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LA Airport

South Bound Brook...
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LA Airport

Are the terminals far from each other?

Liverpool, UK
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1. Re: LA Airport

Far enough that they need to have a shuttle between terminals.


San Diego
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for San Diego
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2. Re: LA Airport

Please ask the question you really need to know??

What is it about the terminals you really want to know.

Are you changing planes somewhere??

IF you are changing planes then you really need to buy ONE ticket if possible and not one from EWR to LAX and then another from LAX to somewhere else.

Some terminals are connected and some are not so please be specific.

Edited: 2:01 pm, June 18, 2013
Fortaleza, CE
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3. Re: LA Airport



I assume you don't want to know the number of feet between the buildings. What's critical to know is what terminals you will use. If you're going between, say, the Tom Bradley International Terminal and American Airlines, the shuttle bus is not needed: the two terminals are next to each other and it's a quick walk. Terminals 6, 7, and 8 are connected.

Give more info and we can give better answers.

Chicago, Illinois
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4. Re: LA Airport

Assuming you mean LAX and not one of the other four or five large airports in LA. Once outside, you can walk from one end to the other in 20 minutes or so if you don't have too much luggage, so it's not that big compared to some other airports. You don't need a train or anything, although there is a shuttle if you want to use it.

Los Angeles
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5. Re: LA Airport

There are 9 main terminals at LAX (Terminals 1-8 and the Tom Bradley International Terminal, sometimes called Terminal B). No two terminals are more than about 1/2 mile apart. Several of the terminals are next to one another, but it would be a walk of several hundred feet to walk between the typical spot you'd exit one terminal to where you'd enter the terminal next to it.

Basically there's a free shuttle bus that circles the airport, which runs every 12-15 minutes so that you don't have to walk, but you can if you want to. If you go to www.lawa.org and go to the LAX section, and then the maps section, you can get a map that shows where all the terminals are relative to each other, and which airlines use each terminal.

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