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Hazardous Material/Articles Aboard Aircraft
Hazardous materials include many common items from your home, workshop, or garage which because of the physical or chemical properties can pose a danger during air transportation. The following is a partial list common items that are strictly forbidden in carry-on or checked baggage:
- Mace, tear gas, and other irritants
- Aerosols containing flammable material
- Loaded firearms
- Gunpowder and primers
- Loose ammunition
- Gasoline, diesel, or kerosene
- Propane, butane cylinders or lighter refills
- Wet-type batteries (as used in cars)
- Safety or "strike-anywhere" matches
- Corrosive material
- Infectious substances
- Radioactive material
- Any equipment containing fuel
The following hazardous articles may be transported in restricted quantities in hand-carried or checked baggage. A restricted quantity is what a passenger would use on a short trip.
- Toiletry articles and medicines containing hazardous substances
- Matches and lighters
- Electronic wheelchairs as checked baggage
- Small arms ammunition for sporting purposes when properly packaged
- Catalytic hair curlers without refills
- Oxygen cylinders used by individuals for medical purposes
- Dry ice in small quantities
- Aerosols intended for personal care (hair sprays and deodorants)
- Lithium batteries located in watches, computers, etc.
Any questions about lost baggage can be directed to our lost and found office by calling (907) 552-3781/4616 or DSN (317) 552-3781/4616.
For flight or registration inquires contact the 732 AMS Passenger Terminal at (907) 552-4616/8588 / DSN (317) 552-4616/8588,
or FAX (907) 552-3996 / DSN (317) 552-3996.