Los Angeles World Airports


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Project Description

The New Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) Project is considered to be the biggest public works project in the history of the City of Los Angeles and is LAX's first LEED project involving the modernization of the one million-square-foot main terminal. The project was broken down into phases to maintain uninterrupted air service which were targeted to be completed by 2015.

Construction Phases

  • Great Hall: 2013
  • Westside boarding gates: 2013
  • Eastside boarding gates on south concourse: 2014
  • Eastside boarding gates on north concourse: 2015

This fully modernized facility can accommodate 4,500 passengers per hour up from the previous 2,800 passengers.

Project Hightlights

  • 18 boarding gates/waiting areas with 9 gates able to accommodate new-generation aircraft.
  • 8 larger Airbus (A-380) gates have 3 passenger boarding bridges - one upper and two on the main deck level.
  • Great Hall has 150,000 square feet for premier dining, retail shopping, airline club lounges, and other passenger amenities.
  • A new restaurant/food service program introducing 29 dining units, and 16 of the concepts are local Los Angeles brands.
  • A new retail program that includes 42 new shops.
  • Upgraded customs and immigration federal inspection areas.

Banner Photo Credit: Rick Hentschel