February 28, 2015 8:09 AM ET

Transportation Infrastructure

Company Overview of Los Angeles World Airports

Company Overview

Los Angeles World Airports owns and operates airports in California. The company owns, operates, and maintains three airports, including Los Angeles International Airport, LA/Ontario International Airport, and Van Nuys Airport. It also owns approximately 17,750 acres of land in the City of Palmdale, as well as holds rights for future development of the Palmdale property. The company is based in Los Angeles, California.

1 World Way

Los Angeles, CA 90045

United States

3,491 Employees



Key Executives for Los Angeles World Airports

Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Information Officer and Deputy Executive Director of Information Management & Technology
Deputy Executive Director of Administration
General Counsel
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Los Angeles World Airports Key Developments

Los Angeles World Airports Names Board Appointees

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced seven appointments to the Los Angeles World Airports board. Under the city's charter, the board, responsible for the formulation of airport policy, is typically comprised of business and civic leaders who are appointed by the mayor, approved by the City Council and serve staggered five-year terms. The appointments include Sean Burton, president of CityView; former City Councilwoman Jackie Goldberg; Bea Hsu, a former Garcetti advisor; Matthew Johnson, an entertainment lawyer; Cynthia Telles, a veteran of previous city commissions and founding board member of the Public Policy Institute of California; Valeria Velasco, an airport-area resident and estate planning attorney in Playa del Rey; and Gabriel Eshaghian, a principal and vice president with The Somerset Group.

Delta Air Lines Inc. Partners with Los Angeles World Airports to Significantly Overhaul Terminal 5 at Los Angeles International Airport

Delta Air Lines Inc. has partnered with the City of Los Angeles and Los Angeles World Airports to significantly overhaul Terminal 5 at Los Angeles International Airport. The $229-million construction project has already begun and is scheduled to take place in several phases with full completion in 2015. Highlights of the project include doubling the size of the ticketing lobby and federal security screening checkpoints; an exclusive Sky Priority experience with a separate lobby and checkpoint; a private VIP check-in lobby that will provide the most elite experience available at LAX; a renovation of the Delta Sky Club to include full-service bar, new carpet, tile, and additional recharge stations for personal electronic devices; new baggage carousels; upgraded facilities to improve international baggage recheck; and new finishes providing a cleaner, brighter customer experience. In addition, 15 new restaurants and shops featuring celebrity chefs and retail brand names that reflect the cuisine, culture and lifestyle of Los Angeles will complete their phased openings this year.

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