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Questions tagged [lax]

Questions about Los Angeles International Airport, commonly known by its IATA code, LAX, and located in west Los Angeles, California USA. It is the primary international airport serving Southern California, and the busiest international gateway to the United States.

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Travelling to New Zealand via LAX - transfer questions

We're travelling for our honeymoon from London Heathrow to New Zealand next week, one booking of Virgin Atlantic to LAX, then Air New Zealand to Auckland (it was about £800 cheaper for premium going ...
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Will the US government shut down affect my 2hr stop-overs in LA and Atlanta? [duplicate]

I am an Australian flying from Brisbane, Australia to Bogota, Colombia. I have 2 stop-overs en route on Saturday the 19th - one in LA, the next in Atlanta. Both are only 2hrs. Because the flight from ...
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50 Minute Domestic Delta Layover in LAX

I am flying from CMH (in Columbus) to San Francisco (SFO) using Delta. I will not have any checked bags, only a carry-on. However, I have a 50 minute layover at LAX. Will this be enough time? (All ...
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Is 1 hour sufficient time for a Delta connection at LAX from MSP to SYD?

I am making a delta booking MSP/SYD and the connection Delta gives me is one hour. Is that a legal connection and what if my MSP flight is running late? The Delta flight out is the last one for the ...
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Domestic Flight transfer in LAX to International Flight to Australia

Traveling from Portland, OR to Australia with a connection in LAX. Domestic Flight on Alaska Airlines to LAX with an International Flight (on seperate itinerary) on Qantas. Arrive in terminal 6 at LAX....
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Connecting flights (domestic) on separate tickets with no checked baggage

I am taking a trip (entirely within California) with two separate tickets. The first leg is on a major airline, and the second is on a local puddle-jumper. I have 1-1/2 hours at LAX to make my ...
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JFK to Adelaide with LAX layover

I will be flying delta JFK to Adelaide with a LAX layover. the layover is 1h and 42min. Once I get down at LAX, will there be signs that tells me exactly where to get the airside bus from ? I will be ...
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Using Sentri card at Global Entry point in LAX

I've got a Sentri card but when I got to the Global Entry station at LAX I was told that I wasn't allowed to enter. This seems to be in contradiction of the "For NEXUS and SENTRI Members at Global ...
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single ticket domestic to international connection at LAX T5/Regional and T4 - disability

I’m travelling alone for the first time, I have a hidden disability that makes communicating with strangers challenging, so I prefer to know all travel details ahead of time. I have never previously ...
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How long to clear international arrival Terminal B LAX and transfer to Terminal 1?

We arrive at LAX to Terminal B at 06:40 on American Airlines and need to transfer to a domestic flight on Southwest airlines to Phoenix. My question is should I book the 09:00 domestic flight or the ...
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LAX to Downtown LA

I'm going to go from LAX to Downtown LA (let's say Walt Disney Concert Hall for definiteness), and I'm going to take metro since it's cheaper than the flyaway bus. I found some news (https://www.metro....
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International to international transfer time in LAX

I'm flying to LAX by Korean airline and from there to Cancun by interjet. But their schedules allow me only 2 hours for transfer. I wonder if I could make it on time? Cheers.
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LAX connection new check in and security

I will be traveling on September 26th from Hawaii to Atlanta. I am not a US citizen but I hold a valid ESTA. My travel agency has booked these flights: HONOLULU, HI (DANIEL K INOUYE INTL), TERMINAL ...
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Difference between a “Check-in counter” and a “Ticketing counter”?

I'll be flying from the LAX airport and I need to visit the check-in counter to receive my boarding passes (for the first and then all the connecting flights) and check in my baggage. When searching ...
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What happens if my flight is delayed and I overstay my B2 visa?

I have a B2 visa, and the admission stamp says I must leave by October 8th, so I booked my flight home for October 7th at 9PM. Just in case something happens and my flight is delayed, does anyone ...
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Is 55 minutes enough time for a connecting flight at LAX?

