Los Angeles lax map. Lax map (California - USA) to print. Lax map (California - USA) to download. Lax is located in the southwestern map of Los Angeles, 12 miles from Downtown Los Angeles. It served 74,9 Million passengers in 2015. There are nine passenger terminals in lax Airport. All terminals in lax are arranged in 'U' shape. Los Angeles Airport (IATA: LAX, ICAO: KLAX, FAA LID: LAX), also known as lax Airport is the main international airport serving the Greater Los Angeles Area and also the state of California.
Lax is the largest international airport in the west coast map. Given the total number of passengers handled in 2017, lax is the fifth busiest airport and the second busiest airport in the US. Lax serves as a hub for American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Alaska and United Airlines. It also serves as a focus city for Air New Zealand, Qantas, Allegiant Air, Volaris, Spirit Airlines and Southwest Airlines.
Lax forms a crucial part of the economic infrastructure of the map of southern California and is the sixth-busiest airport in the world. Lax is owned and operated by Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), which also operates another two international airports, Van Nuys and Ontario International airports, in Southern California. It is also the third busiest airport in the US. Lax airport occupies 1,386ha of land. In 2008 the airport served 59.8 million passengers and handled 1.8mt of cargo. It is the world 13th-largest airport in terms of cargo handling. Lax is also the busiest origin and destination (O and D) airport in the world. The airport annually contributes about $61bn to the US economy.
Lax, known as Mines Field, began its operations on 1 October 1928. The site was used for military flights during the World War II. Commercial airline service at the lax airport began in December 1946. The lax terminal complex was built in 1961 along with a 172ft control tower. By the 1980s the airport had constructed international and domestic terminals along with a two-level roadway. A new 277ft FAA control tower with advanced equipment commenced operations in April 1996. The old control tower in the map served the airport for 35 years.
Lax has nine terminals in a central complex with parking spots for about 140 aircraft. The total area of the passenger terminals of Lax as shown in the map is 3.8 million ft² and that of cargo terminals is about two million ft². The nine terminals of lax in the complex are linked by a U-shaped two-level roadway. A free shuttle bus service is provided. The central terminal area has a baggage check-in facility on the upper departure level and a baggage claim at the lower level.