AirportsFind Your Way Around LAX

When it comes to sprawling airports, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) takes the lead. Navigating this complex maze can be a daunting task, but fear not – we’ve got you covered with an in-depth guide of the LAX airport layout, highlighting the unique features and amenities of each terminal.

LAX Airport Layout Map

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LAX Airport Terminals:

Terminal 1

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Designed with efficiency in mind, Terminal 1 boasts a state-of-the-art new security screening checkpoint and recently refurbished baggage claim, for the convenience of passengers. Terminal 1 is the check-in point for many international carriers, but passengers will be bused to Terminal B, where these international flights will deart from. Travelers can find amenities such as a nursing room and animal relief station available to them here, as well as a BeRelax Spa on level 3 near departures. Shopping available to passengers includes Brookstone, MAC Cosmetics, and Kiehls.

Airlines that check-in at Terminal 1: 

  • Allegiant Air*
  • Air Transat*
  • Breeze Airways*
  • Cayman Airways*
  • Condor*
  • Lynx Air*
  • Norse*
  • Southwest (Domestic Flights)
  • Southwest* (Int’l Check-in)
  • Sun Country*
  • Viva Aerobus*

*Passengers check-in at Terminal 1, but will be bused to Terminal B (Tom Bradley International West Gates) where flights depart/arrive.

Terminal 2

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Terminal 2 offers a blend of modernity and LA energy and style, with enhanced seating and charging stations at every gate. Passengers should know that Terminals 2 and 3 are connected, with check-ins occurring at both terminals, a shared security in Terminal 3, and easy access to both Terminals 2 and 3’s gates airside.  

This terminal offers accessible features like a nursing room and animal relief station after security. Additionally, passengers can enjoy shopping at SPANX or DFS Duty-Free. On the 4th floor, a Delta Sky Club Lounge is available to passengers with proper access. 

Terminal 2 services the following airlines (Gate access @T2, security at T3):

  • Virgin Atlantic (Check-in at Terminal 2 – Arrivals at Terminal B)
  • West Jet (check-in T2, security screening and planes depart T3)

Terminal 3

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Terminal 3 is a hub for Delta, featuring 11 gates, with additional concessions and retail outlets on the way. This terminal has vibrant atmosphere and accessible areas are strategically placed, like a nursing room before and after security as well as an animal relief station after security on the departures level. Passengers can spend time waiting for flights at Gameway or shopping duty-free at DFS. The 4th floor of the terminal also features access to the Terminal 2 Delta Sky Club Lounge.

Terminal 3 services the following airlines: 

  • Aeromexico (check-in and security screening at T3, airside bus to Tom Bradley)
  • Delta (check-in, security screening and planes depart T3)
  • WestJet (check-in T2, security and planes depart T3)

Terminal 4

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Known for its spacious layout, Terminal 4 is home to an array of amenities, including high-end shopping and gourmet dining. The terminal’s accessibility features offer a nursing station after security on the departures level, and a pet relief station on the 5th-level connector to Terminal B. This hallway connecting Terminal 4 to the Tom Bradley Terminal is newly open, and all passengers post-security can access it. Shoppers can enjoy a Sunglass Hut and See’s Candy post-security on the departures level. 

Looking for airport lounge options? Terminal 4 additionally features an unaccompanied minors lounge and an American Airlines Flagship Lounge on level 3, as well as an American Admirals Club on level 4, along with many amenities within like showers and a business center. 

Terminal 4 services the following airlines: 

  • American Airlines*

*American Airlines – Check-in: Terminals 4 and 5; Flights depart: Terminals 4, 5, and Terminal B; International arrivals: Terminal B

Terminal 5

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Terminal 5 embraces a modern aesthetic with passenger-friendly acessibiliy, such as pet relief stations on the baggage claim and departure levels, and a nursing room post security on the departure level.

From upscale shopping at FAO Swartz, Rip Curl, See’s Candies to DFS Duty Free, passengers can find plenty to do while waiting for their flight, with many dining options available to them as well. You can also find an American Admirals Club Lounge at this terminal, taking up the fourth floor.

