Lost and Found at SAN Airport
Lost an item at San Diego Airport? Don't panic! Every airport has different procedures for handling lost items, and the process can vary depending on where the item was lost. This guide will walk you through the steps for retrieving items lost at security checkpoints, 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 TSA security checkpoint, you can contact the TSA Lost and Found at SAN Airport directly. The contact number for the TSA Lost and Found at SAN Airport is +1-619-400-2140. They can assist you in locating your lost item.
Items Lost on Aircraft/Lost Luggage
For items lost on the aircraft, including missing luggage at baggage claim, you need to contact your airline directly. You can find the contact information for the airlines served at SAN Airport here. Here are some popular airlines at SAN Airport:
Items Lost in Other Areas
SAN Airport's Lost and Found office is dedicated to helping passengers retrieve their lost items. However, please note that only essential items such as government-issued IDs, passports, baggage, jewelry, medication, medical devices, cell phones, laptops, high-end electronics, and legal documents are currently being accepted due to safety precautions.
Items found are secured for 90 days before disposition. The Lost and Found staff makes every effort to research and locate potential owners. Once positive ownership is identified, you may arrange for the return of items by on-site pickup or Federal Express at your own expense.
Lost items can be claimed by submitting a lost item claim using the form link. A custodian will reach out within 48 hours if a match is found.