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Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has moved from the third-busiest to the fifth-busiest airport in the U.S. following the pandemic.
LAX is in the middle of a huge $15 billion modernization project that started in 2009 and is set to complete in 2025 in time for the 2028 Olympic Games.
These major developments include an automated people mover to transport passengers between terminals and Metro Rail links, a new car rental center, and road improvements to ease congestion.
Although the airport has quite a clear layout, not all of the terminals are linked to each other. This can make flight connections long-winded, sometimes having to clear security again for onward travel.
Airport: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
Terminals: 9 total, including 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and B (Tom Bradley International Terminal)
Airport Address: 1 World Way, Los Angeles, CA 90045
Distance From Los Angeles: 15 miles (24 km)
Phone Number: 855-463-5252
Destinations Served: 111 domestic, 89 international
Flight Information: LAX departures and arrival information can be viewed online
LAX and its terminals have a U-shaped layout, with a double-level road and airport parking located inside of the U and all of the terminals on the outside. Flight departures are on the upper level and arrivals are on the lower level.
There are 9 terminals in total, numbered 1, 3, and 4 through 8, the Regional Terminal, and Terminal B (Tom Bradley International Terminal).
How you travel between terminals at LAX depends on where you’re going and whether you want to (and have the option to) stay airside to avoid clearing security again.
Terminal 1 is located on the northwest side of the airport and has 12 gates numbered 9, 11A, 11B, 12A, 12B, 13-16, 17A, 17B, 18A, and 18B.
Terminal 1 isn’t joined to any of the other terminals directly, so if you’re connecting to another flight, then you’d need to exit the secure area and allow time to pass through security at the next terminal. The exception is if you’re connecting from Terminal 1 to a flight from Terminal B, as a shuttle bus operates from the Bus Gate on the departures level near the security checkpoint.
Terminals 2 and 3 departure gates have recently been consolidated into Terminal 3, sharing a security checkpoint and baggage claim. WestJet passengers may still check in at Terminal 2, but will access the gates in Terminal 3. Departures are from 2 concourses, with gates numbered 30A, 30B, 31A, 31B, 32A, 32B, 33, 34A, 34B, 35, 36, 37A, 37B, and 38 in the western concourse and 21, 21A, 22, 23A, 23B, 24, 25B, 26A, 26B, 27, and 28 in the eastern concourse. Passengers can access a Delta Sky Club, Delta One Lounge (coming soon in 2024), and Gameway.
Passengers can walk between the concourses while staying within the secure area but are not able to walk to any other terminals. If connecting to Terminal B, passengers can ride the airside shuttle bus that departs from near gate 21, and future redevelopments include a passenger bridge to make connections even easier.
American Airlines is the sole operator of Terminal 4, with flights from its 7 gates numbered 41, 42A, 42B, 43, 45, 46A, 47A, and 47B. There’s a small selection of shops and restaurants once you clear security and an Admirals Club and Flagship Lounge located on the upper level.
Passengers connecting to Terminal B can walk through the connector on level 5, and those connecting to Terminals 5, 6, 7, and 8 can walk through the underground tunnel. Both options do not require passengers to re-clear security.
Terminal 5 is located next to Terminal 4 and has 15 gates numbered 50, 51A, 51B, 53A, 53B, 54A, 54B, 55A, 55B, 56A-D, 57, and 59. Underground tunnels connect Terminal 5 to its neighboring terminals, while the airside shuttle bus also transports passengers to the Regional Terminal.
Most of the concessions are located beyond gates 53B and 54B and an Admirals Club is located on the upper level.
Terminal 6 has 11 gates numbered 60, 60B, 61, 63, 65A, 65B, 65C, 67, 68B, 69A, and 69B. Passengers can access an Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge, Alaska Lounge, and Gameway.
Once inside the secure area, passengers can move freely between terminals 4 through 8, via the underground tunnel to Terminal 5, or by walking through the airside connectors near security to Terminals 7 and 8.
This allows passengers to explore the concessions of other concourses if they have time before their flight.
