The airport is
located just off the Pacific Coast Highway (Highway-1) and Highway-42,
near the intersection of Freeways-405 and -105 (Highway-1 is also
called Lincoln Boulevard, north of the airport and is called Sepulveda
Boulevard just south of the airport). From Los Angeles, take Freeway-405
south, turn off onto either Highway-42 or Freeway-105 west, and
follow signs to the airport. Traffic is heavy at peak times and
the airport recommends using public transport.
INFORMATION AND HELP DESKS
Travelers Aid booths are located on the lower/Arrivals level of
each terminal near baggage reclaim and provide information and assistance
for disabled passengers. The airport has a 24-hour recorded information
Money and communications:
ATMs and bureaux de change are available in all terminals. So are
Internet access facilities. Mobile phone hire is available in the
TBI Terminal Arrivals.
Eating and drinking:
There are numerous fast-food outlets, bars, coffee shops, restaurants,
and ice cream parlors across the airport
Shops are plentiful at the airport; duty-free shopping is available
in Terminals 2-8 and in the TBI Terminal; newsagents, gift shops
and bookshops are also widely available.
There is a left-luggage facility on the Arrivals level of the TBI
Terminal. Trolleys and wrapping service is available. Lost property
is handed to the LAX Airport Police (tel: 310 417 0440).
There is a first aid station in TBI Terminal. AED units (defibrillators)
are situated throughout the airport.
There are numerous hotels nearby including the Hilton Los Angeles
Airport (tel: 310 410 4000), Holiday Inn Los Angeles International
Airport (tel: 310 649 5151), Crowne Plaza Hotel (tel: 310 642 7500)
and Best Western Airport Plaza Inn (tel: 310 568 0071). Hotel reservation
boards are located on the Arrivals desks, in each terminal with
courtesy telephones for reservations. A hotel reservations office
is located in the baggage reclaim areas of all terminals. Many hotels
offer free shuttle services to/from the airport.