Lost and Found at MDW Airport
Traveling can be hectic and in the rush, it's not uncommon for items to get misplaced or forgotten. If you've lost something at Chicago Midway Airport, don't panic. The procedures for retrieving lost items vary depending on where the item was misplaced. This guide will walk you through the steps to take if your item was lost at a security checkpoint, on an aircraft, or in other areas of the airport.
Items Lost at Security Checkpoint
If you suspect that your item was lost at a security checkpoint, you should contact the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). They have a dedicated Lost & Found Website where you can report your lost item. Be sure to provide as much detail as possible about the item and where you believe it was lost to help the TSA locate it.
Items Lost on Aircraft/Lost Luggage
For items that were lost on an aircraft or luggage that didn't arrive at baggage claim, you'll need to contact the airline you were traveling with. You can find contact information for all airlines served by MDW Airport here. Below are the contact details for some of the most popular airlines:
Items Lost in Other Areas
If your item was lost in other areas of the airport, such as the terminal or parking facilities, there are several organizations at Midway International Airport that handle lost and found items. When trying to locate a missing item, contact the organization closest to the location the item was last seen.
If you don't know where you misplaced the item, you can contact several or all of the agencies separately. For items lost in public areas of the terminal, contact the Midway Communication Center at (773) 838-0656 or Chicago Police (773) 838-9669. If your item was lost in the parking facilities, contact Standard Parking at (773) 838-0753. For items lost in the customs area, contact U.S. Customs and Border Protection at (773) 948-6330.
You can also report your lost item using the Lost & Found Claim Link.