Miami International Airport & Baggage Auctions
Miami International Airport in Miami Florida had 16,194,277 Enplanements in 2014. Miami Airport, also known as MIA and historically Wilcox Field, is the primary airport serving the Miami area. The airport is eight miles (13 km) northwest of Downtown Miami, in metropolitan Miami, between the cities of Miami, Hialeah, Doral, Miami Springs, the village of Virginia Gardens, and the unincorporated Fontainebleau neighborhood. It is South Florida’s main airport for long-haul international flights. Miami International is also one of only eight U.S. airports to accommodate the Airbus A380 jumbo jet.
MIA Airport baggage auctions and news for Miami International Airport
Miami Airport Baggage Auctions – Goodwill Industries of South Florida has taken over unclaimed baggage auctions from the Miami International Airport. Miami International Airport will no longer offer baggage auctions to the public. Miami International Airport sold luggage at public auctions after it went unclaimed for 90 days, they decided the process had become excessively time-consuming and expensive.
In 2013 Miami International Airport signed a contract with Goodwill Industries of South Florida so the unopened suitcases in bulk are sold in the two South Florida Superstores. Until the contract ends in 2016, there are no baggage auctions at the Miami International Airport.
To buy baggage items from the Miami International Airport use the online auction from Goodwill in South Florida www.goodwillsouthflorida.org Some auctions are also held by the Florida Department of Financial Services. To see if they have any current auctions visit the Unclaimed Property in Florida website at www.fltreasurehunt.org