Los Angeles International Airport
|Los Angeles International Airport|
|Owner||City of Los Angeles|
|Operator||Los Angeles World Airports|
|City served||Greater Los Angeles Area|
|Location||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Hub for||Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Atlas Air, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines|
|Focus city for||Air New Zealand, Allegiant Air, Qantas, Spirit Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Volaris|
|Timezone||Pacific Time Zone (UTC-08:00)|
LAX is the ICAO airport code for Los Angeles International Airport. Once known as Mines Field, it has been an airport since 1928. Howard Hughes once had a private landing strip during WWII. LAX commercial air travel began in 1946. Government spending created a huge aircraft industry in Los Angeles. Currently, LAX serves more than 90 international commercial and cargo airlines. Southern California's economy greatly benefits from over 80 billion dollars in revenue.
- There are more than 21,144 parking spaces available from public lots.
- 1,000 cargo flights each day.
- The iconic Theme Building is a futuristic restaurant designed by Eddie Soto.
- Air Traffic Control tower is 277-feet high
- Four parallel runways.
- City of L.A. Population: 3,850,000.