Top tips for travellers

Do I need a visa?

Check out our visa information pages which include the latest travel restrictions for every country we fly to.

USA travel advice

What time should I arrive at the airport?

Leave those last-minute airport dashes to the big screen! We recommend that you arrive at least three hours before your flight is due to leave.

Online check in

The best way to check in is online where you can pick your seat and print your boarding card. If you’re travelling with carry on baggage only, you can print off your own boarding pass and we’ll see you at the gate.

Check in online now

When does my flight depart/arrive?

Unsure of your timings? It's best to be safe than sorry. Check your departure and arrival time with our handy Flight status tool.

Flight status

Which terminal?

Customers should go to Terminal B (Tom Bradley International Terminal). We no longer operate at Terminal 2.

Counter check in and bag drop

Check in desks are located on the Upper Level of Terminal B (Tom Bradley International Terminal).

Check in opens four hours before departure and closes one hour before departure.

Baggage allowance

Airport lounge

For eligible passengers, including customers flying in Upper Class, we welcome you to the Star Alliance lounge, located on level 6 of Terminal B, near the central atrium.

Star Alliance lounge

Airport facilities


Grab that last-minute souvenir from one of Los Angeles Airport's selection of shops.


Food and drink

Los Angeles Airport has a wide range of bars, cafes and restaurants to choose from.

Places to eat


Assistance at the airport

Our team are always on hand to help make your journey go smoothly.

Ask for assistance

Accessibility services

Find out about Los Angeles Airport's accessible facilities.

Accessibility services