Los Angeles International Airport
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is located along the Pacific coast in the southwestern Los Angeles neighborhood of Winchester. In 2014, LAX handled over 70 million passengers and is the world’s third busiest airport in terms of aircraft movements. The airport also hold top ranking in regards to origin and destination passengers (non-connecting flights) which is likely attributed to LAX’s proximity to the second most populated metropolitan area in the United States.
LAX is the primary airport serving the Greater Los Angeles Area, and it the only airport in the United States that ranks in the top five for both passenger and cargo traffic.
Did You Know? Interesting Facts About Los Angeles International Airport:
- LAX is one of the few U.S. Airports that features four parallel runways.
- The airport also serves as a joint civil-military base for the U.S. Coast Guard. Coast Guard Air Station Los Angeles has four HH-65 Dolphin helicopters on station for various search and rescue and maritime operations.
- LAX is home to the Flight Path Learning Center & Museum, a center containing information on the history of aviation, scale aircraft models, flight crew uniforms, and various memorabilia related to civilian aviation. It claims to be the only aviation museum and research center situated on a major airport.
- Numerous scenes from Hollywood movies have filmed at LAX, including Commando, Speed, and Face/Off.
- The airport connects 87 domestic and 69 international destinations in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Oceania.
- LAX has nine passenger terminals and 2,000,000 square feet of cargo facilities.
- Three of the four hijacked planes used in the 9/11 attacks were destined for LAX. There is now a memorial to the victims on the airport grounds.
- A $4 million renovation to the airport’s distinctive white “Theme Building” was carried out in the late 1990s. The retro-futuristic interior was designed by Walt Disney Imagineering.
LAX Panorama View Cam
A sweeping view of the airport grounds can be seen on this camera. The large towers in the foreground were installed for the 2000 Democratic National Convention and change colors throughout the night.
View LAX Panorama Cam.
KABC Weather Cam
This view of the airport’s operational areas includes a taxiway and cargo handling facility in the foreground. LAX’s runways are visible in the center, with the tower a distant shape on the skyline.
View LAX runway cam.
CargoLaw Pacific Camera
This camera provides a view of the Pacific Ocean from the airport’s vantage. The camera also overlooks Runway 25-Right. (The camera may be offline temporarily as new HD, streaming cameras are being installed.)
View CargoLaw Pacific Camera.
CargoLaw “Cargo City” Cam
This view overlooks Runway 25-Right from the Countryman & McDaniel Law Offices at LAX. The area of the airport shown is known as “Cargo City,” as it is dedicated to logistics and handling.
View Cargo City Cam.
LAX Development Project Cam – Terminal 4 Connector
Watch the progress of the $1.5 billion Bradley West improvement project. This view of the terminal connector shows how changes are being made to accommodate higher levels of passenger traffic. The project is considered the largest public works project in the history of Los Angeles.
View Terminal 4 Lax Cam.
LAX Development Project Cam – North Concourse
This camera shows the ongoing improvement of the Bradley West International Terminal’s North Concourse. Changes are part of the $1.5 billion dollar improvement project, now in progress.
California Department of Transportation – Traffic Webcams
View a wide selection of traffic cams throughout California. These cameras are maintained by Caltrans and offer either still images or streaming video.
View California Traffic Cams.
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