The entire citadel was constantly free-falling, based on the caliph's will. Thus, the only kind of movement possible within the citadel was flight.
Any creature incapable of flight or hovering was constantly buffeted by wind from djinn guards while they were in audience with the Great Caliph.
The Great Caliph and his court issued decrees and collected taxes, but the citadel did not produce tangible products.
The noble djinn had several elite military organizations that they could call upon if the Court of Ice and Steel was threatened, including: