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Los Angeles LAX international airport

About the Airport

Statistics and location
Los Angeles International Airport (IATA: LAX) is one of the busiest airports in the United States and the world, representing a major hub not only for domestic but also for international and intercontinental flights. LAX is the main hub for more passenger airlines than any other U.S. airport, namely: Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Allegiant Air, JetBlue and Southwest Airlines.

During 2023, 75 million passengers passed through it. It is located in the state of California, 18 miles (30 km) southwest of the Los Angeles financial district.

Contact information:

Official Website: - Facebook - X (Twitter) - Customer Service: Tel- (855) 463-5252

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The airport is open 24 hours a day and has 9 terminals . LEARN MORE. These are connected by a free shuttle bus service (LAX Shuttle) and connects passengers to all terminals, shuttle services and parking facilities. 

Services and amenities

The airport has free Wi-Fi access, banking services, electronic device charging stations, exclusive spaces for nursing mothers, a rest area for pets and guide dogs, medical services, mail service, tourist information and travel assistance.

Restaurants, cafes and shopping

It has a wide gastronomic variety with restaurants, cafes, fast food stalls and bars in all terminals, as well as a wide variety of duty-free items, including clothing and fashion, cosmetics, electronics and telephones, alcoholic beverages, sweets, plus local stores. You can find 24-hour convenience stores with food, souvenirs, books and newspapers. 

Hotels nearby

Although there are no hotels inside the terminals, you can find a wide variety of hotels nearby and most of them have shuttle service to and from the airport. In the following map you can see the lodging options in the airport area.


Public and Private Transportation

Public transportation

Several public transportation providers serve LAX, including L.A. Metro, Culver City Bus Lines, Santa Monica Big Blue Bus, Torrance Transit and Beach Cities Transit. Passengers can catch many bus lines at the LAX city bus hub.

Taxi Services and Apps

Several are the cab companies authorized to operate at the airport and a free shuttle connects the terminals to the various cab stand areas. Rideshare service is also available via apps such as Uber, Lyft and Opoli. Cab fares to downtown Los Angeles range from U$D 85 to U$D 120 (in peak hours) and travel time (during off-peak hours) is 20 to 25 minutes. Uber and Lyft are also available at a slightly lower rate. 


This bus service provides non-stop transportation between LAX and Union Station and Van Nuys. 

Car rental

Car rental offices are located outside the airport, away from the airline terminals, but a courtesy shuttle service is available 


List of Airlines operating to and from LAX.

Vip Lounges

There are several lounges distributed among some of the LAX terminals.


With 8,000 parking spaces available in eight parking structures, there are a variety of options at LAX available 24 hours a day, long or short term. It is located across the roadways from the passenger terminals. 


Answers to Passengers Frequently Asked Questions