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The LAX sign at the Century Boulevard entrance to Los Angeles International Airport
The LAX control tower and Theme Building

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Los Angeles International Airport is the fifth busiest passenger airport in the world and ranks eleventh in air cargo tonnage handled. LAX is served by nearly 90 passenger and cargo airlines. A number of airlines use LAX as a hub. These airlines include American Airlines, Alaska Airlines and United Airlines. Airport is located 15 miles (24km) southwest of downtown Los Angeles. Read more >>

Airport status

The status information provided indicates general airport conditions. Check with your airline to determine if your flight is affected.

Delays by Destination: No destination-specific delays are being reported.
Departures: Traffic is experiencing gate hold and taxi delays lasting 15 minutes or less
Arrivals: Arrival traffic is experiencing airborne delays of 15 minutes or less.

Current weather and time


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Local time : Saturday, 01 Oct 2016, 6:47 AM

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Terminals

LAX has 9 passenger terminals arranged in a "U", also called a "horseshoe". Each terminal serves several airlines and a large number of destinations. The check-in area for all flights is on the upper level.

Frequent, free shuttle service is provided between terminals (approximately every 12 to 15 minutes) to assist travelers in getting from one terminal to another to make airline connections. To use this service, travelers should board the A-Airline Connections Shuttle under the LAX Shuttle & Airline Connections blue sign on the Lower/Arrival Level islands in front of each terminal.

LAX terminals
LAX terminals

Latest airport news

LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT PUTS THE “L.A. BACK INTO LAX” WITH 60 NEW DINING AND SHOPPING OPTIONS OPENING THIS YEAR

Monday, April 9, 2012

PUBLIC MEETINGS SCHEDULED TO DISCUSS REVISED NOTICE OF PREPARATION OF DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT FOR LAX NORTHSIDE PLAN UPDATE

Thursday, April 5, 2012

TRAVEL ADVISORY

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

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