Malaga Airport Lost Luggage

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Have you lost any personal belonging at Malaga Airport? You want to recover a lost item? Find out here how to contact the Malaga airport Lost and Found office.

You find the Lost and Found office at Malaga airport behind the check in desks 363 – 386 in Terminal 3 on the first floor.

Last year, the office at Malaga Airport registered 7.348 items found in the whole of the airport. Of these items 1.305 returned back to their owners.

Some items recovered were babies pushchairs, handbags, glasses, briefcases, watches belts, etc.

The office legally has to keep all the lost and found items for a period of two years since they were found.

The items which are not claimed by the owner over the two year period are usually donated to three different charities in the Malaga area.

Useful tips

Here are some tips on how to avoid losing your personal belongings.

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Check-in Malaga airport. Credit Depositpotos
  • Don’t let your luggage out of your sight.
  • Make sure that you have everything before moving to a different part of the airport / getting on the plane.
  • Avoid getting your personal belongings out where there is a big queue of people. They could fall and get lost amongst the crowd of people.
  • Wear a jacket or clothes which have zipped pockets.
  • To avoid losing your keys you could use a key-chain and fasten this to your trousers.
  • Don’t wear your wallet in back pockets. It could fall on the floor without you realising.
  • Make sure you have all the items with you before leaving the plane.

Malaga Airport Lost & Found Office

You can find the Lost and Found office in Terminal T3. Floor 1 in the check-in area (behind check-in desks 363 – 386).

Instructions to recover your lost objects at the airport

  • Fill in this form and send via email to Be as precise as possible. The information provided must be detailed enough to unequivocally identify your object.
  • Describe your belongings, date, flight number, contact information, etc.
  • If they find your item, the office will get in touch with you and provide a registration number.
  • You then have to tequest an appointment at least 72 hours in advance by sending an email to
  • When picking up the item, the owner must provide proof of identity (national ID card or passport). Otherwise you need a written authorisation if the person who is picking up the object is not the owner.
  • The lost property service is free of charge.
  • If you cannot come to the airport,  you will have to contact a courier service that could deliver your object to you.


(+34) 952 048 837
(+34) 952 048 851

You have lost something on the plane?

In that case you have to report it to the corresponding airlines lost luggage office in the baggage reclaim area of the airport.