Lost and Found at ATL Airport
Experiencing the panic of losing an item while traveling can be stressful. Each airport, including the Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta Airport, has different procedures for handling lost items. The process can vary depending on where the item was lost. This article will guide you through the steps to take if you lose an item at the security checkpoint, on an aircraft, or in other areas of the airport.
Items Lost at Security Checkpoint
If you suspect that you lost an item at a security checkpoint, the first step is to contact the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The TSA maintains a Lost and Found department dedicated to reuniting passengers with their lost items. You can visit the TSA Lost & Found Website for more information and to report a lost item.
Items Lost on Aircraft/Lost Luggage
For items lost on an aircraft or missing luggage at baggage claim, you must contact the airline you were traveling on. For contact information, visit the Airlines Served page. Here are some of the most popular airlines used at ATL Airport:
Items Lost in Other Areas
If you left items in the terminal or at a gate, it's best to contact the airline directly. For airline contact information, visit Passenger Airlines at ATL. Items left in other areas of the airport are given to ATL’s Lost and Found.
You can report lost items and see frequently asked questions at the Lost Item Report Page. The Lost and Found office can be reached via email at [email protected]. It is located in Domestic Terminal North, upper level, across from American Airlines ticketing. The office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.