United Airlines operates from Terminal 7’s 13 gates numbered 70A, 70B, 71A, 71B, 72A, 72B, 73, 74A, 75A, 75B, 76A, 76B, and 77. There’s a good variety of concessions available, while eligible passengers may use the United Club located near gate 71A or the Polaris Lounge near gate 75A.
Passengers can walk between Terminals 6 and 8 via the airside walkways and onto Terminals 5 and 4 without exiting the secure area.
Terminal 8 is connected to Terminal 7 via a walkway inside the secure area, allowing passengers to walk freely between the southern terminals once they have cleared security. Terminal 8 shares its ticketing area and baggage claim with Terminal 7 as only United Airlines and United Express flights operate from these 2 terminals.
The Regional Terminal is located in the airfield and is only reachable by shuttle bus. These buses depart from Terminal 4 near gate 42B and from Terminal 5 near gate 54A. The terminal has 9 gates numbered 52A-I and an Admirals Club located near gate 52D.
The Tom Bradley International Terminal (Terminal B) is the main terminal for international flights at LAX. Located on the west side of the airport, Terminal B has a connector bridge with Terminal 5 for easy connections to the southern terminals.
Baggage claim is located on level 1, check-in on level 3, and security and departures are on level 4. Once you clear security, you’ll enter the first concourse with 19 gates numbered 130 to 135, 137, 139, 141, 148, 150 to 157, and 159. On level 2, there’s a Centurion Lounge. On level 5, there’s the Oneworld Los Angeles Business Lounge, Qantas First Class Lounge, and SkyTeam/Korean Air Lounge, and on level 6, the Emirates Lounge, LA International Lounge, and Star Alliance Lounge.
From the retail area, passengers can take the escalators down to level 1 to a tunnel that runs to the west gates.
Terminal B West Gates
Terminal B’s west gates are located beyond Terminal B’s first concourse and have 15 gates numbered 201A, 201B, 202 to 208, 209A, 209B, 210A, 210B, 225, and 221. There’s a small selection of shops and restaurants in this concourse, but for more choice, passengers can make use of the concessions in the Great Hall before heading to the west gates.
Some of the connection tunnels have moving walkways, but many don’t. With that in mind, you might choose to use the free landside shuttle bus that runs every few minutes on a counter-clockwise loop, stopping at all terminals.
Sidewalks on the double-level road are also available to walk from one terminal to another, or if you’re heading from Terminals 1 through 3 (north) to 4 through 8 (south), then you can also cut through the centrally situated parking garages to reach the other side.
Connecting Between Terminals
You can travel between Terminals 4 through 8 without passing through security again via a number of airside walkways.
Passengers connecting from Terminals 4 through 8 to Terminal B can walk through the connector bridge without re-clearing security. Passengers arriving on an international flight connecting to a domestic flight will need to clear Immigration and Customs on arrival and will be required to clear security again.
LAX has security checkpoints at every terminal apart from Terminal 8, which shares a checkpoint with Terminal 7.
As part of the airport’s 15-year expansion and renovation plan, Terminal 1 received an upgrade to its security checkpoint, as did Terminals 4, 7, and B, with 14 automated screening lanes introduced in Terminal B.
Passengers can check estimated LAX security wait times. LAX is a 24-hour airport, meaning the terminals are open all the time. However, security checkpoints and check-in desks are open from 4 a.m. to 5 a.m. and closed between 11:30 p.m. and 2:30 a.m., depending on the terminal and airline. For detailed opening times, it’s advisable to contact your airline.
All international flights have to clear customs on arrival and there are separate customs checkpoints at each terminal that receives international flights.
LAX has a dedicated TSA PreCheck lane at each terminal for expedited screening. If you’re enrolled in TSA PreCheck, you may use this lane for quicker processing. PreCheck opening hours vary, so it’s advisable to check the TSA’s schedule.
Hot Tip: TSA Precheck has also launched the ability to create a reservation for your screening time, thus further reducing your time spent in line. Passengers transiting through Terminals 7 and 8 can register for LAX Fast Lane up to 3 days before their flight.
The airport also has a TSA PreCheck Enrollment Center located in Terminal 1 in the baggage claim area on level 1. Once your application is approved, you’ll receive a Known Traveler Number and you can use TSA PreCheck lanes at any U.S. airport.
