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Flying to Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California is the second most populous city in the United States and the largest in California. It is home to Hollywood, the entertainment capital of the United States, as well as the largest port in the country.

Los Angeles International Airport (airport code LAX) is the sixth busiest airport in the world. It’s about 25 kilometres outside of the city of Los Angeles and can be reached using public transportation from multiple points around the city.

LAX has an average of more than 1000 flights arriving or departing each day. The busiest domestic routes include flights to or from San Francisco, New York, Chicago and Honolulu. The busiest international routes include Guadalajara, Mexico City, London and Paris. A total of 65 carriers fly regularly scheduled routes out of LAX and an additional 34 airlines fly irregularly scheduled flights each year.

LAX is an important hub for United Airlines and Alaska/Horizon Airlines. American Airlines, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, US Airways, Continental, Alaska/Horizon Airlines, Delta and Air New Zealand and many other carriers all fly very frequently out of LAX each day.

American, United, Delta, US Airways, Southwest and Alaska/Horizon Airlines fly to the most destinations out of the carriers operating from LAX.

Flight stats for Los Angeles - did you know?
  • Los Angeles is 20 km from Los Angeles Intl Airport (Los Angeles, CA).
  • Los Angeles Intl Airport (Los Angeles, CA)
    • Right now, 100 airlines operate out of Los Angeles Intl Airport.
    • Los Angeles Intl Airport offers nonstop flights to 173 cities.
    • Every week, at least 17,368 domestic flights and 3,696 international flights depart from Los Angeles Intl Airport.

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