Lost and Found


Customers who lose personal items at MRY can inquire to different lost and found departments, depending on where the item was last seen. To submit an inquiry about an item left at the airport, click here.

Items Left on an Aircraft

Personal items left on board an aircraft are stored and maintained by the specific air carrier.  Those items are not submitted to the Airport Lost and Found.  Passengers must contact their airline directly to determine if the lost item is in their posession. If you need the phone number for your airline, view the list of airlines currently serving Monterey Regional Airport.

Items Left in Public Areas

The Monterey Regional Airport Lost and found is located on the second floor of the terminal building in the Administration Offices. Our business hours are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Lost and Found staff will secure all items found in public areas, including the terminal building, parking lots, TSA security checkpoints, gate areas and curbside.  Our staff will make every effort to research and locate potential owners. 

We do not take custody of items left on an airplane (see above) or in vehicles such as rental cars, taxis or rideshares.

For items lost in public areas, please fill out our Lost and Found formIf your call is not answered, please leave a detailed message with your name, contact information, a description of the item, and information about when and where you left the item.

You may arrange for the return of items by:

On-site pickup: If you properly identify items, you may pick them up during normal business hours. We require a picture ID at the time of pick up. Representatives of the owners may pick up items with proper identification and verified permission of owners.

Delivery by mail: With a Fed Ex or UPS account, the Lost and Found Office can prepare items for shipment Monday - Friday, before 3:00 PM each day. The owner will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of the delivery, including creating and paying for the shipment order and sending the pre-paid label to Airport staff.