Airports

first_imgLos Angeles International Airport 1 World Way, Los Angeles; (310) 646-5252. The world’s fifth-busiest airport is undergoing a major transformation, including a $725 million renovation of the Tom Bradley International Terminal that got under way early this year. The Bradley Terminal is one of nine connected by a U-shaped, two-level roadway. Curbside baggage check-in is available on the upper departure level. Short-term parking is available on site, with long-term parking offered at remote lots served by free shuttles. Van Nuys Airport 16461 Sherman Way, Van Nuys; (818) 785-8838. Van Nuys Airport is the world’s busiest general aviation airport, averaging nearly 500,000 takeoffs and landings annually. More than 100 businesses are located on the 730-acre airport, including six major fixed-base operators and numerous aviation service companies. Nearby, the FlyAway bus terminal at 7610 Woodley Ave. offers round-trip service between Van Nuys and LAX. Some 750,000 passengers a year make the trip, paying $6 for a round-trip ticket and $4 a day to park. Palmdale Regional Airport 41000 20th St. E., Palmdale; (661) 266-7602. Owned by the city of Los Angeles, Palmdale Airport is in the Antelope Valley, on a 60-acre site at Air Force Plant 42. It features a 9,000-square-foot terminal capable of handling up to 300,000 passengers annually. The airport will reopen in June, with United Airlines providing daily jet service to San Francisco International Airport. Bob Hope Airport 2627 N. Hollywood Way, Burbank; (818) 840-8840. Easily accessible to Valley travelers, the airport is served by Alaska, America West, American, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest and United airlines. Short- and long-term and valet parking is available on site. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more