft's occupants.

Physical restraint

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Passengers aboard a flight are restrained with handcuffs as well as ankle and waist chains which are double- or even triple-locked.