LAX American Airlines Terminal

Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Category : Airlines / Posted on: December 26, 2022 / Author: Admin

LAX American Airlines Terminal

LAX American Airlines Terminal


Los Angeles, CA (LAX)



Shuttles are available to take you to the taxi or rideshare pickup areas. They depart every five minutes. Follow the signs to LAX-it.

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Information about airports



Los Angeles International Airport
1 World Way
Los Angeles, CA 90045

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Ticket counter

This location does NOT accept checks or cash.

Terminal 4

Check-in at gates 40-49 and 110-159
Terminal B is the departure point for flights.
Daily: 4:30 a.m. - 12 a.m.

Terminal 5

Check-in at gates 50-59
Terminal B is the departure point for flights.
Daily: 5 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Tom Bradley - Terminal B

Terminal 4 and Terminal 5 are the best places to check-in
For flights departing Terminal B

Area for animal relief

Terminal 4, baggage claim level
The grassy area in front the parking structure.


What's going on at Terminal 4?


Terminal 4 and Terminal 5 will be modernized at $1.6 billion. It will have a single departure hall, a new south concourse, and additional space for holding rooms, concessions, and restrooms. A bus gate will also be built to serve international and domestic traffic. The Terminal 5 will see improvements to its north concourse.

Terminal 4: Airlines

  • American Airlines *

*American Airlines - Check in: Terminals 4 & 5; Flights depart from: Terminals 4, 5, Terminal B, and Terminal B; International arrivals at Terminal B

Terminal 5
By Gate 52


American Airlines will continue to be present by building a "terminal of the future". This multi-year investment is significant and will help to modernize the airport's terminals at LAX, as well as improve customer service.

American accounts for nearly 20% of traffic at LAX. This means that you will likely fly American when flying out of Los Angeles Airport. Here are some tips for American travelers flying into and out of LAX.


Is LAX an American Airlines hub


American Airlines' hub at LAX is LAX. Although it is not the main hub of American Airlines, Dallas/Fort Worth is still considered the company's hub. It's the global headquarters of the airline and the largest hub.


Which terminal does American use at LAX


American Airlines operates out of Terminals 4 & 5, as well as the Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX Airport.


Which terminal are American Airlines arrivals at LAX?


American Airlines flights can arrive at Terminal 4 and Terminal 5. International flights may arrive at Terminal 4 or Terminal 5.


Which terminal does American Airlines use to depart LAX?


American Airlines flights can depart from any one of three terminals: Terminal 4, 5, and B. Before you leave for LAX, make sure to check your ticket.


What are the restaurants at LAX's American Airlines terminal?

  • Terminal 4 features Sammy's Woodfired Pizza and La Provence Patisserie and Cafe. Homeboy Cafe and Campanile are also available.
  • LAX Terminal 5 offers Donburi Bistro and Loteria Grill, Monsieur Marcel Gourmet Marketplace & Bistro, Rock & Brews Concert Bar & Grill, and Monsieur Marcel Gourmet Market & Bistro.
  • Tom Bradley Terminal, Terminal B has Ink. Sack and Border Grill, Earl of Sandwich, Pret-a-Manger and WPizza By Wolfgang Puck.

There are many food options available at LAX if you're planning to spend a lot of time at the airport.


Is there a lounge at LAX owned by American Airlines?


At LAX Terminal 4, and 5, there is an American Airlines Admiral Club Lounge. Terminal 4 has an American Airlines Flagship Lounge.


What time should I arrive at LAX American Airlines?


American Airlines recommends you arrive at least 3 hours prior to your flight departure time for international flights. For domestic flights, you must arrive at least 2 hours prior to your flight departure time.

These suggested arrival times will allow you to check in with or without bags and clear security before you fly.


American Airlines LAX: Where can I park?


There is no LAX lot that only caters to American Airlines flyers. Parking is available at the LAX Airport in Central Terminal Area Parking and Economy Parking E.


American Airlines counters LAX


From 4:30 a.m. until 12 a.m., passengers can check in at LAX American Airlines Terminal 4 for gates 40-49 or 110-159. Terminal 5 is open from 5 a.m. until 3 p.m. Passengers can check-in for gates 50 to 59.

American Airlines offers TSA Precheck and mobile boarding passes, priority benefits, curb side check in, self-service check in, TDD assistance, TSA Precheck, and other services at LAX.

More Information

  • Terminal 4's first floor is where you will find baggage and arrivals. The second level houses departures and ticketing options. American Airlines' boarding Gates are between 40 and 49.
  • American Airlines Customer Service at departure promptly and politely assists passengers with ticket changes and reservations. They can also assist with delayed or cancelled flights, AAdvantage award travel receipts and refunds as well as baggage, trip insurance and special assistance.
  • Smart Carts provides luggage carts at the arrival levels.
  • Terminal 4 and Terminal 5 have Service Animal Relief Stations available for furry friends.
  • If passengers need to transfer between terminals, they can walk airside through an overhead passage connecting terminals B (Tom Bradley), 4, 6, 7, and 8.


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