News Releases

Oct 07 2019, 04:00 PM
LAWA BREAKS GROUND ON AIRPORT POLICE FACILITY AS PART OF NORTHSIDE PLAN

(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) broke ground today on a state-of-the-art $220 million Airport Police Facility that will consolidate operations from eight separate locations under one roof just north of the Central Terminal Area in Westchester.

Oct 04 2019, 01:29 PM
Coming End of October: New LAX-it Will Reduce Traffic and Provide a Better Experience for Guests Using Taxis and Ride Apps for Pickup
(Los Angeles, CA) As Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) ramps up work on its modernization program, the airport today announced plans for “LAX-it,” a convenient, amenity-rich, centralized area for guests to pick up a taxi or ride app service, and avoid traffic in the Central Terminal Area (CTA). LAX-it will open at the end of October, and will remain in service until the Automated People Mover opens in 2023.

LAX-it will only be for pickups, as ride app and taxi drivers will continue to drop off passengers at the terminal curbs on the Upper/Departures Level.
Oct 01 2019, 09:00 AM
OCTOBER MODERNIZATION HIGHLIGHTS: Key Updates on Construction Projects at LAX

(Los Angeles, CA) Each month, Los Angeles World Airports shares updates on current and upcoming construction projects at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). As the airport is in the midst of a multibillion-dollar modernization program, new projects are starting with regular frequency.

Sep 25 2019, 11:00 AM
LAWA OFFICIAL LAWRENCE ROLON NAMED TO FEDERAL ADVISORY PANEL ON AIR CARRIER ACCESSIBILITY

(Los Angeles, CA) Lawrence Rolon, who serves as the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) coordinator for Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), has been appointed to the U.S. Department of Transportation's Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) Advisory Committee.

Sep 18 2019, 10:00 AM
LAX CELEBRATES LATINO HERITAGE MONTH

(Los Angeles, CA) This week marks the beginning of Latino Heritage Month, and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is proud to honor the influence of Latinx culture through a variety of culinary offerings, cultural performances, art and guest experiences. Latin America is a growing market for LAX, with more than 5.7 million passengers flying between LAX and Latin America this year – an increase of more than 4 percent from the previous year.

Sep 17 2019, 01:29 AM
LAX AND VAN NUYS AIRPORTS RECEIVE INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATION FOR GREENHOUSE GAS REDUCTIONS

(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Van Nuys general aviation airport (VNY) are once again certified under the internationally recognized Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) program. VNY, one of only a few general aviation airports in the world to be certified, achieved its highest-ever level of certification.

 

 

Sep 12 2019, 01:43 PM
Mayor Garcetti and Los Angeles World Airports Break Ground on Historic Consolidated Rental Car Facility

(Los Angeles, CA) Mayor Eric Garcetti broke ground today on the Consolidated Rent-A-Car (ConRAC) facility at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), which will centralize rental car operations into one convenient location and offer a direct connection to the upcoming Automated People Mover (APM) train. The Mayor was joined at the ceremony by Councilmembers Mike Bonin and Joe Buscaino, Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC) President Sean Burton, and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) CEO Deborah Flint, as well as community and labor leaders.

 

Sep 10 2019, 04:30 PM
FOUR NEW ART EXHIBITIONS BRING SOLO AND CURATED GROUP DISPLAYS TO LAX

(Los Angeles, CA) Four new art exhibitions at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) will take passengers at Terminal 1 on a journey through a variety of artistic practices, including photography, printmaking, sculpture, video work, drawing and painting. The new exhibitions, presented in partnership with the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs and now on display, include three solo artists and one group exhibition.    

 

Sep 10 2019, 11:00 AM
LAWA CONSTRUCTION SAFETY PROGRAM BEATS NATIONAL AVERAGES, RECORDS NO LOST-TIME INJURIES IN PAST YEAR

(Los Angeles, CA) The $14.3 billion modernization at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) was already the largest public works program in the history of Los Angeles, and now it’s also one of the safest, with no lost-time incidents over the last year of construction work at the airport.

 

 

Sep 03 2019, 04:30 PM
HireLAX Apprenticeship Readiness Program Graduates 25 Students in Sixth Cohort

(Los Angeles, CA) The HireLAX Apprenticeship Readiness Program graduated its sixth cohort on Friday, with 25 students ready to take the next step in their construction careers after successfully completing the intensive eight-week program taught at Los Angeles Southwest College (LASC).

Sep 03 2019, 11:00 AM
September Modernization Highlights: Key Updates on Construction Projects at LAX

(Los Angeles, CA) Each month, Los Angeles World Airports shares updates on current and upcoming construction projects at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). As the airport is in the midst of a multibillion-dollar modernization program, new projects are starting with regular frequency.

Aug 29 2019, 11:00 AM
LAX NAMED A TOP AIRPORT FOR FAST Wi-Fi, SPEED GROWS MORE THAN 540% SINCE 2016

(Los Angeles, CA) Wi-Fi speeds at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) continue to grow, with a new independent analysis showing that average download speeds on the airport’s fast and free network are among the best in the U.S. and Canada.

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