Mick Lee

Mick Lee

Mick Lee is a Chicago radio personality and the Program Director of WLIT, 93.9 LITE FM. Originally from upstate NY, Mick wanted to be a radio DJ as a...Full Bio


Airport Travelers Left a Million Dollars at Security-Checkpoints Last Year

American banks and retailers may be in the midst of a coin shortage right now, but its airports sure aren't.

Air travelers left $926,030 in security-checkpoint bins between October 1, 2018 and September 30, 2019. The most loose change was left behind at New York's JFK airport, where jet-setters accidentally parted with $98,110.

Surprisingly, travelers at the country's busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International, only lost $13,315.

Here are some notable amounts left at various airports across the country:

1) New York JFK Airport 98,110.00

2) San Francisco SFO 52,668.70

3) Miami MIA 47,694.03

4) Los Angeles McCarran 44,401.76

5) Dallas DFW 40,218.19

6) Orlando MCO 37,760.89

7) Chicago O'Hare 35,398.93

8) Los Angeles LAX 32,693.30

9) Boston Logan 29,259.13

10) Houston George Bush 27,173.45

11) Washington Dulles 26,968.95

15) Minneapolis MSP 20,433.00

You can see the full list of total dollars by airport here.

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