US Airways will allow passengers to transport firearms in
accordance with Federal Law.
shooting equipment will be accepted as checked baggage only.
A passenger who presents checked baggage that contains a firearm must
declare the weapon and sign a written acknowledgement that the firearm
Firearms must be packed in a manufacturer’s hard–sided container
specifically designed for the firearm, a locked hard–sided gun case, or
a locked hard–sided piece of luggage. Handguns may be packed in a locked
hard–sided gun case, and then packed inside an unlocked soft–sided piece
of luggage. However, a Conditional Acceptance Tag must be used in this
Baggage containing firearms must be locked at all times and the key or
lock combination retained by the passenger.
A Firearm Unloaded Declaration form (available only at the airport) must
be signed and placed inside the bag or gun case.
Checked ammunition may not exceed 11 lbs/5 kg per person. Ammunition
must be packed in the original manufacturing package or constructed of
wood, fiber, plastic, or metal and provide separation for cartridges.
Ammunition may be checked in the same piece of luggage as a firearm. No
additional documentation is required.
There is no limit to the number of items contained in rifle, shotgun or
pistol case, up to 50 lbs/23 kg, 62 in/157 cm in maximum.
A passenger who presents a firearm to be checked to an international
destination must be in possession of all required import documentation
for their international destination city and any international transit
points. It is the responsibility of the passenger to acquire the
required documentation from the applicable government entity prior to
travel (usually a consulate or embassy). Firearms will not be accepted
for transport if international import requirements have not been met.
Antlers will be accepted as checked baggage for a charge of $100 per
direction. The following conditions of acceptance apply:
Dimension (H +
W + L) must not exceed 120 in/305 cm
On the CRJ
aircraft the largest dimension cannot exceed 33 in/84 cm and the overall
dimensions cannot exceed 99 in/252 cm
On the Dash 8
aircraft the largest dimension cannot exceed 50 in/127 cm
be completely clean and free of residue
Points must be
covered and protected
1 rack per
combine or cradle 2 or more racks