LAX Parking Map
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 Cell Phone Lot is located on 96th St just east of Sepulveda Blvd, one-quarter mile west 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.
Effective April 1, 2019, there will be no more shuttle service at the Cellphone Waiting Lot. For shuttle service to LAX, Cell Phone Waiting Lot customers will have to use LAX City Bus Center Bus Bays 11 and 12. In addition, passengers can obtain local transit information by calling 323.GO.METRO or 323.466.3876.
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, and 6 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. Parking Structures 3 and 4 have a maximum vehicle height restriction of 7 feet, 6 inches. Parking Structure 7 has a maximum vertical height clearance of 7 feet on all parking levels.
- Vehicles exceeding the maximum vehicle height restrictions in the CTA parking structures should use Parking Lot E.
Questions? Parking Management for Central Terminal Area Parking may be reached via email at email@example.com or call (424) 646-7275.
Parking CTA FAQs
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; $5 for the first hour and $4 for each 30 minutes thereafter up to the maximum daily rate of $40 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 $40 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 $40 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 $40 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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, and 6 have a maximum vehicle height restriction of 8 feet, 2 inches. Parking Structures 3 and 4 have a maximum vehicle height restriction of 7 feet, 6 inches. Parking Structures 2B and 5 have a maximum vehicle height restriction of 7 feet. Parking Structure 7 has a maximum vertical height clearnace of 7 feet on all parking levels. Vehicles exceeding the maximum vehicle height restrictions in the CTA parking structures should use Parking Economy Lot E.
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, Economy Lot E is open to the public 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Economy Lot E’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 5455 West 111th Street, Los Angeles, CA.
To make an inquiry for a lost item with the LAX Lost and Found, click here.
To reach Airport Police, please call 424-646-7911.
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). 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@example.com or call (310) 646-2911 to speak with a representative.
Parking Lot C
Effective April 1, 2019, Lot C is closed.
Parking is now available at Economy Lot E located at 5455 W 111th St Los Angeles, CA 90045.
Economy Lot E
Courtesy shuttle service is available 24/7, and runs approximately every 15 minutes between Economy Parking Lot E and the LAX Central Terminal Area, with convenient stops at each terminal. From the Central Terminal Area, wait at the PINK LAX Shuttle sign on the Lower/Arrivals Level in front of each terminal and board the “Economy Lot E” Shuttle.
Real time shuttle information can be found here:
The hourly rate for Economy Lot E is $4 (or fraction thereof), with a maximum of $12 per day.
The daily rate is $12. Cash, all major credit cards and mobile payments are accepted.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 310-893-4676.
Motorcycle and Bike Parking
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.
Bike Parking is available in several areas within the Central Terminal Area. The map below shows the locations of all bike parking racks:
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 E
(5455 West. 111 the Street)
$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
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: For LAWA employees who work/park in the CTA and volunteer to park at Park One parking lot (formerly Park N’ Fly):
1. CTA access cards will not be accepted at Park One parking lot and must be exchanged for a hang tag. See your parking liaison immediately to swap out your CTA access card for a hang tag.
2. ENTRY - Hang tag must be displayed on the rear view mirror when entering Park One. Hang tags and Parking Passes must be displayed at all times. Non-compliance may result in citation and/or towing of vehicle at owner’s expense.
3. EXIT - Please exit through gates and present your parking pass to the cashier to exit free of charge if requested.
For LAX Employee Parking Questions, please call ABM Parking Services at (310) 646-2911 (24/7)
- LAX Shuttles Relocation for Drop-Off and Pick-Up Zones Effective October 29, 2019
- ABM Website Individual Employee Online Parking Application
- Rules and Regulations
- Rate Change Effective February 1, 2019
- LAX Employee Shuttle Route Changes Effective April 1, 2019
The following changes to Lot South/LAX City Bus Center shuttle service will be implemented beginning April 1, 2019:
Lot South/LAX City Bus Center Shuttle Service
Starting April 1, 2019 midnight, a new ‘Lot South/LAX City Bus Center’ route will begin servicing LAX Employee Lot South and the Metro Bus Center for shuttle service to LAX. The new route will have one stop (Stop #2), one stop (Stop #3) at the southern portion of Lot South (formerly Lot C) and another stop (Stop #4) at the Metro Bus Center (Bay #11 and Bay #12). This route will stop in all CTA terminals, T1-T7. There will be no service from Lot C Bus Depot. (Click Here for map of Lot South/LAX City Bus Center stop locations.)
Employee Lot East and Lot West Shuttle Service
Employee Lot East, Lot West and Lot South have been temporarily closed until further notice. Employees have been redirected to park at the central terminal area (CTA) garages and Park One (formerly Park N Fly) parking lot during this time. Lot East and Lot West shuttle bus services have also been temporarily suspended until further notice.
Cellphone Waiting Lot
Effective April 1, 2019, there will be no more shuttle service at the Cellphone Waiting Lot. For shuttle service to LAX, customers will have to use Metro Bus Center Bus Bays 11 and 12.
Car Rental Depot Service
Beginning April 27, 2020, the Green Line shuttle will start servicing the passenger drop-off at the remote rental car depot on Century Blvd. The service was previously provided by the Lot E ‘Economy Lot’ shuttle bus service that has been discontinued.
Please watch out for flyers, posters, e-blasts and RideLAX tweets for additional information and updates. For questions regarding the employee parking and shuttle bus routes, customers may contact ABM Aviation, Inc. at (424) 273-7266.