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Ammunition travel case

When you are transporting a handgun or other firearm on a commercial airline, you must follow these regulations.

  • All firearms must be unloaded.
  • All firearms, ammunition, and firearm parts must be:
    • Declared at the ticket counter during the check-in process.
    • Packed in a hard-sided, locked container.
    • Checked with your other luggage.

Other requirements also apply. Check with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) or your airline for more information.