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Jan 17 2024, 10:00 AM
LAWA Celebrates Topping Out of LAX’s Midfield Satellite Concourse (MSC) South

(Los Angeles) Approximately seven months after its groundbreaking, Los Angeles International Airports (LAX)’s Midfield Satellite Concourse (MSC) South celebrated its Topping Out, a milestone that marks the placement of the project’s final structural beam. The ceremony was attended by Councilwoman Traci Park of Council District 11, members of the Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) executives and staff and members of the design and construction team. MSC South is an extension of the West Gates at Tom Bradley International Terminal and will add approximately 150,000 square feet and eight gates for narrowbody aircraft.

Dec 21 2023, 10:00 AM
Deck the (Departure) Halls with Flights and Baggage Trolleys: LAX Prepares for Busy Winter Holiday Travel Period

(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is wrapping up the year with an anticipated busy winter holiday travel period. The airport is expecting more than 4 million passengers to use the airport between December 14 and January 3, a 12% increase compared to the same period last year.

Dec 20 2023, 09:30 AM
NEW ART INSTALLATIONS BY LOCAL AND REGIONAL ARTISTS WELCOME HOLIDAY TRAVELERS AT LAX

(Los Angeles) As passengers travel through Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) this holiday season, they will experience an inspiring range of new artworks by ten artists in nine installations across Terminals 1, 3, 7 and the Tom Bradley International Terminal. Presented by Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA)'s Art Program, the new exhibitions complement recently opened and refreshed terminal spaces while showcasing the vibrancy of LA through sculpture, painting, photography, murals and multimedia. Together, these featured installations offer views of the city, whether from a bird's eye perspective or through intimate portraits of those who call Los Angeles their home.

Dec 12 2023, 04:53 PM
LIST OF SUSTAINABILITY ACCOLADES GROWS FOR LAX’S CONSOLIDATED RENT-A-CAR FACILITY

(Los Angeles) Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)’s Consolidated Rent-A-Car (ConRAC) facility has been recognized with an Energy and Operational Carbon Design Merit award from the U.S. Green Building Council-Los Angeles (USGBC-LA).

Dec 11 2023, 12:00 AM
SUCCESSFUL COMMUNITY SANTA FLY-IN EVENTS AT LAX, VAN NUYS AIRPORT BRING JOY TO HUNDREDS AND SUPPORT LOCAL TOY DRIVES

(Los Angeles and Van Nuys, CA) — On Saturday, Dec. 9, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Van Nuys Airport (VNY) hosted community Santa Fly-In events that were a great success — each attracting over 500 enthusiastic attendees of all ages for a day filled with celebrations, entertainment and giving back to the community. The events were made possible by partnerships with the Westchester Family YMCA and the Mid Valley Family YMCA, and helped support the organizations’ annual holiday toy drives.

Nov 30 2023, 08:00 AM
LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ANNOUNCES SUSTAIN WITH LOVE INITIATIVE SUPPORTING THE ELIMINATION OF SINGLE-USE PLASTIC WATER BOTTLES

(Los Angeles, CA) – Guests at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) have a new reason to love the airport’s mission to reduce single-use plastic water bottles. The exclusive LOVE at LAX water bottles by MOBOT, with art design from well-known Los Angeles artist Ruben Rojas, are available at select retail stores beginning Friday, Dec. 1.

Nov 20 2023, 10:00 AM
THANKSGIVING TRAVEL AT LAX EXPECTS TO DRAW UP TO 2.5 MILLION PASSENGERS TO THE AIRPORT

(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is expecting a Thanksgiving travel period with up to 2.5 million passengers using the airport from Nov. 16 through Nov. 20, and more than 92,000 vehicles on peak travel days. Guests are encouraged to arrive early and pre-book parking in the newly opened LAX Budget Parking facility, LAX Economy Parking, or other official airport parking lots.

Nov 17 2023, 08:00 AM
AIRPORT MINORITY ADVISORY COUNCIL LAUNCHES LOS ANGELES CHAPTER WITH RIBBON-CUTTING CEREMONY AND ENGAGING EVENT

(Los Angeles, CA) – The Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) celebrated the launch of its Los Angeles Chapter in partnership with Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) Airports during the inaugural AMAC LA Business Diversity Event.

Oct 25 2023, 10:00 AM
LAX AVIATION CAREER DAY ACHIEVES RECORD-BREAKING ATTENDANCE WITH 1,100 STUDENTS LEARNING ABOUT INDUSTRY OPPORTUNITIES

(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is proud to announce record-breaking student participation at today's Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Aviation Career Day where more than 1,100 local high school students engaged with aviation companies and agencies to learn about career paths in the industry.

Oct 19 2023, 10:00 AM
LAX PASSENGER TRAFFIC TOPS PRE-PANDEMIC NUMBERS FOR FIRST TIME DURING CONSECUTIVE OCTOBER DAYS

(Los Angeles, CA) - Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is proud to announce the airport surpassed pre-pandemic passenger levels for the first time since 2019 during a two-day October travel period.
The milestone was first reached on Monday, October 9 when the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reported screening 111,017 passengers at LAX ...

Oct 04 2023, 02:37 PM
AT LAX, HISTORIC MILESTONE ACHIEVED THROUGH POST-SECURITY CONNECTIONS THAT ALLOW TRAVELERS TO JOURNEY BETWEEN ALL TERMINALS

(Los Angeles) When Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)’s Terminal 3 and Tom Bradley International Terminal connector recently opened, ticketed passengers and airport employees began enjoying unimpeded pedestrian access across LAX’s terminals post-security. The new path of travel equals approximately 2-miles from Terminal 1 to Terminal 8, allowing airport guests to conveniently journey to connecting flights and an abundant collection of offerings including food and beverage vendors, shopping and ...

Oct 02 2023, 10:00 AM
NEW DINING, RETAIL EXPERIENCES OPEN INSIDE WEST GATES AT TOM BRADLEY INTERNATIONAL TERMINAL

(Los Angeles, CA) Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), in partnership with Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) Airports, is excited to announce an elevated guest experience at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) with the opening of brand-new retail and restaurants inside the West Gates at Tom Bradley International Terminal.

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