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Jul 29 2019, 11:00 AM
LAWA Completes 'Shoofly' to Allow for Through Traffic During Construction of 98th Street Extension

(Los Angeles, CA) Today, as part of its Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP) to transform how people access Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) officially opened to vehicle use an auxiliary road called a “shoofly” on Aviation Boulevard between Arbor Vitae Street and Century Boulevard. The shoofly, one of several enabling projects that are preparing LAX and the surrounding streets for heavy construction, will allow the flow of traffic between Century Boulevard and Arbor Vitae Street to be maintained during construction of the future extension of 98th Street.

Jul 24 2019, 06:00 PM
David L. Maggard Named Deputy Executive Director for Law Enforcement and Homeland Security at Los Angeles World Airports

(Los Angeles, CA) Today, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) announced that following a nationwide search, Chief of Airport Police David L. Maggard has been named Deputy Executive Director for Law Enforcement and Homeland Security, effective Monday, August 5. 

Jul 22 2019, 06:00 PM
Mayor Garcetti and Councilman Buscaino Join LAWA Officials for Tour of Midfield Satellite Concourse
(Los Angeles, CA) This morning, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles City Councilmember Joe Buscaino (District 15) joined Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) CEO Deborah Flint and other airport officials for a hard-hat tour of the Midfield Satellite Concourse, greeting dozens of HireLAX graduates and other workers at the $2 billion facility. 
Jul 22 2019, 12:30 PM
LAX Volunteers, Including 40-Year Veteran, Recognized at Annual Luncheon
(Los Angeles, CA) Every year, tens of millions of travelers at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) are greeted and assisted by a corps of dedicated volunteers, but none has served as long as Carole Mullaney, who has volunteered for 41 of the airport's more than 90-year history.
Jul 17 2019, 06:05 PM
LAWA Sustainability Symposium Highlights Strategies for Aviation Industry to Help Fight Climate Change
(Los Angeles, CA) As climate change becomes the defining issue of a generation, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) today hosted a Sustainability Symposium to provoke discussions about how to tackle this looming threat in part through sustainable aviation practices – including through development of a new LAWA Sustainability Action Plan.
Jul 15 2019, 05:37 PM
Overnight Lane Closures Slated on Century Boulevard
Installation of a new Los Angeles Department of Water and Power ductbank for the United Airlines East Aircraft Maintenance Hangar project will require overnight lane closures on Century Boulevard between Airport Boulevard and Avion Drive, east of LAX. Typically two lanes will be closed at one time, either on the eastbound or westbound roadway.
Jul 12 2019, 11:00 AM
Lane Closures Slated Saturday on Century Boulevard
Work to install a new Los Angeles Department of Water and Power ductbank for the United Airlines East Aircraft Maintenance Hangar project will require the closure of up to two lanes in each direction on Century Boulevard between Airport Boulevard and Avion Drive, east of LAX.
Jul 12 2019, 09:06 AM
LAX Joins Restaurant Week to Highlight L.A. Favorites on the Fly
(Los Angeles, CA) – Visitors from around the world won’t have to leave the airport to enjoy hot deals on signature Los Angeles cuisine this month.
Jul 12 2019, 08:20 AM
Paving Scheduled This Weekend on Sepulveda Boulevard, Westchester Parkway Near LAX
(Los Angeles, CA) – Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is proud to announce that Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has been named the “Most Innovative Airport (large hub)" by the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE). The award, which is given as part of AAAE's Airport Innovation Awards for innovative developments that are a model for airports around the country, recognizes LAX for its new Shop and Dine digital marketplace developed in partnership with Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield.
Jul 11 2019, 04:10 PM
LAX Named Most Innovative Airport by American Association of Airport Executives
(Los Angeles, CA) – Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is proud to announce that Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has been named the “Most Innovative Airport (large hub)" by the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE). The award, which is given as part of AAAE's Airport Innovation Awards for innovative developments that are a model for airports around the country, recognizes LAX for its new Shop and Dine digital marketplace developed in partnership with Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield.
Jul 11 2019, 02:15 PM
LAX Breaks Ground on Intermodal Transportation Facility - West, A Key Component of the Landside Access Modernization Program
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti joined Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) leadership and elected officials for a ceremonial groundbreaking for the Intermodal Transportation Facility – West (ITF-West), a key component of Los Angeles International Airport’s (LAX) Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP). Located between Westchester Parkway and 96th Street, the ITF-West, a parking structure and mobility hub, will be the first component of LAX’s modernization projects to be completed, opening in 2021. Two new roadways – Jetway Boulevard and 93rd Street – will provide direct access to the facility.
Jul 10 2019, 04:08 PM
LAX Guests Reminded of Service Changes on Metro Green Line Starting This Weekend
(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is reminding guests at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to allow extra time when using the Metro Green Line during upcoming track work and testing that will temporarily suspend weekend rail service at six Metro stations, including Aviation/LAX.
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