Two Executives Appointed

In March, Airports made two new executive appointments. Louis Gutierrez is the new Chief Human Capital and Equity Officer, and Martin Elam is the new Deputy Executive Director, Public Safety and Security...

LAWA, DCA turn LAX into an impressive art gallery for travelers.

The impressive LAX Art Program, the product of two City departments working together – LA World Airports and Cultural Affairs – and a local gallery, has turned LAX into a strong presenter of vibrant west coast contemporary art.

Airport Police opens its $220 million headquarters.

Since its inception in 1946, the LA Airport Police has been housed in dozens of buildings, spaces and work areas. It has never been consolidated into one home since expanding to a modern police force of more than 1,100 Officers and civilians in the last few decades. Until now...

LAX’s new parking garage is the first in historic transformation.

On Oct. 19, Airports opened its massive new LAX Economy Parking Lot, a 4,300-space structure that is the first facility to open as part of the airport’s historic $5.5 billion landside modernization program...

West Gates, Terminal 1.5 projects open as completions begin.

In May and June, two new projects opened at LAX – an expansion of west midfield satellite gates at the International Terminal, and a terminal that bridges the existing Terminals 1 and 2...

Airports Custodian passes away of COVID

The LAX pylons were darkened March 25 to mark the death of Manuel Castro, 61, 14 years of City service, who passed away March 20 from complications of COVID-19...

Welcome, Officer Chen

On Nov. 20, Airport Police welcomed new Officer K. Chen, who graduated from the program at the LA Police Academy...

Adios, Trailers

For the first time in Airport Police history, every part of the organization will be housed under one roof when its new $220 million headquarters building opens in late summer...

Association of Airport Employees announces 2020 scholarship honorees.

On Sept. 20, the Association of Airport Employees (AAE) at Los Angeles World Airports awarded 20 scholarships to dependents of Airports employees for their outstanding academic achievements...

LAX’s annual Aviation Career Day goes virtual.

On Oct. 28, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) virtually welcomed more than 500 high school students to LAX Aviation Career Day...