United Airlines says it will spend $573 million to redo Terminals 7 and 8 at
A rendering of what the new exterior of United Airlines’ terminals at
A rendering of the new baggage claim area scheduled for United Airlines’ redesigned terminals at
A rendering of the new airport security screening area at the redesigned United Airlines’ terminals at
A rendering of new ticket counters at United Airlines’ terminals at
L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, standing, oversaw a ceremonial groundbreaking at LAX for improvements to United Airlines’ terminals.(United Airlines)
United Airliness will embark on a $573-million upgrade of Terminals 7 and 8 at Los Angeles International Airport that will include a new check-in area and a redone baggage claim.
The renovations, scheduled to be completed in December 2017, will also include an expanded security screening checkpoint with 12 lanes for the United terminals.
There also will be charging stations for electronic devices in the gate waiting area and an indoor-outdoor United Club in Terminal 7.
L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti as well as Councilman Tom LaBonge and L.A. World Airports executive director Gina Marie Lindsey appeared at a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday kicking off the renovations.
Garcetti talked about United’s plans as part of the ongoing $7.3-billion project to improve LAX. More than 70 million passengers pass through LAX each year, making it the fifth busiest airport in the world.