I have a flight with Emirates to LAX and then a flight with United. If I arrive at 1:55 pm at LAX and my next flight is at 2:50 pm, is there enough time? Both flights are international.
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How much time should I allow to transfer from 1 international flight to another at LAX?

I will be traveling from Brisbane, Australia to Bogota, Colombia with a 4hr stopover at LAX. From what I've researched, I must pass through immigration at LAX, officially enter the USA, then leave the ...
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Is a 1-hour 30-minute layover in PEK sufficient? [duplicate]

I'm traveling from LAX to BOM via PEK, and I have a 1-hour 30-minute layover in PEK. Would that be sufficient? The flight is on December 23rd and has the same carrier for the connecting flights (Air ...
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Is 1h55m layover time enough for US pre clearance at Abu Dhabi?

I was about to book a Etihad flight from Hyderabad (HYD) to San Jose CA (SJC). The flight has a layover at Abu Dhabi for 1hr 55m. Arrival is at terminal 1 and connecting flight will be at terminal 3. ...
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One hour layover LAX domestic flights [duplicate]

Checking to see if a one-hour layover is enough time, flying JetBlue from Newark to LAX, code share flight on Hawaiian from LAX to HNL. Would all be on one ticket and bags checked through, but I've ...
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What is the status of the construction near the LAX long-term parking lot? Is it easy to find a space there?

The LAX airport has an official long-term parking lot near the airport terminals, Economy Lot C, which is a much cheaper option compared to parking in a terminal garage, and cheaper than many nearby ...
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How does US preclearance work in Dublin?

I am traveling to LAX, and I thought about flying from Dublin, because it has a preclearance station. This station will give me an immigration and customs clearance, so when I arrive at LAX, I will ...
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Realistic time to get to and from LAX?

I suppose this is something of a two part question. Let me start by saying I am very familiar with airports, so I am aware of the general time to de-plane, go get your luggage, leave the terminal, ...
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Luggage storage in LAX

I'm traveling to LA for the day and want to do some sightseeing before taking a cruise. What can I do with my luggage?
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Domestic to International connection at LAX

We have a flight from Houston to LAX on Southwest (arrives 7:20 am at LAX) then an international flight on American Airlines that leaves at 10:50 am to Japan. If we have carry-ons only will we need to ...
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Short transit in Los Angeles [duplicate]

I am a South Africa passport holder, I am going to transit in Los Angeles for 5 hours, do I need any form of visa?
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Connecting from incoming international to domestic flight at LAX, where will I pass immigration? [duplicate]

I'm connecting from an incoming international flight (Hong Kong - LA) to a domestic flight (LA - Austin) at LAX. Both flights are with American Airlines, booked under one ticket. I have a 2 hour ...
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What is the current status of airside connections at LAX?

I know that Terminals 4-8 have always been connected by tunnels, and a new bridge connecting the Tom Bradley International Terminal with Terminal 4 (and thus 5-8) at the airside was recently ...
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Is it possible to send a letter from LAX airport while in transit there?

A friend is flying to Europe, transiting through LAX. She has some things she'd like to send to friends in the US so is wondering whether it is possible to send letters or parcels from LAX in transit? ...
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Where can I exchange British coins when travelling from Dublin to Los Angeles?

I have £200 worth of British coins that I received from a friend which he has no need for since it's not possible to exchange them in banks in Southern Ireland as they only accept notes. Since I'm ...
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How common is it for airport officers to steal valuables from luggage?

I've heard that this happens frequently with the TSA in the United States and almost always in checked-in bags. I'll be travelling soon to Los Angeles for a holiday and I don't know whether to be ...
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Is US pre-clearance avaiable for Ethiopian Airlines at Dublin Airport?

