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Photos: Tom Bradley terminal at LAX -- into the 21st century

Tom Bradley terminal at LAX -- into the 21st century

In one of the first visible signs that the modernization of Los Angeles International Airport is underway, city officials on Wednesday will mark the completion of a $746-million renovation of the Bradley terminal -- a portal for almost 9 million passengers a year that has not seen a major improvement since 1984. See full story


Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times



Travelers make their way up the improved arrival ramp at the Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport.

Visitors are reflected in the sliding glass doors of the newly improved Tom Bradley International Terminal that features a new bank of screens that gives the status of flights at LAX.

A traveler makes a phone call in front of a new public art piece featuring electronic media and video near Daniels Bistro at the newly improved Tom Bradley International Terminal.

Travelers arrive at the Tom Bradley International Terminal, where they are greeted by high-tech lighting and a video screen that projects a time-lapse photograph of vehicular traffic at LAX.

A traveler checks out a panel of videos that is projected over a new bank of telephones in the arrivals area of the newly improved Tom Bradley terminal at LAX. The video panel is one of many new public art pieces featuring electronic media that can be found in the arrival area of the terminal.

A traveler walks past a new public art piece featuring electronic media and video at the newly improved terminal.

Travelers walk through the newly improved arrivals area at the Tom Bradley International Terminal overlooking U.S. Customs and Border Protection booths under modern light fixtures. The baggage area, background, now features new high-capacity luggage carousels helping passengers retrieve their luggage more quickly.

High-tech lighting and changing colors are some of the new improvements that greet travelers as they arrive at the Tom Bradley International Terminal.

A traveler walks down the improved arrival ramp which features an art installation by Kim Abeles titled "Arrival" at the newly improved Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport. "Arrival" combines drawing, photographs and video to portray the interior of the aircraft after the plane has landed.

In the arrivals area at the Tom Bradley International Terminal, a traveler makes his way past a new high-capacity luggage carousel, which features a screen projecting video of flowers.

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