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  • 49 minutes long enough layover?
    May 31, 2013
    1
    I'm flying from Palm Springs to Dulles with a connecting flight at LAX. The PSP flight is on Skywest/United Express then 49 minutes until connection (United flight) leaves LAX for Dulles. Is this enough time?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. All the United/United Express gates at LAX are connected beyond security and are a pretty easy walk.

     

  • Is there a Post Office in LAX airport
    Jun 10, 2013
    2
    Anyone who knows where there is a Post Office in LAX airport

     

    Try e-mailing LAX at Infoline@lawa.org

     

    Post Office in LAX airport is near the ECONOMIC PUBLIC PARKING LOT C 96 th Street and SEPULVEDA.

     

  • Help for traveling in LA
    May 29, 2013
    3
    Is Lufthansa airlines in the Bradley international terminal? And if I have someone meeting me there where would be the best place to meet? And if we have to transfer to Southwest what is the best way Thanks in advance

     

    Lufthansa does use the Tom Bradley International Terminal. To transfer to Southwest you can either take the airline connections bus on the lower level or take a somewhat long walk clockwise around the circle (opposite the flow of traffic). I would budget at least 3 hours between the scheduled arrival of the Lufthansa flight and a scheduled departure on Southwest.

     

    1. At LAX, Lufthansa uses Bradley (TBIT or TB) terminal, while Southwest uses Terminal 1. The Bradley terminal is in the center of the U-shaped terminal arrangement (at left Terminals 3, 2, 1, at right Terminals 4 to 8, served by the LAX bus Route A on lower arrival level island in front of each terminal, under sign 'LAX shuttle airline connection', which runs every 12-15 mins - next stops T4 through T8, then over to T1 - 6 stops or about 15 mins. International arrivals need to go through passport check, pick up bags, go through customs clearance & (if LH will transfer bags to SW), re-check in bags where indicated - if not take bags to connecting T1 and check them in with SW). At T1 you need to go through security check before proceeding to your connecting gate. You can meet at either TBIT or T1 in the Arrivals Hall, near the information center.

     

    FYI Lufthansa will not transfer your bags to Southwest. Southwest does not allow interline bags from any other airline.

     

  • no monorail, why?
    May 20, 2013
    2
    The existing airport terminal shuttle buses are too slow, because they get stuck in traffic. Why is there no monorail or dedicated train to get travelers to connecting flights? I have been through this airport multiple times. The buses cannot get me to the connecting flight on time, so I need to sprint from terminal to terminal, especially when the computer systems at Customer Border Control are down and Customs holds passengers in the hallways and refuse to process them for 1+ hours.

     

    Because such a system would cost Hundreds of Millions of dollars and LAWA doesn't have that kind of money to spend.

     

    Newest developments regarding LAX terminal transfers: The Los Angeles City Council has given a green light to a planned massive reconstruction of LAX, involving relocation of a runway, adding a light-rail station linked to the city's public transit system and to the terminals by an elevated people mover, as well as the eventual demolition of Terminals 1, 2 & 3. No time frame has yet been announced.

     

  • 2 hours between Tom Bradley and..
    Jun 5, 2013
    3
    I arrive from Sydney at LAX 9:30am at Tom Bradley and depart for quito, ecuador with United Air at 11:30am is this enough time?

     

    As an international arrival at LAX, you need to go through passport check, retrieve checked bags, go through customs clearance and - if transferring to another flight - re-check-in bag. MAKE SURE that your first airline will transfer bags to your United connection - if not, you would need to take your bag along to your connecting terminal and check it in there. After customs clearance, exit Bradley Terminal and take the LAX bus Route A on lower arrival level island in front of each terminal, under sign 'LAX shuttle airline connection', which runs every 12-15 mins. Starting from Bradley, the next stops are at Terminals T4, T5, T6, T7 - taking 9-12 mins. United uses both T6 (gates 60-67) & T7 (gates 70-77). Note that on arrival at either T6 or T7 you need to go through security check before proceeding to your connecting gate. Your time should suffice.

     

    Are you sure you are on United to Quito? They do not fly from Los Angeles to Quito. In fact, I can't find any airline that flies from Los Angeles to Quito nonstop.

     

    Sorry, I didn't clarify this enough. I don't have any checked baggage and my United flight goes to Quito via Houston. Will this still be okay? I'm a bit freaked out US customs and immi will hold me up too long. i'm an Australian on the visa waiver program

     

  • Terminal 7 to 2
    May 12, 2013
    1
    Hi I have 1 hour 20 minutes to get from terminal 7 to 2 ua flight and air Canada flight at terminal 2. I'm new to lax and I need help

     

    You can either walk across the middle of the terminal or take the airline connections bus on the lower level. If your first flight is on-time and you move quickly you'll have enough time.