LAX also has Global Entry kiosks for expedited international clearance of passengers who have enrolled in the program. There is no Global Entry Enrollment Center inside LAX. However, there is one located close by at 11099 S. La Cienega Blvd. The airport allows Enrollment on Arrival for conditionally-approved applicants.
LAX supports Mobile Passport Control and has a dedicated Wi-Fi connection specifically for it. Just submit your details on arrival at LAX and present your instant receipt and passport to a CBP agent.
LAX has CLEAR lanes in Terminals 1 through 7 for expedited security clearance. This program requires enrollment and an interview for eye and fingertip scanning.
LAX has 20+ lounges. Some lounges are exclusively for passengers flying in premium cabins or for elite-tier frequent flyer members. Several lounges noted below allow passengers in all cabins to purchase a day pass (subject to capacity allowance).
Hot Tip: Though not technically a lounge, there is an exclusive private luxury terminal at LAX. See an inside look at what it’s like to experience PS LAX (formerly The Private Suite) in our review.
If you aren’t eligible for lounge access with your airline, or your airline doesn’t have a lounge at LAX, then you can purchase a day pass at certain lounges.
|Lounge||Location||Opening Hours*||Day Pass Fee per Person**|
|Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge||Terminal 6, near gate 65B||Daily: 5:30 a.m. to 10:15 p.m.||N/A|
|Alaska Lounge||Terminal 6, near gate 64B||Daily: 5 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.||$60|
|Regional Terminal, near gate 52D||Daily: 6:15 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.||
|Terminal 4, near gate 40||Daily: 4:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.|
|Terminal 5, near gate 53B||Daily: 5 a.m. to 12 a.m.|
|American Flagship Lounge||Terminal 4, near gate 40||Daily: 4:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.||N/A|
|Centurion Lounge||Terminal B, on the left after security||Daily: 6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.||N/A|
|Delta One Lounge||Terminal 3, TBD||TBD (open in 2024)||TBD|
|Delta Sky Club||Terminal 3 Sky Way, after security||Daily: 4:15 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.||N/A|
|Emirates Lounge||Terminal B, Level 6 lounges||Daily: 12:40 p.m. to 4:40 p.m.||N/A|
|LA International Lounge||Terminal B, Level 6 lounges||Daily: 6 a.m. to the last departure||
|Oneworld Los Angeles Business Lounge||Regional Terminal, opposite gate 52D||Daily: 6:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.||N/A|
|Qantas Lounge||Terminal B, Level 5 lounges||Daily: 6:30 a.m. to the last departure||N/A|
|SkyTeam/Korean Air Lounge||Terminal B, Level 5 lounges||Mon., Wed., Fri., Sat., and Sun: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.|
Tue. and Thur: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
|Star Alliance Lounge||Terminal B, Level 6 lounges||Daily: first departure to 12:30 a.m.||N/A|
|United Club||Terminal 7, near gate 71A||Daily: 4:30 a.m. to 12:15 a.m.||$50|
|United Polaris Lounge||Terminal 7, near gate 73||Daily: 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.||N/A|
|USO Lounge (Free for Active Military)||Center Way, LAX Theme Building, ground floor||Mon. and Tue.: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
Wed. to Fri.: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
* Hours are subject to change without notice. Lounge access may be restricted at times due to capacity.
** Day pass for any passenger. Lounges marked as N/A only allow entry for eligible passengers in their premium cabins, frequent flyer programs, or participating credit card programs.
Hot Tip: Check out our article on the best personal and business credit cards for complimentary lounge access to avoid lounge entry fees.
Gameway in Terminal 3 and 6 accepts Priority Pass entry but is subject to a capacity allowance. Be Relax Spa in Terminal 1 and the Tom Bradley International terminal offers select services complimentary.
There are over 100 restaurants, bars, and cafes at LAX. The majority of restaurants are past security, making it easy to find somewhere to grab a bite to eat before your flight or after landing at LAX.
With the ongoing expansion project, the airport is experiencing some disruption to normal services with some eateries being closed. You can check the airport’s website to see what LAX restaurants are available.
