Los Angeles World Airports’ Mass Notification System
Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) will disseminate information that is relevant to the operation of LAX and VNY airports through LAWA Alerts. As an LAX or VNY stakeholder, you may request an account at this link. This will allow you to receive notifications through various contact paths including text, e-mail, and automated phone calls. LAWA Alerts utilizes Everbridge to send targeted notifications to its subscribers based on their position and/or relationship to the airport. To update your contact information please visit this link: http://lax.to/managealerts.
You can also receive alerts and manage your settings by installing the Everbridge Mobile App.
Types of messages you may receive through LAWA Alerts:
- Critical Events that may have the potential to impact or have already impacted operations
- Information about external significant events that are of interest to stakeholders
- Early warning notices
- Disaster notifications
- Evacuation notices
- Public health notices
- Public safety notices of imminent or perceived threats to life or property
There are a variety of ways that LAWA can communicate with you in an emergency. In addition to sending urgent notifications about emergencies through LAWA Alerts, the following systems will be used:
Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) - This system allows LAWA to send an alert to compatible mobile devices in or around LAX and does not require a subscription. To learn more about WEA, please see FEMA’s program FAQ at this link.
Follow Us On Social Media
LAWA utilizes a variety of social media platforms to share information with the public.
|@flyLAXAirport—The official Twitter of LAX|
|@LAAirportPD—The official Twitter page for the Los Angeles Airport Police|
Please note, these accounts are not monitored 24/7. It is not advisable to rely on social media as your primary method of notification of an emergency.
Alerts from other Jurisdictions
Click here to see a list of emergency notification systems available throughout LA County.
LAWA Alerts—If you no longer wish to receive any notifications from LAWA Alerts please visit this link.
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