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Community Benefits Agreement (CBA)

The Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) sets forth (1) a range of community benefits and impact mitigations that will be provided by the Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) as part of the LAX Master Plan Program, and (2) an ongoing role for the LAX Coalition in implementation and oversight of these benefits and mitigations. The CBA details various proposals of mitigations, benefits, and is an attachment to the Cooperation Agreement.


Cooperation Agreement

Noise Mitigation
  • Increased funding for Airport Noise Mitigation Program
  • End-of-Block Soundproofing
  • Suspension of Avigation Easement
  • FAR Part 161 Study for Limitations on Nighttime Departures

Economic Development Benefits
  • Job Training Program
  • Work Experience Programs
  • First Source Hiring Program
  • Small Business Attraction and Retention Program
  • Application of City Living Wage and Worker Retention Ordinances

Community Environmental/Health Studies
  • LAX Air Quality and Source Apportionment Study
  • Health Study of Upper Respiratory System and Hearing Loss Impacts
  • Environmental Justice Community-Based Research Studies

Air Quality/Emission Reductions and Control
  • Electrification of Passenger Gates
  • Electrification of Cargo Operations Areas
  • Electrification of Hangars
  • Emission Reductions from Ground Service Equipment
  • Emission Reductions from On-Road Trucks, Buses and Shuttles
  • Conversion of On-site Trucks, Shuttles and Buses to Alternative Fuel
  • Limits on Diesel Idling
  • Assessment and Mitigation of Particulate Matter
  • Provision of Alternative Fuel
  • Hydrogen Fuel Cell Infrastructure at LAX

Environmental Mitigations/Commitments for Construction
  • Construction-related Diesel Emission Reduction Requirements
  • Rock Crushing Operations/Materials Stockpiles Away from Residential Areas
  • Application of Green Building Principles
  • Diversion of Construction Traffic from Residential Streets



Community Benefits Agreement – PDF – Download

Exhibit A – Aviation Easement – PDF – Download

Exhibit B – Noise Easement – PDF – Download

Exhibit C – First Source Hiring for Airport Employers – PDF – Download

Exhibit D – Air Quality & Source Apportionment Study –  PDF – Download

Exhibit E – South Coast Ground Service Equipment Memorandum of Understanding 
–  PDF – Download





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