Lost and Found at DFW Airport
Traveling can be stressful and the last thing you want to worry about is losing an item. At Dallas Fort Worth Airport, procedures for recovering lost items can vary depending on where the item was misplaced. This guide will help you understand the steps to take if you've lost an item at a security checkpoint, on an aircraft, or in other areas of the airport.
Items Lost at Security Checkpoint
If you suspect you've lost an item at a security checkpoint, you should contact the TSA Lost and Found. They can be reached by phone at +1-972-973-4420.
Items Lost on Aircraft/Lost Luggage
For items lost on the aircraft or missing luggage at baggage claim, you must contact the airline you traveled with. You can find contact information for all airlines served by DFW Airport at the Airlines Served page. Here are some of the most popular airlines used at DFW Airport:
Items Lost in Other Areas
If you've lost an item in other areas of the airport, DFW offers two Lost and Found areas. Lost items may be delivered to the American Airlines Lost and Found near gate C2 (past security) or the DFW Lost and Found located in the Terminal E baggage claim near E4 (pre-security). Please note that items lost on an airplane will be handled by each individual airline's Lost and Found.
The Lost and Found offices operate Monday through Sunday, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. You can file a lost property report online at the Lost and Found Claim page. DFW’s Lost and Found does not charge to file a lost property report. Please be aware that there has been an increase in unverified third-party websites charging travelers a fee to retrieve a lost item(s).