Los Angeles International Airport
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.