Check & Fly

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Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Last Updated: Nov. 19, 2020, 8:13 p.m.

  • Dave Maggard
  • 424.646.5948
  • Airport Website
  • Airport COVID 19 Website
  • Are passengers required to complete a government or airport issued pre-travel health declaration form?
  • No

  • Weblink to the health declaration form

  • Weblink to more information (who requires the declaration?)

  • Please provide a weblink to the health declaration information/form

  • Are passengers required to undergo a test for COVID-19 before starting their journey?
  • No

  • Please provide details and/or supporting weblinks

  • Are passengers required to undergo any health tests or screening?
  • No

  • Provide details: What type of screening is required? By whom is the screening conducted? Is screening for all passengers or for specific airlines?

  • Does the airport recommend passengers arrive earlier for international departures?
  • 3 hours

  • Does the airport recommend passengers arrive earlier for domestic departures?
  • 2 hours

  • Is the public (non-passengers) restricted from entering the public areas of the airport (e.g. departures, arrivals hall)?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • 24 hour closure - Except Ticketed Passengers and those dropping off/picking up or assisting passengers and airport employees.

  • Are exceptions made for accompanying persons assisting minors traveling alone or persons with disabilities, including those with reduced mobility?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Yes

  • Does the airport provide self-service kiosks for printing boarding pass and bag tag?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Provided by airlines

  • Does the airport implement a sanitization process for kiosk touch screens to enable the disinfection of the screen between each use?
  • No

  • Provide details:

  • Is the access to airport checkpoint security touchless/does it reduce the need for document exchange/handling?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Supported by TSA

  • Is the airport boarding process touchless i.e. biometric or e-gates?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • In some areas of International Terminal

  • Are e-gates available at immigration entry points?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Mobile Passport

  • Are passengers required to undergo any health tests on arrival?
  • No

  • Provide details:

  • Are passengers required to quarantine on arrival at the airport?
  • No. However, the State of California has instituted a quarantine advisory. https://www.flylax.com/travelsafely

  • If airport-quarantine does the passenger bear hotel and other related costs, e.g. meals, transportation, etc.?
  • No

  • Provide details:
  • N/A

  • What, if any, protocols and precautions are in place for arriving passengers who are exiting the landside area?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Educational info, sanitizing gel/liquids, social distancing, masks.

  • Are drivers/meeters and greeters allowed to meet arriving passengers inside the terminal building?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Only in public areas...not sterile areas.

  • Are there any specific measures for drivers/meeters and greeters meeting/collecting arriving passengers? (e.g., subject to health screening)
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Must wear face coverings.

  • Are there any special pick-up or curbside arrangements in place?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Specially designated areas

  • Is physical distancing required or recommended in airport?
  • Yes

  • What is the required physical distance?
  • 1.8 meter (6 feet)

  • Are there spacing marks on floors to guide passengers?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Throughout the airport....signs and floor decals

  • Are physical distancing rules in place for elevators, escalators, and moving walkways?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Limited number in elevators, spacing required on escalators.

  • Are limitations set for number of passengers on airport public ground transportation, e.g. shuttle busses, airport transit systems, etc.?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • No more than 15 passengers for airport shuttle buses.

  • Are passengers required to wear face coverings?
  • Yes

  • Does the airport provide face coverings?
  • Yes

  • Can face coverings be purchased at the airport?
  • Yes

  • Are passengers required to wear gloves?
  • No

  • Are passenger-facing staff required to wear face coverings?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Everyone required to wear face coverings

  • Are passenger-facing staff required to wear gloves?
  • No

  • Provide details

  • Are passenger-facing staff subject to health screening?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Some employee groups require temp checks.

  • What special COVID-19 cleaning/sterilization measures has the airport implemented? Provide details for areas such as restrooms, boarding areas, dining areas, etc.?
  • Increased cleaning in restrooms and high-touch areas every 30 minutes, hand sanitizing stations, masks provided to those who don't have one, air filtration system, signs and voice announcements encouraging safe behavior.

  • Has the airport implemented physical distancing detection technology?
  • No

  • Provide details

  • Has seating been adapted to support physical distancing in the following areas?
  • Boarding areas, food courts.

  • Provide details
  • Boarding areas,

  • Does the airport provide signage and announcements via PA system to encourage physical distancing measures in place?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Signage throughout airport...PA announcements also.

  • Does the airport provide hand-sanitizing stations?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Multiple stations in every terminal.

  • Is there a medical clinic located in or near the airport terminal/facility?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • First Aid Station in International Terminal

  • Does the airport provide a helpline to report COVID-19 concerns?
  • No

  • Provide details

  • Does the airport app, airlines app, or other third-party apps provide wayfinding indoor maps for passengers?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • At FlyLAX.com there are interactive maps.

  • Is there any mechanism, such as social media or mobile apps, to disseminate information to the travelling public?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Social media, special web pages, information counters.

  • Are there any other particular processes in place to assist passengers with reduced mobility (wheelchair) or passengers with disabilities?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Airlines provide service to curbs, Airport staff can provide assistance getting into shuttles and the LAX website provides for information.

  • Does the airport provide self-service dining options, where passengers have limited contact with retail, food and beverage staff?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Mobile ordering is available at LAX Order Now.

  • Does the airport have a ventilation filtration system that recycles air on a regular basis?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Yes, full ventilation system with ionization and UV light.

  • Does the airport offer any staff training program, relating to health or COVID-19?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Staff have mandatory training on safety.