Lost and Found at TPA Airport
Traveling can be stressful, and losing an item at the airport can add to that stress. Each airport, including Tampa Airport, has different procedures for handling lost and found items. The process of retrieving your lost item can vary depending on where the item was lost. This article will guide you through the different procedures at TPA Airport, and provide tips for successfully retrieving your lost items.
Items Lost at Security Checkpoint
If you suspect that you lost an item at a security checkpoint, you should contact the TSA Lost and Found department. They can be reached at this phone number: +1-813-554-1414.
Items Lost on Aircraft/Lost Luggage
For items lost on the aircraft, including missing luggage at baggage claim (lost luggage), you must contact the airline you are traveling on. You can find the contact information for all airlines served by Tampa Airport here. Here are links to the most popular airlines used at TPA Airport:
Items Lost in Other Areas
If you lost an item in other areas of the airport, including the Main Terminal, airsides, parking garages, restrooms, baggage claim, ticketing, restaurants, shops, shuttles, and security screening, you should create a claim for the lost and found department using the airport's third-party service called Chargerback.
You can submit your claim online at any time via this link. The Lost and Found office is open for inquiries from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, excluding holidays. If you've lost an item at the Airport and are still on the premises, you can pick up any courtesy phone and request to speak to the Lost and Found office.