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LAX. Now we're flying. LAX is undergoing an amazing transformation.
Get up-to-the-minute airport traffic, tips on getting around and all the latest happenings right here.
Century Boulevard Closure
FRI 7/25 (9PM) to MON 7/28 (6AM)
Century Blvd. will be closed at Aviation Blvd. Plan ahead and allow extra time. Use public transit/FlyAway.
FlyAway® Santa Monica
New non-stop FlyAway bus service to LAX from the Santa Monica Civic Center. Click for more information.
LAX Construction Updates
July 2014
Download the PDF to plan ahead for LAX lane restrictions, closures and pedestrian impacts, as well as in-terminal renovations.
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Go Against The Grain
When it's crowded on the departures level (mornings), drop your passengers off on the arrivals level. Or, when picking passengers up when it's crowded in the evenings, have them meet you on the departures level.
West Way Shortcut
Avoid lower level World Way loop traffic. Take the West Way shortcut on the upper level (a sharp left past Terminal 2) and make a fast right at "to Arrivals," and you'll end up across from the International Terminal.
Quick Exit
On the lower level, take the West Way shortcut just past Terminal 2, then make a left at Center Way to exit the airport.
1, 2, 3 Exit
When picking up at Terminals 1, 2 or 3, get in the left lane, and when you reach the Tom Bradley International Terminal, make a left on Center Way, then stay to the right and you can exit the airport on the lower level.
Cell Phone Waiting Lot
Located off W. 96th Street next to LAX Parking Lot C, it's the perfect place to wait for passengers to arrive or they can meet you there via the "C" Shuttle.
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The brand new Tom Bradley International Terminal – experience the crown jewel of LAX.
Now you don't have to leave LAX to try some of LA's hottest restaurants.
Soon this stylish new walkway will be connecting international travelers to Terminal 4.
Feel at home even when you're not. Relax in our comfy new lounges with free WiFi and even more outlets.
LAX is undergoing its largest improvement project ever and the best is yet to come.

Coming Soon:
  • More charging stations
  • New luxury lounges
  • Modern gates and waiting areas
  • State-of-the-art baggage screening
  • Improved security checkpoints
> LAX modernization details

We're bringing the hottest local foods and libations to LAX.

Now Open:
  • Lemonade (Terminal 5)
  • Ford's Filling Station (Terminal 8)
  • Real Food Daily (Terminal 4)
  • Marmalade Café (Terminal 8)
  • Luckyfish (Tom Bradley Int'l Terminal)
> All LAX restaurants

There really is no better way to wait for your flight.

Now Open:
  • Mattel Experience (Terminal 5)
  • Bliss (Tom Bradley Int'l Terminal)
  • Magic Johnson Sports (Terminal 5)
  • Bartels' Harley-Davidson (Terminal 7)
  • Fred Segal (Tom Bradley Int'l Terminal)
> All LAX retail and Duty Free shops