Cell Phone Waiting Lot
Cell Phone Waiting Lot
(Northwest corner of 96th Street/Vicksburg Avenue)
LAX has a 24-hour LAX Cell Phone Waiting Lot where motorists meeting arriving passengers can wait for free, up to two hours, until passengers call to say they are ready to be picked up in the Central Terminal Area.
The Lot is adjacent to the southwest corner of LAX Economy Parking Lot C and one-quarter mile from the 96th Street Bridge entrance into LAX’s passenger terminal area. It is easily accessible from the north and east by motorists using La Tijera, Sepulveda, Manchester and Century Boulevards to access LAX.
No commercial vehicles or ride-service vehicles allowed. Vehicles in the LAX Cell Phone Waiting Lot must be attended at all times. No parking is allowed in or around this facility.
Central Terminal Area (CTA) Parking
Nearly 8,000 parking stalls are available in eight parking structures located opposite the roadways from the passenger terminals. Parking is available for extended stays and overnight trips.
All vehicles entering the Central Terminal Area (CTA) are subject to random inspection.
All individuals (including persons with disabilities) who pull a parking stub and pass through a gate arm into a parking structure are required to pay the posted parking rates.
Vehicles parked for over 30 days are subject to impound at owner’s expense, LAMC 87.35 & 89.41. Individuals may request a parking extension over the 30 days limit by contacting ABM at 310-646-2911.
All CTA parking structure entrances are clearly marked with vertical clearances.
- Parking Structures 1, 2A, 3, 4, 6 and 7 have a maximum vehicle height restriction of 8 feet, 2 inches.
- Parking Structures 2B and 5 have a maximum vehicle height restriction of 7 feet.
- Vehicles exceeding the maximum vehicle height restrictions in the CTA parking structures should use Parking Lot C.
Questions? Parking Management for Central Terminal Area Parking may be reached via email at [email protected] or call (424) 646-7275.
Electric Vehicle Parking
Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Available at LAX!
Electric vehicle (EV) owners can conveniently charge at the first levels of Parking Structures 1, 6 and 7 in the Central Terminal Area (Arrivals/Lower level) and also, in Economy Parking Lot C. Useful information is listed below:
EV Charging Locations
Level III Fast Charger is now available in Parking Structure P1 for use on a first-come, first served basis for up to a maximum of 30 minutes parking. This new charger will allow users to charge their vehicle in approximately 20 minutes or less.
Level II Chargers are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Electricity is provided free of charge.Parking rates apply. Please pay parking fees upon exit.
Questions? Please email [email protected] or call (310) 646-2911 to speak with a representative.
Economy Parking Lot C
(96th Street and Sepulveda Boulevard)
LAX operates economy Parking Lot C with approximately 1,700 parking spaces. Parking is available on a first come, first served basis. Reservations are not available at this time. Vehicles may park in Lot C for up to 30 consecutive days per visit.
Lot C provides frequent, free shuttle transport to and from Lot C and the Central Terminal Area, stopping conveniently at each Terminal curbside. Lot C Shuttle Service runs every 15-25 minutes, 24/7.
Lot C cannot accommodate parking for large trucks, trailers and campers.
Questions? The Lot C parking and shuttle manager may be reached via email at [email protected] and via phone at 310-893-4676.
Lot C FAQs
Lot E – Economy Parking (Opening in February 2019)
(5455 W 111th Street)
Due to the ongoing construction activity for the LAX Landside Access Modernization Project (https://www.lawa.org/connectingLAX) to help relieve traffic congestion, LAX is relocating and rebranding Lot C to Lot E Economy Parking to offer more economy parking available in early 2019.
Lot E Economy Parking will have approximately 2,700 spaces and will provide frequent, free shuttle transport to and from Lot E and the Central Terminal Area, stopping conveniently at each Terminal curbside. Lot E Shuttle Service will run every 15-20 minutes, 24/7.
Lot E will not be able to accommodate parking for large trucks, trailers and campers and will not be equipped with EV charging spaces.
The hourly rate for Lot E is $4 or fraction thereof; with a maximum of $12/day. The daily rate is $12, and monthly parking is not available at Lot E. For example, the cost of parking at Lot E for 25 hours would be a total of $16: $12 for the first 24 hours, and $4 for the additional hour.
When entering, drive carefully around the entrance gate arm and DO NOT take a ticket. Do not park in a space for a car. A motorcycle may be parked at the ends of rows, in corners, and in other spaces provided it does not block access to parked vehicles, handicapped spaces, Smarte Carte machines, passenger traffic, paths for the disabled, automobile traffic, doors, elevators, driveways, etc. Parking violations will be issued to all offenders (Vehicle code 22507.8(b) & (c)). When exiting, drive carefully around the exit gate arms. Entering/exiting a lot via a sidewalk is not allowed.
NOTE: Parking rate listed are subject to change. Please check rates posted at the entrance to each parking lot before entering. Fees include 10% Los Angeles City Parking Occupancy Tax. Most major credit cards are accepted, including Visa, Master Card, American Express, Discover, and Union Pay.
Central Terminal Area Parking Structures
Terminal Area parking structure are available for dropping off and picking up passengers, overnight trips, and extended stays.
15 Minutes Free Parking
$5 First hour or fraction thereof
$4 Each 30 Minutes after the first hour
$40 Maximum for each 24 hour period
For any questions, please contact ABM at 310-646-2911
Economy Parking Lot C
(96th Street and Sepulveda Boulevard)
LAX Shuttle – Lot C provides frequent, free transport to and from Lot C and the Central Terminal Area, stopping conveniently at each Terminal.