LAX provides passengers with free Wi-Fi within all public areas of each terminal. Access is granted in 45-minute sessions, and you can connect by following these steps:
There’s an optional upgrade for high-speed Wi-Fi for $14.99 per month (Boingo monthly subscription).
Charging Stations: There are charging stations in these locations:
LAX advises passengers to contact their airline first if they have lost a piece of luggage or property. Depending on where the item was lost, LAX also requests that passengers attempt to contact the location or service where they may have left the property, such as shops, restaurants, and public transport.
LAX has over 175 customer service representatives that speak over 25 languages collectively. They’re situated on the arrivals level of each terminal and terminal B information desks, operating from 6 a.m. to 12 a.m. daily.
There is no travelers aid center at LAX. The nearest center is located at Ontario International Airport (ONT).
Children’s Play Areas
LAX has a children’s play area on level 4 of the international terminal, suitable for 2- to 11-year-olds.
Hot Tip: Explore the most kid-friendly U.S. airports and see why LAX was one of the top airports on our list.
LAX has 11 nursing rooms throughout the airport, located:
Pet Relief Areas
There’s a pet relief area in each terminal. These are located at:
Duty-free shopping is available at the terminals that operate the majority of international flights: Terminals B, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7.
Designated smoking areas can be found curbside at Terminals 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, and B.
LAX operates a Pets Unstressing Passengers program (PUP) where dogs and their handlers roam the airport gates to calm any nervous flyers before their flight. LAX also displays regular art exhibitions in its public areas.
There are no chapel services or places of prayer at LAX.
ATMs are located in all terminals. Some of the most common places these can be found are at gate areas, baggage claims, or in the center points of the terminal. There are also currency exchange services in all terminals except 1 and 8.
There is no medical center at LAX.
There are no luggage storage lockers inside the airport. The closest is “LAX Luggage Storage” located a little way outside of the airport at 8622 Bellanca Ave.
General Inquiries: 855-463-5252
Construction Inquiries: 310-649-5292
LAX Police Lost and Found: 424-646-5678
Arriving From I-405 Northbound
Take exit 45A onto I-105 W towards El Segundo and then exit 1C onto Sepulveda Boulevard. Use the right 2 lanes to take the Century Boulevard exit onto World Way where you can access airport parking or curbside drop-off.
Arriving From I-405 Southbound
Exit via the Howard Hughes Parkway and take a left onto Sepulveda Boulevard, continuing south through downtown Westchester. Take a right onto Vicksburg Avenue and then right again onto World Way where you can access airport parking or curbside drop-off.
There are over 11,000 parking spaces at LAX available for passengers. You can choose from short-term parking lots located along World Way or Economy Lot E, which is more affordable for long-term parking.
The short-term parking lots are numbered P1, P2A, P2B, P3, P4, P5, P6, and P7 and contain more than 7,000 spaces. These parking lots are located in the center of World Way and are accessible by exiting the terminal and crossing over the 2 roads that circle the parking lots. These lots charge the following rates:
Standard Drive-up Parking
|First 15 minutes||Free|
|Every 30 minutes after the first hour||$7|
|Maximum 24-hour period||$60|
Premium Parking (Available in P1)
|First 15 minutes||Free|
|Every 30 minutes after the first hour||$9|
|Maximum 24-hour period||$70|
Covered parking means that there are height restrictions for parking. Lots 1, 2A, and 6 have a maximum vehicle height restriction of 8 feet, 2 inches, lots 2B, 5, and 7 have a maximum vehicle height restriction of 7 feet, and lots 3 and 4 have a maximum vehicle height restriction of 7 feet, 6 inches.
The uncovered economy parking lot E is located a little further out from the airport at 6100 W. 94th St., Los Angeles, CA, 90045, and can be accessed by riding the free shuttle bus from outside each terminal.
These shuttles depart every 15 minutes, and the ride to the terminal takes approx 15 to 30 minutes, depending on traffic and where you got on the shuttle. Parking rates for this lot is:
|Every 30 minutes after the first hour||$7|
|Maximum 24-hour period||$33|
Valet parking is available in lots P1, P2A, P4, and P7 and costs $75 for 24 hours.
