Los Angeles International Airport

KLAX · California, United States

About Los Angeles International Airport

Official name LOS ANGELES INTL
FIR Los Angeles FIR
Region California
Country United States
Open since April 1940
Runways 7R/25L
Type Large airport
Timezone Los_Angeles (-7 h)
Local time Jun 3, 2023 22:10
Coordinates (ARP) 33.9425, -118.40805   335633N 1182429W
Coordinates (Center) 33.94312, -118.4088   335635N 1182432W
Variation 11.6° E (2023)

Los Angeles International Airport

Los Angeles International Airport is a large airport in California, United States. The airport is located at latitude 33.94312 and longitude -118.40880. The airport has 4 runways: 7L/25R, 6R/24L, 6L/24R and 7R/25L. The ICAO airport code of this field is KLAX. The local airport ID (FAA LID) of this airport is LAX. The airport's IATA code is LAX. Nearby other airfields are Jack Northrop Field/Hawthorne Municipal, Santa Monica Municipal Airport, Los Angeles Weather Station, Goodyear Blimp Base and Compton/Woodley Airport.

Los Angeles International Airport publishes a METAR. The flight information region (FIR) is Los Angeles.

Los Angeles International Airport is in the timezone of America/Los_Angeles. Difference with UTC is -7 h. Today the sun rises at 05:42 and sets at 20:01. This applies to Los Angeles International Airport, the universal daylight period may be different. The difference between the local time and UTC is -7 hour. Daylight saving time is currently in progress.

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ID True Heading Magnetic Heading Latitude Longitude Approx. length
7L 083° 071° 33.9356 -118.4221 12,893 ft
25R 263° 251° 33.9399 -118.3798
6R 083° 071° 33.9468 -118.4347 10,861 ft
24L 263° 251° 33.9505 -118.3991
6L 083° 071° 33.9491 -118.4312 8,906 ft
24R 263° 251° 33.9521 -118.402
7R 083° 071° 33.9337 -118.419 11,073 ft
25L 263° 251° 33.9374 -118.3827

Magnetic headings are calculated from true headings using the WMM 2020 model.

For more information about Los Angeles International Airport (KLAX) visit aerodromes.org/KLAX

Nearby airports

Airport ID Distance Direction
Airport Imperial Building Helistop US-0800 1.0 NM 142°
Kilroy Airport Center US-0804 1.4 NM 123°
Pacific Bell-2300 Imperial Highway Heliport US-0803 1.5 NM 120°
Hughes/Corporate Heliport US-0954 1.6 NM 330°
Airport Towers Nr 1 US-0802 1.7 NM 156°
Chevron Refinery Heliport US-0801 1.9 NM 208°
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company Heliport US-0988 3.2 NM 320°
Jack Northrop Field/Hawthorne Municipal KHHR 3.9 NM 108°
Santa Monica Municipal Airport KSMO 4.9 NM 334°

Navigational aids

Name Ident Type Distance Direction
Los Angeles LAX VORTAC 1.3 NM 242°
Santa Monica SMO VOR-DME 4.7 NM 329°
Compton CPM NDB 8.7 NM 111°

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