I will be travelling to Los Angeles in a few weeks using Ethiopian airlines and would like to know whether I can avail of the pre-clearance service. The answers I've gotten so far are confusing as ...
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How to complete the US Customs & Border Protection form when your stay is really short

I will be traveling from Lima, Peru (LIM) to Los Angeles (LAX) under a B1/B2 visa and then from Los Angeles (LAX) to Bangkok, Thailand (BKK). However, since I bought each flight separately, I am not ...
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Is 1.5 enough time at LAX to make my connection to international flight? [duplicate]

I'm flying Delta and making a connection at LAX between a domestic flight to a departing international flight? Do I need to reclear security and/or checked bags? Is the 1.5 hours that Delta reserved ...
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Crossing US border just to take another flight and times/rules to be considered

I'm planning a trip to Bangkok, Thailand departing from Lima, Peru and I'm a Peruvian citizen. However, I am making my own itinerary since I found cheaper prices when booking flights separately. ...
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If I travel from Vancouver, Canada to Los Angeles, USA and back, how many times will my passport be stamped and when?

I normally fly from Bellingham International Airport, USA (BLI) because I want to keep my passport pages blank.
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Is 2 hours practical for connecting between Terminal 3 and Tom Bradley Intl at LAX?

I have a flight from SFO to LAX on Virgin America that lands at Terminal 3. My connection is at Tom Bradley Intl (Terminal B) for an international flight on Singapore Airlines. The layover is 1h 55m. ...
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Is 60 minutes enough layover time at Los Angeles International Airport?

I am flying in to LAX on American Airlines and have a 60 min layover before I fly out with American Airlines (same ticket). Will this be enough time?
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Package storage / pickup location near LAX?

I am going to fly home (=Vancouver,BC) on a Saturday via LAX. I'd like to purchase a few things online and send them to a location near / at LAX, pick it up and check them in. This would save on ...
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How can I get from LAX to Hacienda Heights?

I'm going to land at LAX airport 9 PM on a Friday. I need to go the surrounding area of Hacienda Heights. I checked the taxi fare, it's over 100 USD. From what I know LA's public transportation is a ...
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Payment with only Master debit Card for car rental at Hertz LAX office?

Terms of payment on hertz.co.uk website are bit confusing with information regarding payment with debit cards. I reserved wanted a car with option 'Pay Later' and I tried to call the LAX Hertz office ...
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What does the small print below “ESTA” and “non-US citizens” on the LAX immigration signs say?

In this image, there's small print below "ESTA" (left green sign), "Non-US citizens" (right green sign) and "Non-US citizens" (Grey sign). Does any one know what it actually says? Also, what is ...
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Flying AKL - LHR with layover in LAX, do I have to go through passport control? [duplicate]

I am flying AKL-LHR with a stopover at LAX. Does the Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) force you to go through passport control (and thus, security) if you are connecting to another ...
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Can you get a gate pass at LAX to help someone who doesn't speak English?

My mother-in-law is Chinese and doesn't speak more than a couple words of English. We're planning on dropping her off at LAX to fly China Air to China. I don't know anything about international ...
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How early are things open on Venice Beach, California, USA?

I have a flight out of LAX around 11AM, but I'm going to be getting into the area around 6AM or so. Will any good breakfast restaurants be open along Venice Beach before 9:30AM or would I be better ...
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LAX transit between flights without transfer between terminals

I'm flying United from Melb to Mexico City, with a transfer at LAX. MEL=>LAX UA99, LAX=>MEX UA1077. These were booked on "one ticket" (I believe I'm using the term correctly?), I paid United ...
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Can I go out of LA airport during a layover without a visa? [duplicate]

I'm a Venezuelan citizen and am taking a long flight from Venezuela to Australia. I'm taking two connections and changing airplane two times; my schedule is: Venezuela-Mexico; Mexico-L.A., L.A-Sydney. ...
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Luggage through check on domestic-domestic-international flight

I'll be travelling from Las Vegas to Abu Dhabi this end of July. I booked the ticket via American airlines website. There is a connection via Los Angeles, and the itinerary mentions that the flight ...
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Transfer between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and John Wayne Airport (SNA)?

I'm arriving at LAX, and my friend has accommodation basically next to John Wayne Airport in Orange County. Yep. My research indicates that it'll take about 4 hours by public transport. Is there ...
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70 minutes Layover at LAX

I am flying United Airlines to Melbourne from O'Hare (same ticket). There is a 1 hour 10 minute layover between my ORD-LAX and LAX-MEL flights. Is this enough? My research so far on this: My ORD-...