Pick-up or Drop-off Parking
The cell phone waiting lot gives those that are picking up or dropping off passengers somewhere to wait for up to 2 hours until the passenger is available to be picked up from the terminal curbside in the lower-level arrivals area.
This lot is located at the northwest corner of 96th Street and Vicksburg Avenue. Drivers aren’t allowed to leave their cars unattended in the lot.
If you’re looking for the cheapest parking available, then off-site LAX parking lots and hotels will offer you the best rates. Most of the off-site lots are located 1 to 3 miles away from the airport and operate free airport shuttle buses to and from the terminals.
Daily parking starts at $10.95. There are many third-party websites you can use to compare prices and book, but airportparkingreservations.com has a clear layout, is easy to use, and has excellent customer reviews on Trustpilot.
Parking for disabled passengers is available in all official airport parking lots, and all shuttle buses are equipped with wheelchair lifts.
General parking inquiries: 310-646-2911
Car rental companies aren’t located on airport property. You’ll find them near where economy parking lot C was located. You can pick up a free shuttle bus provided by your car rental company from outside the terminal. The following rental car companies operate at LAX:
LAX airport accommodations cater to all budgets with a range of hotels from 2 to 4 stars. Most hotels are within 2 miles and include a free shuttle service to and from the airport.
You can check below to find out which hotels are closest to the airport. We’ve also included contact information for easy direct booking.
LAX Airport Hotels — Sorted by Distance From LAX
|Hotel||Address and Phone Number||Star Rating||Distance From LAX (Miles)|
|Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport||6225 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045
|Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles LAX / Century Boulevard||6161 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045
|H Hotel Los Angeles, Curio Collection By Hilton||6151 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045
|Homewood Suites By Hilton Los Angeles International Airport||6151 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045
|Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles||6101 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045
|Sonesta Los Angeles International Airport||5985 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045
|Embassy Suites Los Angeles – International Airport South||1440 E. Imperial Ave., El Segundo, CA 90245
|Residence Inn by Marriott Los Angeles LAX/Century Boulevard||5933 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045
|Embassy Suites Los Angeles – International Airport/North||9801 Airport Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045
|Four Points by Sheraton Los Angeles International Airport||9750 Airport Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045
|Los Angeles Airport Marriott||5855 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045
|Renaissance Los Angeles Airport Hotel||9620 Airport Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045
|Hampton Inn & Suites LAX El Segundo||888 N. Pacific Coast Hwy., El Segundo, CA 90245
|Hilton Los Angeles Airport||5711 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 9004
|Travelodge by Wyndham LAX South||1804 E. Sycamore Ave., El Segundo, CA 90245
|Hotel June||8639 Lincoln Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045
|Holiday Inn Express Los Angeles LAX Airport||8620 Airport Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045
|Aloft El Segundo – Los Angeles Airport||475 N. Sepulveda Blvd., El Segundo, CA 90245
|Extended Stay America – Los Angeles – LAX Airport – El Segundo||1910 E. Mariposa Ave., El Segundo, CA 90245
|Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Los Angeles LAX/El Segundo||525 N. Pacific Coast Hwy., El Segundo, CA 90245
|Hyatt Place Los Angeles / LAX / El Segundo||750 N. Nash St., El Segundo, CA 9024
|Sonesta Select Los Angeles-LAX-El Segundo||2000 E. Mariposa Ave., El Segundo, CA 90245
|Hilton Garden Inn LAX – El Segundo||2100 E. Mariposa Ave., El Segundo, CA 90245
|La Quinta by Wyndham LAX||5249 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045
|DoubleTree by Hilton LAX – El Segundo||1985 E. Grand Ave., El Segundo, CA 90245
|Holiday Inn Los Angeles – LAX Airport||9901 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045
|LAX Suites||11838 Aviation Blvd., Inglewood, CA 90304
|Wingate by Wyndham Los Angeles Airport||10300 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90304
|Cambria Hotel LAX||199 Continental Blvd., El Segundo, 90245
|Motel 6 Los Angeles LAX||5101 W. Century Blvd., Inglewood, CA 90304
|Residence Inn by Marriott Los Angeles LAX/El Segundo||2135 E. El Segundo Blvd., El Segundo, CA 90245
It’s no secret that hotels in Los Angeles can quickly push your budget to its limit. This is where using points can really come in handy! Here are some of the best award booking options near Los Angeles International Airport.
