What is Lawa at LAX?
Los Angeles World Airports
Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is the City of Los Angeles department that owns and operates Los Angeles International (LAX) and Van Nuys (VNY) general aviation airports. Both play an integral role in helping to meet the Southern California regional demand for passenger, cargo and general aviation service.
What airports are part of LAWA?
Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), is a proprietary department of the City of Los Angeles and owns and operates three airports, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Ontario International Airport (ONT) and Van Nuys general aviation airport (VNY).
Who owns LAWA?
The facility is owned and operated by Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), an agency of the government of Los Angeles, formerly known as the Department of Airports. The airport covers 3,500 acres (1,400 ha) of land and has four parallel runways.
How many employees does LAWA have?
LAWA employs approximately 4,000 City employees to operate and maintain Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Van Nuys Airport (VNY). LAWA is a very unique place to work.
Who is the Aviation Authority for Los Angeles?
As the aviation authority for the nation’s second largest city and hub of one of the world’s most populous metropolitan areas, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is faced with the challenges of providing an airport system to serve a major portion of the Southern California market. LAWA has met this challenge, and at no cost to taxpayers.
How does Lawa have control over air carriers?
Federal law prohibits airport operators, such as LAWA, from having any control over air carriers’ responsibilities in these areas. The method used by an air carrier to set the number of trips and times of departure and arrival over a certain route is a very complex formula that takes into consideration:
Why is Lawa airport important to Southern California?
Both play an integral role in helping to meet the Southern California regional demand for passenger, cargo and general aviation service. Both airports make a distinct contribution to the strength of the system as it provides a high level of safety, security and service for its customers, communities and stakeholders.
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