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LAX Parking Information and Real-Time Parking Statistics

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Cell Phone Waiting Lot

Cell Phone Waiting Lot

 

 Cell Phone Lot Sign
(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 Cell Phone 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.

 

Disability Placards

All vehicles displaying disability placards or license plates may park in parking structures and economy lot and pay the posted fee.

https://www.flylax.com/lax-americans-with-disability-act

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.


Vertical Clearances

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.

 

Questions? Parking Management for Central Terminal Area Parking may be reached via email at parking@lawa.org 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 https://www.flylax.com/parking-at-lax

If you have any comments or complaints, please call ABM at (310) 646-2911 or email LAWA Parking at parking@lawa.org

The map of the CTA Parking Structures and other parking information can be found on the website: https://www.flylax.com/parking-at-lax

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 https://www.flylax.com/parking-at-lax

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.

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.

A list of private parking options near LAX is available here, including many that provide courtesy transportation from LAX terminals. Stops for off-airport parking lot shuttles are located on the Upper/Departures Level identified, and are identified by red curbside pillars.

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

Parking Structure 1 EV chargers will be out of service until further notice due to ongoing improvements.

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 parking@lawa.org or call (310) 646-2911 to speak with a representative.

Motorcycle and Bike Parking

Parking for motorcycles is free inside the Central Terminal Area parking structures.

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

Bike Parking is available in several areas within the Central Terminal Area. The map below shows the locations of all bike parking racks:
Bike Parking Map

Parking Rates

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


P3 Lot Sign

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

 

Special Events Parking Request

Special Events Parking Request

Parking validations are available on a limited basis.  Please click on the links below for more information.

Special Events Parking Request

Special Event Parking Form

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 area of East Way).

LAX Concession and/or Tenant service providers with oversize vehicles may be authorized to use this designated area 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

Instructions

Application  
Vehicle List
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.)


    Cell Phone Waiting Lot

    Effective April 1, 2019, there will be no more shuttle service at the Cell Phone Waiting Lot. For shuttle service to LAX, customers will have to use Metro Bus Center Bus Bays 11 and 12.


    Car Rental Depot Service  New!

    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.

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Private Parking Options Near LAX

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PARKING COMPANY ADDRESS WEBSITE DISTANCE FROM LAX
9821 Vicksburg Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90045

https://www.quikparklosangelesairport.com/

Less than 1 mile
6155 W 98th St
Los Angeles, CA 90024

http://sunriselaxparking.com/cms/

Less than 1 mile

Century Blvd Location
5701 W Century Blvd,
Los Angeles, CA 90045

https://www.theparkingspot.com/

Less than 1 mile
6151 W Century Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045

https://joesairportparking.com/

Less than 1 mile

Sepulveda Location
9101 S Sepulveda Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045

https://www.theparkingspot.com/

1 mile
5757 W Century Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045

https://www.airportspectrumparking.com/

1.3 miles

Bellanca Location
9700 Bellanca Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90045

https://www.wallypark.com/los-angeles/

1.3 miles

898 S Sepulveda Blvd El Segundo, CA 90245

https://www.105airportparking.com/

1.4 miles
9800 La Cienega Blvd Inglewood, CA 90301

https://www.405airportparking.com/

 

1.6 miles
5959 Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045

https://www.airportcenterparking.org/

 

Less than 1 mile


Private Parking and Hotel Shuttles are found on the UPPER/DEPARTURE level in the RED ZONE.

Look for the red signs to find your ride.



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