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Los Angeles Airport Guide to LAX Airport

LAX Terminals

Los Angeles Airport has 9 passenger terminals known as Tom Bradley International Terminal (Terminal TBIT) and Terminals 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8.

They are arranged in the shape of the U letter and it takes about 4 minutes walk to go from one terminal to the next one if they are next to each other.

The Terminals distributed in a U shape are located in an area known as the Central Terminal Area (CTA), where Tom Bradley Terminal (Terminal B) is located in its core. Please note that from the right side passengers can access to North Terminals 1, 2, 3, whilst from the left side to South Terminals 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8.

 

LAX Terminal 1

Los Angeles Terminal 1 is just used by Southwest Airlines, from where domestic flights and international check-in is done.

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LAX Terminal 2

Los Angeles Terminal 2 hosts international flights.

It is hub for Virgin Atlantic, that uses Terminal 2 for check-in and also Southwest for international check-in.

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LAX Terminal 3

Los Angeles Terminal 3 is a passenger check-in hub for Avianca, Interjet, Virgin Australia and Copa Airlines.

It is a hub for Delta Air Lines, which is currently the only airline that operates in the terminal.

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LAX Terminal 4

Los Angeles Terminal 4 is only used by American Airlines.

Arriving international passengers at Terminal 4 disembark at TBIT.

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LAX Terminal 5

Los Angeles Terminal 5 is home of boarding gates 50A, 50B, 51A, 51B, 53A, 53B, 54A, 54B, 55A, 56, 57, 58 and 59.

Boarding gates 52A and 52J are located at American Eagle Terminal.

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LAX Terminal 6

Los Angeles Terminal 6 hosts boarding gates: 60, 63, 64A, 64B, 65A, 65B, 66, 67, 68A, 68B, 69A and 69B.

Alaska Airlines is one of the airlines serving LAX Terminal 6.

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LAX Terminal 7

Los Angeles Terminal 7 is just used by United Airlines and United Express.

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LAX Terminal 8

Los Angeles Terminal 8 is used by the mainline flights of United Airlines and United Express.

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LAX Terminal B - Tom bradley terminal 

LAX Terminal B or TBIT is the only terminal that hosts international flights (the other ones are hosted in Terminal 2).

Given its size and capacity Tom Bradley International Terminal is able to host more than 10 million passengers / year.

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TRANSFER BETWEEN TERMINALS 

There are several ways to move between terminals: 

- Walking: There are terminals where passengers can move freely walking airside. 

- Shuttles: There are shuttles to move between terminals to transport passengers. 

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