|Hotel||Address and Phone Number||Star Rating||Distance From LAX (Miles)||Point Redemption Cost|
|Holiday Inn Express Los Angeles LAX Airport||8620 Airport Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045
|3||1.4||From 26,000 IHG One Rewards points|
|Residence Inn Los Angeles LAX/Century Boulevard||5933 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045
|3||0.9||From 32,000 Marriott Bonvoy points|
|Hyatt Place Los Angeles /LAX/El Segundo||750 N. Nash St., El Segundo, CA 9024
|3||1.5||From 9,000 World of Hyatt points|
At the Holiday Inn Express Los Angeles LAX Airport, guests have access to great amenities like free breakfast, free airport shuttle service, and even a pool. From 26,000 IHG One Rewards points per night, this can be a fantastic option for those needing to stay near the airport. This hotel is also eligible for an IHG anniversary night certificate.
Perfectly situated less than a mile from the airport, the Residence Inn Los Angeles LAX/ Century Boulevard combines both convenience and comfort. This all-suite hotel offers the largest guest suites near LAX with a full kitchen, free breakfast, shuttle service, and an outdoor heated pool, too. It’s an excellent value from 32,000 Marriott Bonvoy points.
The Hyatt Place Los Angeles/LAX/El Segundo offers a comfortable stay with free breakfast for World of Hyatt members, an on-site restaurant and bar, a free shuttle to and from LAX, and pet-friendly rooms. Guests will also find the hotel very close to great local food and shopping. Award nights at this Category 3 property start at 9,000 points per night.
LAX recognizes the challenges passengers face when visiting the airport, such as congestion around the terminal loop causing travel times of up to 45 minutes, lack of direct connectivity with the Metro Rail, and dispersed locations of some airport services.
The modernization project is set to give LAX a much-needed facelift to help improve the passenger experience.
Many of the terminals have already received remodeling, with improvements made to connection walkways, security checkpoints, improved concessions, and baggage handling systems. This year will see the unveiling of a new automated people mover at LAX that will run for 2.25 miles around the airport, including the rental car facility and West CTA Station.
LAX is a 24-hour airport, meaning the terminals are open all the time. However, security checkpoints and check-in desks are open from 4 a.m. to 5 a.m. and closed between 11:30 p.m. and 2:30 a.m., depending on the terminal and airline.
When picking someone up from LAX, you can use the cell phone waiting lot to wait for free until they’re ready to be picked up. You can be in the lot for a maximum of 2 hours and can’t leave your car unattended.
Alternatively, you can park in one of the terminal parking lots. The first 15 minutes are free. It’s $9 for the first hour, $7 for every 30 minutes after the first hour, and $60 for each 24-hour period.
LAX recommends that you should arrive at the airport 2 hours before a domestic departure and 3 hours before an international departure.
With the current modernization project, it’s wise to allow extra traveling time in case of disruption from construction or traffic.
LAX has around 145 gates split across 8 terminals. The gates are numbered according to the terminal — for example, gate 75A is located in Terminal 7 and gate 24 is located in Terminal 2.
The international terminal (B) has gates numbered in the hundreds, such as gate 159 and gate 132.
Although the majority of international flights arrive at Terminal B, some flights also arrive at Terminals 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7. International flights can depart from any terminal.
Getting between terminals at LAX depends on which terminal you’re connecting from or to.
Terminals 1 and 3 aren’t connected to any other terminals, Terminals 4 through 8 are connected with an airside walkway, and Terminal 4 is connected to Terminal B with an airside walkway.
When you need to exit a terminal to reach another, you can take the free shuttle bus, walk along the sidewalks on the double-level road, or cut through the parking lots.
Tom Bradley International Terminal is also known as Terminal B at LAX. This terminal is located on the west side of the airport.
Airlines such as Air New Zealand, British Airways, Emirates, and Lufthansa have check-in desks within Terminal B.
Terminals 5 and 6 at LAX are connected with an airside walkway, so you don’t need to pass through security again if connecting between these 2 terminals.
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