Los Angeles international Airport as request
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is the seventh busiest airport in the world and third busiest in the United States. LAX served more than 74.9 million passengers in 2015. LAX offers 742 daily nonstop flights to 101 cities in the U.S. and 1,273 weekly nonstop flights to 76 cities in 41 countries on 64 commercial air carriers. LAX ranks 14th in the world and fifth in the U.S. in air cargo tonnage processed, with more than 2.1 million tons of air cargo valued at over $101.4 billion. LAX handled 655,564 operations (landings and takeoffs) in 2015.
LAX is part of a system of three Southern California airports – along with LA/Ontario International and Van Nuys general aviation – that are owned and operated by Los Angeles World Airports, a proprietary department of the City of Los Angeles that receives no funding from the City’s general fund.
Central Terminal Area
The central complex features nine passenger terminals connected by a U-shaped, two-level roadway. Curbside baggage check-in is available on the Upper/Departures Level. Baggage claim and ground transportation are on the Lower/Arrivals Level. Restaurants, cocktail lounges, gift shops, newsstands, duty free shops for international flights, restrooms, nursing rooms, public telephones, business centers, airline lounges, children’s play area, animal relief stations, and other convenient services for the traveling public are located in and outside the terminals.
Other amenities include a first-aid station in the Tom Bradley International Terminal and Interactive Visitors Centers (kiosks) with passenger information and direct telephone connections to area hotels/motels, public ground transportation services, and car rental firms serving most Southland communities. Free LAX shuttle service is provided between all terminals, Economy Parking Lot C/LAX Bus Transit Center, and the Metro Rail Green Line Aviation Station connecting with Los Angeles County’s public rail system.
LAX serves as a hub for American Airlines , Delta Airlines , United Airlines , and Virgin America . The airport serves as a focus city for Allegiant Air , Air New Zealand , Qantas , Southwest Airlines , Spirit Airlines and Volaris . LAX serves as either a hub or focus city for more Mainline US Carriers than any other airport in the Country and is the only airport that all three legacy carriers have designated a hub.
As the largest international airport on the U.S. West Coast, LAX is a major gateway to and from Europe, Latin America, Asia and Oceania. With its deep connections to Asia and Latin America in particular, LAX is considered to be the premier "Gateway to the Pacific Rim."
|Name||Los Angeles International Airport|
|Address||1 WORLD WAY, LOS ANGELES, CA 90045|
|Location||SOUTH WESTERN AREA LOS ANGELES, ALONG PACIFIC COAST|
|Time zone||UTC/GMT -7 PDT
PST NOV-MAR UTC -8
|Terminals||TOM BRADLEY INTERNATIONAL TERMINAL|
|Runways||4 RUNWAYS, 24L,24R,25L,25R|