Terminal Description of Los Angeles Airport

Terminal 1

The airline operating at Terminal 1 is Southwest and has both domestic and international flights. The terminal is going to be upgraded and will feature open and expanded views of outside flight operations, redesigned waiting areas and bigger restrooms, 24 new retail and dining concepts which includethree new full-service restaurants and new grab-and-go food options, fully-automated checked-baggage inspection, andsorting system, new passenger boarding bridges and additional chargingstations.

Currently, departure gates are renumbered and make sure to check monitors before departing.

Gates at Terminal 1 areGate 9, Gate 11A, Gate 11B, Gate 12B, Gates 13-16, Gate 17A, Gate 17B, Gate 18A, and Gate 18B. 

Terminal 2

Six airlines are operatingat Terminal 2; thoseareAer Lingus Airlines, Southwest, Aeromexico, Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic, and West Jet.

At the departure level,there are numerous food and beverage vendors, stores, currency exchange by ICE, Nursing Room, and free Wi-Fi.

At arrivals level,there is Starbucks, ATM, currency exchange by ICE, Interactive Visitors Centers, Luggage carts by Smart Carte, and Volunteer Information Professionals (VIP).

The terminal also features Baby changing station, elevators, escalators, Flight Info Display screen, Pay Phones, all gender restroom, Restrooms for men and women, Pet relief area, stairs, TDD Pay Phones, Ticketing, and water vending.

There are various options for ground transportation and car rentals.

Terminal 3

Five different airlines operate at Terminal 3, andthose areAvianca (Check-in only), Copa (Check-in only), Delta Air Lines, Interjet (Check-in only), Virgin Australia (Check-in only).

The terminal features gates from 30 to 139.

There are different vendors for beverage and food, also different stores including Duty-Free.

At arrivals level,there is ATM, currency exchange by ICE, Interactive Visitors Centers, Luggage carts by Smart Carte, and Volunteer Information Professionals (VIP). 

Terminal 4

The only airline operating at the terminal is American Airlines. There are ten gates at the terminal from 40 to 49. Terminal 4 went under upgrades and now features new elevators, escalator, ticketing counters, 17 great restaurants, andstores. Terminal 4 has a connector that allows passengers to connect to Tom Bradley International Terminal easily. There are renovatedAnimal Relief Area and Nursing Room.  The terminal has a Duty Free store. Travelers can also find American Airlines Customer service at the terminal. At arrivals level,there is Starbucks, ATM, currency exchange by ICE, Interactive Visitors Centers, Luggage carts by Smart Carte, and Volunteer Information Professionals (VIP). 

Terminal 5

Six different airlines operate at the Terminal 5; thoseareAllegiant Air, American Airlines, American Eagle, Frontier, Hawaiian Air, and Jetblue.

There are ten gates numbers from 50 to 59.

Recently, the terminal went under modernization and has upgraded ticketing lobby, 19 dining and shopping spots, Nursing Room, additional security screening checkpoints, and new baggage carousels.

At arrivals level,there is Coffee Tea and Bean Leaf, Hollywood Reporter store, ATM, currency exchange by ICE, Interactive Visitors Centers, Luggage carts by Smart Carte, and Volunteer Information Professionals (VIP). 

Terminal 6

Six airlines are operatingat the Terminal 6; thoseareAir Canada, Alaska Airlines, Boutique Air, Ethiopian Airlines, and Great Lakes.

There are ten gates at this terminal numbered from 60 to 69.

The terminal features brand new ticketing counters, check-in kiosks, additional security screening checkpoints, expanded lobby, andenhanced décor.

There are numerous dining options and stores, including DFS Duty-free. The arrivals level features Starbucks, Access Hollywood, ATM, currency exchange by ICE, Interactive Visitors Centers, Luggage carts by Smart Carte, and Volunteer Information Professionals (VIP).

Terminal 7

Only two airlines operate at the Terminal 7, andthose are United Airlines and United Express. Renovations are underway at the terminal, and the terminal isgoing to have a bigger ticketing lobby, advanced security screening checkpoints, improved seating with additional charging stations and a new lounge of United Club. There is a recently updated Nursing Room and Pet Relief area.

Tengates are locatedat the terminal numbered from 70 to 80.

The departure level has many different stores, including DFS Duty-Free, dining options, andservices such asNursing Room, Automated Vending machines and Currency Exchange.

There is Dunkin Donuts at the arrival level, ATM, Interactive Visitors Centers, luggage carts by Smart Carte, Family Restroom, and Volunteer Information Professionals (VIP). 

Terminal 8

Terminal 8 has the same airlines operating as the Terminal 7, andthose are United Airlines and United Express.

There are ninegates numbered from 80 to 88.

Terminal 7 and Terminal 8are connected and share services and facilities.   

TBIT Tom Bradley International Terminal

TBIT, named after the American Politician and the first African-American Mayor of Los Angeles - Tom Bradley, has 43 different domestic and international airlines operating at the terminal and is the biggest terminal at the airport. The terminal is sometimes referred to as Terminal B and features 28 gates. The terminal opened in 1984 as a part of the expansions arranged for the 1984 Olympic Games.

The terminal has various dining options and stores – more than any other terminal at LAX has at both arrival and departure levels.

The runway at the terminal got expanded in 2007 to prepare it for A380 operations. The first A380 at terminal landed on March 19, 2007. Nowadays LAX receives more A380 airbuses than any other city in North America with about thirteen flights per day from 9 different airlines.