Terminal 5 services the following airlines: 

  • American Airlines*
  • JetBlue**
  • Spirit

* American Airlines – Check-in: Terminals 4 and 5; Flights depart: Terminals 4, 5, and Terminal B; International arrivals: Terminal B

** International arrivals at Terminal B; Domestic arrivals at Terminal 5; All flights depart at Terminal 5

Terminal 6

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Terminal 6 combines efficiency with comfort. Shoppers can check out MAC Cosmetic, M.Fredric and See’s Candies or take advantage of duty-free items at DFS Duty Free. This terminal offers a nursing room and pet relief area post security on the departures level. The fourth floor offers the Alaska Airlines Lounge and Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge to passengers with access.

Terminal 6 services the following airlines: 

  • Advanced Air
  • Air Canada
  • Alaska Airlines (International passengers arrive at Terminal B)
  • Horizon
  • Porter
  • Southern Air (Mokulele)

Terminal 7

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Terminals 7 and 8 are home to United Airlines and are connected airside.  There are two exclusive lounges to recharge in here on the departures level, the United Club Lounge and the United Polaris Lounge. Passengers can find a nursing room on the departures level after security, and pet relief areas at baggage claim and on the departures level after security. Want to shop while you wait? Check out options like DFS Duty-Free, Bartel’s Harley Davidson Store, or Hugo Boss.

Terminal 7 services the following airlines(Gate access @T7 & T8, security at T7): 

  • United Airlines
  • United Express

Terminal 8

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Terminals 7 and 8 are home to United Airlines, and are connected airside. Passengers should know that a shared check-in and security is at Terminal 7, but easy access is available to both Terminal 7 and 8’s gates airside. This side of the shared terminal offers a nursing room and many dining options for passengers.

Terminal 8 services the following airlines (Gate access @T7 & T8, security at T7): 

  • United Airlines
  • United Express

Terminal B

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Dedicated to international flights, Terminal B is a gateway to global destinations. Offering duty-free shops and international cuisine, this terminal caters to the needs of international travelers and even offers a BeRelax Spa to relax and reset. This terminal has 3 nursing rooms across its wide expanse of gates on the departures level and 2 pet relief stations at both the front end and the west gates. Those looking to kill some time during layovers, delays, or otherwise can check out places like ALLSAINTS, Lego, See’s Candies, Tumi, Victoria’s Secret, and Bliss.

Additionally, there are several lounges available between levels 4, 5, and 6, from a smoking lounge and the AMEX Centurion Lounge on 4, Oneworld Alliance Lounge, Qantas Lounge, and Sky Team Lounge on 5, and  Star Alliance Lounge, Emirates Lounge, and Etihad Airways Lounge on level 6.

Terminal B services the following airlines: 

  • Aer Lingus
  • Air China
  • Air France
  • Air New Zealand
  • Air Premia
  • Air Tahiti Nui
  • All Nippon Airways
  • Asiana Airlines
  • Austrian Airlines
  • Avianca
  • British Airways
  • Cathay Pacific Airways
  • China Airlines
  • China Eastern
  • China Southern
  • Copa
  • El Al Israel Airlines
  • Emirates Airlines
  • Etihad
  • EVA Airlines
  • Fiji Airways
  • Finnair
  • Flair Airlines
  • French Bee
  • Hainan Airlines
  • Hawaiian Airlines
  • Iberia Airlines
  • ITA Airways
  • Japan Airlines
  • KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
  • Korean Airlines
  • LOT Polish Airlines
  • Lufthansa
  • Philippine Airlines
  • Qatar Airways
  • Scandinavian Airlines
  • Sichuan Airlines
  • Singapore
  • Turkish Airlines
  • Volaris
  • Xiamen Airlines

Can You Walk Between Terminals?

Yes, LAX provides some airside connections between terminals, allowing passengers to move freely without exiting security. There is also the ability to walk between terminals on outdoor sidewalks outside security. Shuttle services are available as well between terminals.

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LAX airport layout