Flying with a camping stove takes some preparation. Don’t waste time, fuel, or lose your stove to TSA. Here are the steps to take.
June 14, 2017 update: MSR recently checked in with TSA to confirm these policies still apply. TSA indicated one update—the burner, free of fuels, is allowed in checked baggage only. That update is reflected below. Flying with a camping stove can be trickier than one would think. Don’t waste time, fuel, or lose your stove. Follow these steps and check up with TSA to make sure you’re flying right with your backcountry stove! TSA Rules – You are allowed to bring a stove in checked baggage, but ONLY if you take the time and care to empty it of all fuel and clean it so there are no vapors or residue left. If you do not clean the stove thoroughly flammable vapors will remain, and those can lead to confiscation….