Los Angeles Airport (LAX)

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Los Angeles Airport (IATA: LAX, ICAO: KLAX), also known as LAX Airport is the main international airport serving the Greater Los Angeles Area and also the state of California. The airport is located in the southwestern Los Angeles, 12 miles from Downtown Los Angeles.

 

 

LAX serves as a hub for American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Virgin America and United Airlines. It also serves as a focus city for Air New Zealand, Qantas, Allegiant Air, Volaris, Spirit Airlines and Southwest Airlines.

Los Angeles Airport (IATA: LAX) is the busiest airport in California.
Los Angeles Airport (IATA: LAX) is the busiest airport in California.
The airport is located in the southwestern Los Angeles, 12 miles from Downtown Los Angeles.
The airport is located in the southwestern Los Angeles, 12 miles from Downtown Los Angeles.
LAX Airport served 74,9 Million passengers in 2015.
LAX Airport served 74,9 Million passengers in 2015.
There are nine passenger terminals in LAX Airport.
There are nine passenger terminals in LAX Airport.
All terminals in LAX are arranged in 'U' shape.
All terminals in LAX are arranged in "U" shape.
LAX airport is the largest international airport on the U.S. West Coast and it is the major gateway to/from Latin America, Asia, Oceania and Europe. Los Angeles airport is known as the premier “Gateway to the Pacific Rim” for its deep connections to Latin America and Asia specifically.
In 2015 the airport handled 74,937,004 million passengers a year. This figure ranks it as the 5th busiest airport by passenger traffic worldwide and the 3th busiest one in the world in terms of aircraft movements. In 2015 LAX airport did over 650,000 aircraft movements.

 

Terminals

Los Angeles airport has 9 passenger terminals:

- Tom Bradley International Terminal (Terminal B)

- Terminals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8.

 

They are arranged in the shape of the horseshoe.

 

- Terminal 1: is exclusively used by Southwest Airlines.

- Terminal 5: is exclusively used by Delta Airlines.

 

The other terminals operate with more than one airline. Every Terminal has a direct connection with the parking building except terminal 8 and Tom Bradley International Terminal.

 

Between terminals 6, 7 and 8 there is a Terminal Connector.

Facilities and Services

At Los Angeles airport there are lots of restaurants, bars and cafés spread through the terminals and the different airport areas. Shops and boutiques are spread through the airport as well with known international brands and retails.

 

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Shuttle Bus

- Shuttle bus: terminals 4, 5, 6 7 and 8 are connected airside through an underground tunnel between Terminals 4, 5 and 6 and above-ground walkways between Terminals 6, 7 and 8. An airside shuttle bus operates among Terminals 4, 6 and the American Eagle Remote terminal. It is also available the transportation to/from LAX Parking Lot C (C Route). Shuttle service is also provided to/from the Metro Rail Green Line - Aviation Station (G Route).

 

- Hotel & Parking Lot Shuttles: please, contact with your hotel.

Transport

- Public Transportation: Metro Green Line Aviation Station offers free shuttle service. To pick it up go on the Lower/Arrival Level islands in front of each terminal, and board the "G" Shuttle. "C" shuttle is also available to get to the Metro Bus Center.

From there, passengers can board city buses serving Los Angeles area.

Other public companies provide transportation from LAX airport. Check here the transportation page.

 

- Bus: Go to different destinations of Los Angeles and vicinities.

Location: on the Lower/Arrival Level islands in front of each terminal. They are signalised as “FlyAway, Buses & Long Distance Vans”. There are different companies and routes.

 

- Taxis: Yellow company provide service. Taxis wait on the curbside on the Lower/Arrival Level islands in front of each terminal.

LAX airport in numbers

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is the fifth busiest airport in the world and second busiest in the United States, offering 692 daily flights to 85 domestic cities and 928 weekly nonstop flights to 67 cities in 34 countries on 59 passenger air carriers.

 

Contact information

Address: 1 World Way, Los Angeles, CA 90045, United States

Phone: +1 855-463-5252

Emergency: (310) 646 – 7911 

 

Lost and Found

Police phone for insurance purposes: (424) 646-6100 / (424) 646- LOST (5678).

Hours: 8am to 5pm from Monday to Friday. Closed during most holidays and festivities.

Offices located at LAX Airport Police Lost & Found, 5600 W. Century Blvd., Suite 119, Los Angeles, CA 90045.

Phone: (310) 242-9073.

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