Lost and Found at IAH Airport
Traveling can sometimes be a stressful experience, and in the hustle and bustle, it's easy to misplace personal belongings. If you've lost something at the Houston Intercontinental Airport, don't panic. The procedures for retrieving lost items can vary depending on where the item was lost. 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 you've left an item at a security checkpoint, you'll need to contact the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The TSA has a dedicated Lost & Found Website where you can report your lost item and provide detailed information to help locate it.
Items Lost on Aircraft/Lost Luggage
For items lost on the aircraft or missing luggage at baggage claim, you'll need to contact the airline you were traveling with. You can find a list of airlines and their contact information on the Airlines Served page. Here are some of the most popular airlines:
Items Lost in Other Areas
If your item was lost in other areas of the airport, there are several different parties to contact depending on where the item was lost. The airport's Lost & Found office is open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and can be reached at 1-833-253-2940. The office is located on the Arrivals Level in Terminal E.
For lost passports, these are turned over to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection within five business days. They can be contacted at 1-281-230-4672. If you've left an item on a Car Rental Shuttle Bus, you can contact Transdev at 1-281-233-1019 or email [email protected].
To report a lost item, you can use the Lost & Found Claim Link.