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Los Angeles International Airport (Guide)

Los Angeles International Airport (IATA: LAX, ICAO: KLAX, FAA LID: LAX), the biggest airport in California, is the leading airport in Los Angeles serving more than 70 million travelers per year. The airport is locally referred to as LAX. The three-letter abbreviation is a code of the airport. Some travelers might wonder what does the X stand for; however, the truth is that it does not stand for anything but is just a random letter in the code. Before 1930’s airports

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Los Angeles International Airport History

The history of Los Angeles International Airport began in 1928 when the Los Angeles City Council selected land of 640 acres in a southern part of the neighborhood – Westchester, to build an airport for Los Angeles. The fields were converted to dirt landing strips and named after William W. Mines, as Mines Field – the real estate agent who managed to arrange the deal.

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Los Angeles Metro Rail is a transportation system in Los Angeles consisting of six lines, two rapid transit system subways – The Red and Purple Lines, and four light rail lines – Blue, Green, Gold and Expo Line. The Metro rail has 93 stations throughout LA. It connects with the system of limited-stop bus services – Metro Busway, and the Metrolink rail system.

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City Map

Los Angeles is full of places and landmarks that attracts tourists worldwide.
The first thing that comes to many people's mind regarding LA is the Hollywood sign. The sign can be glimpsed from miles away, but to have a closer look, you should go to Griffith Park and see the sign on the Mt. Lee. The Hollywood sign consists of huge white capital letters that

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Time and Weather

Los Angeles is in Pacific Standard Time Zone – PST. UTC/GMT -8 hours. The climate in LA is classified as a Mediterranean climate, which is characterized by rainy winters and dry summers.

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Visa Regulations

If a traveler meets requirements for visa-free travel, they may be eligible to travel to the US without Visa. Those travelers, who do not qualify for visa-free travel, must obtain a Visa to enter the United States. Having a visa does not guarantee the entry to the United States, but it does indicate the fact a consular officer at a U.S. Embassy or Consulate abroad has determined that a traveler is eligible to seek entry for a specific purpose.

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Car Rental

Advantage offers car rentals to passengers traveling to LAX. Advantage counters are off-airport, but the shuttles to the counters are located outside of baggage claim areas on the center island that travelers can take. Shuttles are running on a regular basis in every 15 minutes. There are different types of cars available at Advantage; those are compact 2/4 door Automatic cars with AC, Economy 2/4 door automatic cars with AC, Intermediate 2.4 door automatic cars with AC, Fullsize 2/4 door automatic cars with AC, Standard 2/4 door automatic cars with AC, Intermediate automatic SUVs with AC, Standard automatic SUVs with AC, and Mini Pass Automatic Vans with AC.

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Los Angeles Airport Marriot is situated only 1,2 miles away from LAX. The hotel features a heated swimming pool, fitness center, Bar/Lounge, Banquet room, Business center, Conference facilities, Laundry Service, Paid and Public Wi-Fi, and shuttle bus service to the airport for travelers departing from or arriving at LAX. The hotel has multilingual staff, so it is an excellent choice for international travelers. There are

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles, well known by its initials LA, with its estimated population of four million, is the most inhabited city in the state and the second most populated city in the country. Los Angeles is also considered as a center of the west coast. For many people worldwide, LA is associated with its famous neighborhood Hollywood, home to the American film industry, which was incorporated as a municipality in 1903. Hollywood has the most recognizable film industry in the world, and as a neighborhood, Hollywood is a dream destination for many people even not working in the film industry.
The Pacific Ocean borders Los Angeles on one side, and there are mountains over 10,000 (3,000 meters) feet on the other side, making it a geographically diverse city.
LA is demographically diverse, with the majority 49,8% of whites, 9,6% African Americans, 0,7% Native Americans, 11% of Asians, 0,1% Pacific Islanders 23,8 other races, and 4,6% from two or more races.
Hispanics or Latinos of any race make 48,5% of the population. There are 224 different identified languages spoken in Los Angeles.

Christianity is the prominent religion in the city, and the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Los Angeles is a leader of the largest archdiocese in the United States.
By the financial center, LA is the sixth most competitive center in the United States and 19th in the world. The Economy of Los Angeles is based on the income from industries such as television, motion pictures, music industry, video games, aerospace, technology, fashion, apparel, petroleum, and tourism. The Los Angeles Metropolitan area is the third-largest economic metropolitan area in the world.
Major film studios reside in Los Angeles, so filmmakers from all around the globe gather in LA. Besides, many people gather here annually as Los Angeles hosts the most exciting annual Academy Awards, and other award shows such as Grammy Awards and the Primetime Emmy Awards. Los Angeles is also home to the oldest film school in the United States – USC School of Cinematic Arts.
Los Angeles, with its 841 museums and art galleries, has more museums per capita than any other city in the world and Los Angeles County Museum of Art is the largest art museum in the western United States, The city is a popular destination among LGBT communities since the state of California legalized same-sex activity in 1976 and has been one of the most liberal states regarding LGBT rights since then. The Same-sex marriage had also been authorized in the state in 2008.
The city has also been experiencing a rising toward plant-based eating, so there are more and more vegan cafes opening up in LA and different vegan communities establishing in the city.