I am flying tomorrow with two handguns. Am I aloud to check ammo in my luggage?
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March 29, 2011, 09:43 PM
needs to be in packaging designed to hold ammunition. aka, not loose in a plastic bag.
you are also limited to 11 pounds of it as i recall.
March 29, 2011, 09:46 PM
Same question! I'm flying next wed.
From what I have read, I'm pretty sure most airlines will let you, but they have to be properly boxed, which I couldn't get a clear definition on what that is. Anyone know?
@nolaemt, so the boxes they came in should be fine? they are just regular winchester rounds.
March 29, 2011, 09:48 PM
Generally yes, but check your airlines rules to be sure your packaging, etc. is in compliance.
March 29, 2011, 09:50 PM
Yes, you can check ammo in your luggage. It must either be in the original box, or boxes designed for ammo, such as reloading boxes. Not a bad idea to also place ammo boxes in another cardboard box. I believe you can also transport in magazines, but I not done that.
March 29, 2011, 10:33 PM
READ THE AIRLINES WEBSITE
like really, they have entire sections with explicit instructions....
OH, and carry a copy of the TSA hand book, you will read it before anybody in the TSA does, and DON'T use TSA locks on the pistol case. Secure means you don't have a gun, and they don't have a key.
March 29, 2011, 10:54 PM
Not to be a jerk, but a quick search would have produced about a billion threads describing the process of flying with firearms and ammo...