News Releases

Feb 16 2018, 02:00 PM
TSA, LAWA Partner to Demonstrate State-of-the-Art Security Technologies at LAX

Los Angeles, CA) The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) today highlighted two security checkpoint technologies that are currently being piloted at Los Angeles International Airport’s (LAX) Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT). These systems are designed to enhance security while easing the screening process for travelers.

Feb 15 2018, 02:00 PM
LAWA Recommends LINXS to Design, Build, Finance, Operate & Maintain the Automated People Mover at LAX

(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC) has approved LAX Integrated Express Solutions (LINXS) as the Recommended Developer (RD) and has initiated the first agreement between the parties. The agreement with LINXS sets in motion the path towards full contract approval by BOAC and the Los Angeles City Council in April to design, build, finance, operate and maintain (DBFOM) the Automated People Mover (APM) at LAX.

Feb 13 2018, 05:00 PM
Flying Kisses From LAX PUPs and Southwest Airlines Delight Passengers at Terminal 1

(Los Angeles, CA) This morning, visitors to Los Angeles International Airport’s (LAX) Terminal 1 were met with a pack of love: nearly 20 of LAX’s Pets Unstressing Passengers (PUPs) canines (and their human volunteers) were eagerly waiting to greet the guests.  

Feb 10 2018, 12:00 PM
Middle School Students Jump-Start Their Aviation Imaginations at Annual LAX Job Shadow Day

(Los Angeles, CA) Students from Orville Wright and (Judge) Albert Monroe Middle Schools were treated to an airfield bus ride and a behind-the-scenes look at airport operations as part of today’s LAX Job Shadow Day. The annual event allows students to learn about aviation careers from those working at the airport, including engineers, project managers, law enforcement officers, community relations specialists, and pilots. The event took place at the Flight Path Museum and Learning Center, and included mentors from Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and Compass Airlines.

Feb 09 2018, 05:00 PM
LAX Construction Impacts: Parking Structure 4 Construction Begins

(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is advising guests that a project to build new ramps inside Parking Structure 4 will result in a change for accessing Levels 4-5 of the facility beginning on Monday, February 12, and continuing through the summer.

Feb 08 2018, 05:00 PM
Overnight Water Line Replacement to Close Lanes at Terminals 1-2

(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is advising guests that water line relocation work will close multiple lanes at Terminals 1 and 2 on the Lower/Arrival Level beginning early Monday, February 12, between the hours of 12 midnight and 7:00 a.m. 


Feb 01 2018, 04:30 PM
LAX Construction Impacts in February

(Los Angeles, CA) LAX Construction impacts in February include water line replacement and excavation work for DWP power vault project.

Jan 30 2018, 09:00 AM
LAX, VNY & LAWA Get New Mobile-Friendly Websites

(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) announced the launch of its new digital presence with three distinct websites – FlyLAX.com, iFlyVNY.com and LAWA.org. The three sites replace the previous version of LAWA.org.

Jan 26 2018, 01:30 PM
LAWA Partners with Mayor Garcetti for Citizenship Workshop at LAX

(Los Angeles, CA) On Saturday, January 27, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is partnering with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Office of Immigrant Affairs and the National Immigration Forum’s New American Workforce to host a U.S. citizenship application workshop. During the workshop, application assistance will be provided free of charge to eligible LAWA employees and their family members.

Jan 22 2018, 04:00 PM
135 Local Residents Turnout for HireLAX Orientation

(Los Angeles, CA) This past weekend, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) joined with Los Angeles Trade Technical College, Los Angeles Southwest College, the County of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles/Orange Counties Building and Construction Trades Council to host a mandatory orientation for the second class of the HireLAX program.

Jan 22 2018, 09:00 AM
LAX Will Temporarily Move its G-Shuttle to Hawthorne/Lennox Station Starting Jan. 26

(Los Angeles, CA) Riders who use the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) shuttle from the Aviation/LAX Metro Station will see a change in service starting on Friday, January 26, related to construction work needed to tie the Green Line tracks in to the new Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project. Beginning at 9 p.m. on January 26, the LAX “G” Shuttle will pick up and drop off passengers at the Hawthorne/Lennox Metro Station, about four miles east of the airport. The change is necessary because Metro’s light rail service will not be available at five stations west of Hawthorne/Lennox (Aviation/LAX, Mariposa, El Segundo, Douglas and Redondo Beach) during the construction.

Jan 19 2018, 04:00 PM
LAX to Temporarily Close Runway on South Side of Airport for Rehabilitation Work, Lighting Improvements

(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) announced today that Runway 7L/25R, located on the south side of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) will be closed for approximately four months for a reconstruction project. The closure will begin on Saturday, January 20, at 1:30 a.m., and is expected to last until mid-May.

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