The Tucson Airport Authority maintains a Lost and Found office for items found in the TUS airport terminal, TAA parking facilities and parking shuttles. See below for separate Lost and Found procedures that apply to items that may have been left at TSA Security Checkpoints or on airline flights.
TAA Lost and Found
The TAA Lost & Found office is temporarily closed to the public but staff can be reached by phone at (520) 573-8156 during normal business hours.
- Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, except holidays
- Phone: (520) 573-8156
- Items found in the airport terminal, TAA parking lots, the parking garage and TAA parking shuttles are securely stored for 30 days before disposition.
- For items that may have been left at a TSA checkpoint, separate contact information is below.
- For delayed baggage or items that may have been left on a plane, airline contact information is listed below.
How Are Found Items Claimed and Returned?
The Lost and Found staff secures found items while trying to research and locate potential owners. You may arrange for the return of an item.
- On-site pickup: If you properly identify items, you can pick them up during business hours, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays – Fridays except holidays. A photo ID is required at time of pick up. Arrangements for pickup after office hours can be pre-arranged by calling (520) 573-8156 when the office is open. Representatives of the owners may pick up items with proper identification and verified permission of the owner.
- U.S. Mail: Arrangements can be made to return small items via U.S. Postal Service if a mailing container with proper postage is provided to the Lost and Found office.
For Items Left at a TSA Checkpoint
To reach TSA Lost and Found at TUS, phone (520) 799-9302. To reach TSA concerning another airport, the national toll-free number is 1-866-289-9673.
For Items Left On A Plane or Bag Claim
Each airline has it own procedures for items found on planes. For delayed baggage, it is best to file a report directly with the airline before leaving the airport. (Many airlines have Baggage Service offices on the lower level that are staffed during flight arrivals.) Otherwise, lost-and-found contacts for airlines: