You have to take change out of your pockets when you go through airport security, but you’re supposed to pick it back up when you’re done.
Turns out those forgotten coins add up to a healthy windfall for the Transportation Security Administration.
TSA collected $765,759.15 in unclaimed change in fiscal 2015, twice the amount of change left behind at airports in fiscal 2008.
Miami travelers forgot the most change, about $50,000 worth in fiscal 2015.
Travelers left behind nearly $13,000 in change at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in fiscal 2015, nearly $11,000 at Reagan National and just over $7,000 at Dulles.