$4 for the first hour or fraction thereof
$4 for each additional hour or fraction thereof
$12 maximum for each 24 hours
Special Events Parking Request
Vendor Delivery Parking Permit Program
Vendor Delivery Parking Permit Program
What is it?
This parking permit authorizes vendors with oversize vehicles only (excess of 8' HT x 9' LG) to utilize specific designated areas in the LAX Central Terminal Area to make their deliveries (i.e. designated areas of West Way, East Way, and a portion of the USO lot).
LAX Concession and/or Tenant service providers with oversize vehicles may be authorized to use these designated areas on an as-needed basis as determined by LAWA Management and arranged through Parking Services.
Los Angeles World Airports reserves the right to change program rules and/or discontinue the program at any time.
Who gets it?
-LAX Vendors with oversize vehicles
-LAX Concession Vendors
-LAX Concession Service Providers (equipment repair, technical services, etc.)
-LAWA Service Providers
Who doesn't get it?
-LAX Vendors who do not have oversize vehicles.
-Companies without a direct contract with an LAX Concessionaire, LAWA Tenant or LAWA to provide goods and services.
-LAX Concession/Tenant Construction Companies
-LAWA Concession vendors, construction and service providers that require access through the Air Operations Area (AOA).
-LAWA Tenant construction and service providers that require access through the Air Operations Area (AOA).
-Vendor Parking Permit Application Package
Vendor Delivery Parking Areas - Map
LAX Employee Parking
The CTA Parking Structures are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week including holidays.
Yes, the parking rate is as follows:
First 15 minutes - free parking; $3 for the first hour and $2 for each 30 minutes thereafter up to the maximum daily rate of $30 per day.
Up to a maximum of 30 days. For additional parking over 30 days please contact ABM Parking to request for more time. ABM’s phone number is 310-646-2911.
Motorcycles should not take a parking ticket upon entry of parking structure; they should drive around the gate arm to enter parking structure. Motorcycles park for free for up to a maximum of 30 days provided they park in designated motorcycle parking areas, end of rows and aisles. Motorcycles parking in vehicle parking spaces, blocking pedestrian walkways or ADA access will be cited and may be impounded at owner’s expense.
If your vehicle is impounded, you may reach Airport Police at 310-646-4268.
If a customer has lost their parking ticket, the minimum amount owed is $30 provided the vehicle has not parked for more than 1 day. Vehicles parked for more than 1 day will be charged for each day of parking plus $30 fee for a lost ticket. Nightly inventory of vehicles parked is performed daily.
Yes, please mail your recovered ticket along with the original parking receipt to Los Angeles World Airports, Parking Services
P.O. Box 92216, Los Angeles, CA 90009-2216.
Refund checks are typically mailed within 2 weeks. The $30 fee or portion thereof may be refunded depending on the amount of time parked in the parking structure.
The occupancy varies every 15 minutes. The parking structures that have the highest occupancy are usually Parking Structures 3, 4, 5, and 6. For real-time parking occupancy updates, please visit online.lawa.org/laXMapAlerts/available.aspx
If you have any comments or complaints, please call ABM at (310) 646-2911 or email LAWA Parking at [email protected]
The map of the CTA Parking Structures and other parking information can be found on the website: http://www.lawa.org/welcome_LAX.aspx?id=54
No, there is no monthly or reserved parking in any of the CTA Parking Structures. These Parking Structures are first-come, first-serve basis only. There is no valet or meter parking either.
Cash and major credit cards, including Visa, Master Card, American Express, and Discover are accepted. Debit cards such as Explore, Interlink, and Star debit cards are also accepted.
No, there is no payment option available online at this moment. There are no parking reservations; it is first-come, first-serve basis.
Parking is available on a first come, first served basis. There is no reservation system available at this time. During holidays and peak periods, we suggest you give yourself ample time to find parking. For real time parking availability information, please refer to online.lawa.org/laXMapAlerts/available.aspx
Unfortunately, no. The Parking Structures 1, 2A, 3, 4, 6 and 7 have a maximum vehicle height restriction of 8 feet, 2 inches. Parking Structures 2B and 5 have a maximum vehicle height restriction of 7 feet. Vehicles exceeding the maximum vehicle height restrictions in the CTA parking structures should use Parking Lot C.
Absolutely! Every CTA Parking Structure has ADA parking spaces available near an elevator or arrivals or departure levels. Please keep in mind that CTA parking is on a first come, first served basis. The same posted parking rates apply to the ADA parking spaces.
There are charging stations available at the first levels of Parking Structures 1, 6, and 7. Parking Structure 1 has (20) Level II Electric charging spots and (2) Level III Fast Electric charging spots available. Parking Structure 6 has (20) Level II Electric charging spaces available. Parking Structure 7 has (18) Level II Electric charging spaces available. These are all open on a first-come, first-serve basis. You may plug in and leave vehicles plugged in until you return from your trip.
Yes, Lot C is open to the public 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Lot C’s parking rate of $4.00 for the first hour, $4.00 per additional hour, and $12 maximum for 24 hours. It is located on 96th Street and Sepulveda Boulevard.
You can contact LAX Police Lost at and Found at (424) 646- LOST (5678). You can file for a lost item online on http://www.lawa.org/lostandfoundform.aspx. You may visit this website: https://www.flylax.com/lax-baggage-lost-and-found for more information.
To reach Airport Police, please call 424-646-7911.