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Los Angeles is a highly traveled city and offers a wide range of transportation options. The largest and most popular airport is Los Angeles International Airport or LAX. Ninety airlines serve LAX, and it many International flights fly in and out daily. LAX also offers currency exchange services.

LAX is served for major airlines, such as American Airlines, Delta Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Southwest Airlines. It is also a major hub for United Airlines. It is one of the busiest airports in the world and offers direct flights to North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East.

Las Angeles International Airport is located 16 miles from downtown Los Angeles and is located in Westchester.

Although LAX is Los Angeles's largest airport, the city is served by several different airports in various parts of the city. Bob Hope Airport is located closer to the Hollywood area, offering quicker access if you are planning to live in the Hollywood area. John Wayne Airport is close to Santa Ana, Disneyland, and the Honda Center. Long Beach Airport is close to Huntington Beach. LA/Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino Airport are close to Riverside, Corona, and San Bernardino. The number of airports offer easy access to all of Los Angeles, no matter what area you are moving to. Below is a list of airports located in the Los Angeles area.

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

450 World Way

Los Angeles, California 90045

Phone Number: (310) 646-2465

Website: www.lawa.org/lax/

Bob Hope Airport

2627 N. Hollywood Way

Burbank, California 91505

Phone Number: (818) 840-8840

Website: www.burbankairport.com

John Wayne Airport

18601 Airport Way

Santa Ana, California 92707

Phone Number: (949) 252-5200

Website: www.ocair.com

Long Beach Airport

4100 Donald Douglas Drive

Long Beach, California 90808

Phone Number: (562) 570-2600

Website: www.longbeach.gov/airport/default.asp

LA/Ontario International Airport

1940 East Moore Way

Room 200

Ontario, California 91761

Phone Number: (909) 937-2700

Website: www.lawa.org/ont/#

San Bernardino International Airport

294 South Leland Norton Way

San Bernardino, California 92408

Phone Number: (909) 382-4100

Website: www.sbdairport.com

Los Angeles also offers many transportation options within the city. The Metro Rail and Metro Bus offer transportation to different areas of the city. There is a bikeway system that services different areas of Los Angeles County as well. Below is the contact information for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, or MTA.

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)

One Gateway Plaza

P.O. Box 194

Los Angeles, California 90053

Rail Information Phone Number: (213) 620-7245

General Phone Number: (213) 623-1194

Website: www.westworld.com/~elson/larail/mta.html



Expat Health Insurance Partners


Bupa Global

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