     

  • Tight connection????
    May 12, 2013
    1
    We are arriving at 7:30am on a Friday morning on a Virgin Australia flight into terminal 5, with a connecting Delta flight at 10:05am from terminal 5. Will 2 hours and 35 minutes be enough to make this connection?

     

    Internatinal arrivals at LAX need to go through passport check, retrieve checked bags, go through customs clearance and - if transferring to another flight - re-check-in bag; thereafter proceed to the Departure level, go through security check. Across frothe duty-free shop in the gateway area are gates 51-59, divided into clusters of 50A -51B gates, 52A -53B gates and 54A -59 gates. You have plenty of time.

     

  • pilot
    May 10, 2013
    0
    Homeboy Sandwich Shop now in place

     

  • pilot
    May 10, 2013
    0
    closed for remodeling as of 5/10/13

     

  • Minimum changeover times
    May 9, 2013
    2
    We are 4 people arriving in LA from melbourne on qantas at 6.35am, flying to Mexico City on Aeromexico and want to change our 2.00pm flight to an earlier flight. What would the minimum changeover time be given customs etc.

     

    I would be comfortable booking a flight out after 9 AM. Aeromexico appears to have a 9:53 AM flight that looks quite doable.

     

    On arrival at LAX, you need to to through passport check, pick up your bags and go through customs clearance - allot 1 hr. If Qantas transfers your bags to Aeromexico flight (check with Qantas), you simply re-check in your bags - if not, you need to take your bags along and check them in at Terminal 5 (add 20 mins). While Qantas uses both Terminals T4 & the Bradley terminal (TBIT or TB), Aeromexico uses Terminal 5. If arriving at TBIT, exit the terminal and walk to the right to T4 and adjacent T5 where you need to go through security check before proceeding to your connecting gate (a 10-min. walk). (Alternatively, you could take the LAX bus Route A on lower arrival level island in front of each terminal, under sign 'LAX shuttle airline connection', which runs every 12-15 mins.)

     

  • transfer time
    May 9, 2013
    1
    We are UK citizens and arrive at 1.20pm on an air pacific flight from fiji, and would like to book a Spirit Airlines flight to Las Vegas, departing at 3.30pm. Is this enough time? We will have a checked backpack each.

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. However, keep in mind that Spirit is a ULCC like Ryanair, so if you miss your flight don't expect any reaccomadation. I would probably recommend the 4 PM flight on Southwest instead.

     

  • Terminal 5 to 6
    May 4, 2013
    1
    I will be arriving at terminal 5 from Sydney i have to claim my luggage for a flight with Alaska Airlines to Seattle at Terminal 6 with a 2 hour layover will i have enough time?

     

    That's probably enough time.

     

  • connecting from southwest to delta
    Apr 29, 2013
    1
    Hello, I am flying from Chicago to LAX this Saturday with Southwest. I am then catching a flight through Delta 45 minutes after I land in LAX to go to Hawaii. I am not checking bags. Will I have enough time to do this? Will I have to go back through security to pick up my boarding pass for my Delta flight to Hawaii? Thanks for your help!

     

    You should try to get an earlier flight to LAX. You have to go completely across the airport and back through security. Unless your first flight is early you probably won't have enough time to do that.

     

  • Do I have enough time?
    Apr 29, 2013
    1
    I'm arriving from Sydney Australia at 6.40am into terminal 4 then have to get bags etc and go to terminal 6 Alaskan airline flt at 9.45am. Will I have time? Also any tips on quickest way to do this? Thanks.

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. You can either take the airline connections shuttle on the lower level to T6 or you can walk - it's not that far.

     

  • Barry
    Apr 22, 2013
    1
    Flying qantas from Brisbane to Vancouver layover 3hours in LAX. Continuing code share with Alaska airlines to Vancouver. Will qantas do seat allocation for the alaska airlines or do i have to get that at ALaska Airlines at LAX

     

    Hey Mate, No Qantas wont do the seat allocation for you online. Your preferences will be forward to AS but that is all. If you LAX-YVR was with Alaskan ticket number you can pick seats that way, though I assume you have a qantas ticket the whole way though. When you are at the gate, listen for your name as usually they want to see your passport again and sometimes will issue you with an AS boarding pass. This can be avoided if you go to the AS counter when at Terminal 6 (if can be bothered).

     





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