Firearms discovered by screeners at U.S. airports 2005-2019

This statistic shows the total number of firearms discovered by screeners at airports in the United States from 2005 to 2019. In 2019, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered 4,4,32 firearms at U.S. airport checkpoints.

Number of firearms discovered by screeners at airports in the United States from 2005 to 2019

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Source

Release date

January 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

2005 to 2019

Supplementary notes

Air passengers are not allowed to take guns, ammunition, firearm parts, or realistic replicas onto the plane. Guns can be put in their checked baggage. They must be unloaded, packed in a locked, hard-sided container and declared to the relevant airline.

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