Los Angeles Airport Departures LAX

Los Angeles International Airport

Address: 1 World Way, Los Angeles, CA 90045, United States
IATA airport code: LAX
Tel: (855) 463-5252
Web: Flylax.com
Hub: Delta Air Lines, American, United, and Alaska Airlines
Runways: 4
Passengers: 28,779,527

LAX Departures today

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Los Angeles Airport departures for domestic And international flights

Los Angeles is one of the most famous and visited cities in California, United States. The major airport in Los Angeles is called Los Angeles international airport or LAX airport. This airport is the main international airport that offers most Los Angeles flight departures  from all the surrounding metropolitan areas. This is one of the busiest airports in California and has millions of passengers arriving and departing every year.

Most busy flight routes
Location of Los Angeles airport

Los Angeles International airport is located in the Westchester neighborliness in the city of Los Angeles. The airport is located 18 miles southwest of Downtown Los Angeles. The airport is surrounded by commercial as well as residential areas in Westchester. From the west side and South Bay, Los Angeles international airport is the closest.

This international airport is owned, operated, and managed by the Los Angeles World Airports. This is an agency owned by the US government. This department was previously known as the Department of Airports. This international airport is built on 3,500 acres of land to process all these Los Angeles departures. The airport has four parallel runways for this.

Los Angeles departures terminals

When passengers have LAX airport departures, they can show their tickets at the ticket checking stations to enter the airport. The passengers can either self-check-in or get their boarding pass from their airlines counter and move for security checks before moving to their respective gate numbers. They will find sometimes shuttle services to take them to the airplane for their respective flights.

Map LAX available terminals


Terminals with main airlines:

  • Terminal 1: Southwest
  • Terminal 2: West Jet
  • Terminal 3: Delta, WestJet
  • Terminal Bradley International: Air France, All Nippon Airways, British Airways, Lufthansa, KLM
  • Terminal 4: American Airlines
  • Terminal 5: Air Canada, JetBlue, Spirit, American Airlines
  • Terminal 6: Advanced Air
  • Terminal 7: United Airlines
  • Terminal 8: United Airlines
Statistics and flights at Los Angeles Airport

There are most LAX airport departures in the state California. The international airport served 6 million people in 2020. This number makes it the third busiest airport globally and the second busiest airport in the United States.

Since this is the largest and one of the busiest international airports in the United States, it has become a primary international gateway for other countries. This airport makes it possible for international LAX flight departures worldwide to travel directly to the US without any worries. Los Angeles is also the only international airport that ranks as one of the top 5 US airports in terms of passenger and cargo traffic.

Available airlines

The LAX international airport is the main hub or for almost all the US domestic flights and all the major international LAX departures.

  • Domestic: Delta, Spirit, JetBlue, Hawaiian Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Southwest, American Airlines, American Eagle, United Airlines.
  • Europe: British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Air France, Iberia, Finnair, KLM, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines.
  • Canada: Air Canada, Air Canada, WestJet.
  • Rest: Air India, All Nippon Airways, Qantas, Aeroméxico, VivaAerobus, Volaris, Cathay Pacific, Hong Kong Airways, Emirates, Japan Airways, Korean Air, Saudia, Singapore Airlines.
Domestic destinations

Seeing the domestic Los Angeles flight departures then there have been some shifts between popular cities. The most flights went to

International destinations

Some of the popular cities to fly to with LAX airport departures are:

Ground transportation

There are many cabs and taxi service available in the city that can be booked to take the passengers to the airport for a convenient start at their LAX flight departures. It is advised to arrive at the airport two hours before their Los Angeles Airport departures and three hours before their international LAX departures. The transportation is very easily available for the passengers to take them to the Los Angeles airport. One can find bus and train services as well for passenger ease and convenience.

  • Taxi: There is a special place called LAX-it Lot. Here are many taxis ready to take you to your final destination. That is in front of terminal 1. You can use the free LAX-it shuttle to get there. There is also a parking space at terminal parking 3 and at the end of terminal 7/8.
  • Buses: you can travel with public transportation that travels to downtown and around LA and on scheduled buses that go to other places like Palmdale, Lancaster, Santa Barbara, Disneyland, Anaheim etc.
Car Rental

Car rentals: there are many car rental agencies at the airport of Los Angeles. The well-known large companies are allowed to have a pick up and drop off at the terminal. These are, for example, Avis, Budget, Alamo, Hertz, Sixt, but also Fox and Zipcar. They offer a private shuttle service to the car park where the rental cars are waiting for you. The shuttles are ready at the purple signings at each terminal. The Metro Connector Shuttle also arrives at this same sign. This is a shuttle that will take you to the Remote Rental Car Depot. From there you can also be picked up by other car rental agencies. Examples include Ace, Green Motion, Midway, Next Car, and Priceless.

Parking map before Los Angeles Airport departures



There is plenty of parking at the airport. For each of the 7 terminals there are parking garages where you can park under cover. In the garages there is also an option to park Premium if you want to be just a little closer to the terminal. EV (electric vehicles) parking is currently available in Parking 1, 5 and 6, but will be expanded to all garages. The maximum cost for parking per day is up to $50 but is on average (depending on which garage it is) $40. If you want cheaper parking you can go to a maximum of $30 per day if you choose Economy Parking. This is located a few miles from the terminal where shuttle services are offered between the site and the airport.


There are 10-20 hotels within 1 to 2 miles that are ideal for a night’s stay. A hotel offers a solution if you have a very early departure and want to be close to the airport. This way you won’t be late so quickly and it gives you a little more rest. Some hotels that get good reviews online and offer a free shuttle service are as follows:

Hilton Los Angeles Airport
Courtyard by Marriott Los Angeles
The Westin Los Angeles Airport
Renaissance Los Angeles Airport Hotel
Los Angeles Airport Marriott
Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport
H Hotel Los Angeles