The nearly 90-year-old Los Angeles International Airport is undertaking a $4.1 billion modernization plan to address the airport’s chronic congestion and overcrowding problems. The modernization plan will add 18 new gates to the airport which will significantly improve the airport’s ground handling capabilities and reduce overcrowding. Nine of these gates will be dedicated to large aircraft such as the Airbus A380 and Boeing 747-8. The airport will also creating wider taxiways and is considering modifying the airfield layout for maximum efficiency.
Considering how many years it has taken LAX to update the Tom Bradley International Terminal, we question the duration of traveler inconvenience when flying into or from LAX in the future. Once construction begins, you might consider allowing additional time and checking status updates before your flight.
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