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

(Los Angeles, CA) February construction impacts for LAX 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 –, and The three sites replace the previous version of

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.

Jan 19 2018, 08:00 AM
Los Angeles World Airports Authorizes $336M Design-Build Contract to Construct Terminal Cores for LAX's Automated People Mover

(Los Angeles, CA) The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC) authorized the award of a $336.5 million contract to design and build three terminal cores as part of Los Angeles World Airports’ (LAWA) Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP). The terminal cores consist of new and upgraded facilities that will be built in key locations around the terminal area to provide staircases, escalators, elevators, and walkways that will connect Los Angeles International Airport’s (LAX) terminals with the new Automated People Mover (APM). The five-year design-build (DB) contract was awarded to Austin Commercial, LP., of Dallas, Texas.

Jan 18 2018, 05:00 PM
Passengers Use Their Own Faces as Boarding Passes in Biometric "E-Gate" Demonstration

(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), British Airways, and Vision-Box officials were on hand in the Tom Bradley International Terminal this afternoon to observe passengers boarding BA Flight 280 to London Heathrow International Airport with a rather unique credential – their own faces.

Jan 18 2018, 10:00 AM
Board of Airport Commissioners Approve Contract to Install 2,200 New Security Bollards at LAX

(Los Angeles, CA) Today, the Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC) awarded a contract for the construction of permanent security bollards throughout the Central Terminal Area (CTA) of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The bollards, which will be installed in the coming months, will enhance airport security by providing a permanent separation between the roadway and pedestrian pathways. The bollards will replace K-rails, which were temporarily installed this past holiday season.   

Jan 13 2018, 10:00 AM
LAX Environmental - A Year in Review

In our final reflection on 2017, we are proud of progress made in 2017 to make LAX and Van Nuys both cleaner and greener airports. We are committed to environmental sustainability and we optimize our environmental footprint through the use of natural resources, energy conservation and restoration.    

Jan 12 2018, 10:00 AM
LAX Economic Impact - A Year in Review

In our third reflection on 2017, we look back on LAWA's significant contribution to the regional economy. At LAX, we are undergoing a major transformation and have created an economic environment that is bringing jobs to the region and increasing consumer confidence. We have executed plans for modernizing terminals and amenities as well as introduced new international routes. As our modernization efforts continue, we will endeavor to showcase all of what Los Angeles has to offer.

Jan 10 2018, 10:00 AM
Mayor Garcetti Announces a Record-Breaking Year for the L.A. Economy

(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles’ economy continued to surge in 2017, as tourism, travel through LAX, and Port cargo broke all-time records yet again. Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the record-breaking numbers today at LAX’s Tom Bradley International Terminal, alongside Councilmember Joe Buscaino and leaders from the Los Angeles Convention & Tourism Development Department, the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board, Los Angeles World Airports, and the Port of Los Angeles.

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