How does San Jose Airport's Fire Readiness Stack Up?

The FAA does not set minimum staffing requirements for airport fire stations. The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit compared San Jose Airport to 10 other airports of similar size. SJC has the fewest firefighters per shift of any of the airports we examined.

Ranked by number of firefighters per shift (lowest to highest)

Ranked by size of airport(smallest to largest). The bar shows number of personnel per shift.

Notes: San Francisco Airport is much larger than San Jose Airport, but is included in this list for regional comparison.