1 World Way, Los Angeles California 90045
Originally known as Mines Field, the LAX site has been used as a general aviation field since 1928. During World War II, it was used for military flights. Commercial airline service started in December 1946. The present terminal complex was constructed in 1961. In the early 1980s, LAX added domestic and international terminals and a second-level roadway.
There are three major airports serving Greater Los Angeles and Los Angeles International is by far the busiest, with over 60 million passengers served annually. Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is ranked third in the world for number of passengers and tonnage of air cargo handled, and its popularity shows no sign of decreasing.
The airport is located approximately 17 miles southwest of downtown, a few miles southeast of Santa Monica.<
Other Airports nearby:
(Burbank) Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport
(Long Beach) Long Beach Airport
(Los Angeles) Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
(Ontario) Ontario International Airport
(Santa Ana) Orange County John Wayne Airport
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11/22 Coming to The Los Angeles area
OC Greek Food Fest Anaheim CA May17-19 The OC Greek Food Festival celebrates the best of Greek food, music, dancing and culture. Experience authentic Greek foods and homemade Greek pastries; traditional Greek dancing and Greek music.
San Diego Greek Festival San Diego CA June7-9 Treat yourself to an enjoyable Friday evening with delicious Greek food,
imported beer, live Greek music and dancing. Then come back the next day for more fun. On Sunday, repeat as needed!
Baroque Music Festival Corona del Mar CA June16-23 We strive for historically stylistic interpretations of the great masterpieces of the Baroque period.
Santa Barbara Greek Festival Santa Barbara CA July27-28 Enjoy delectable festival favorites like gyros and moussaka. And no Greek village would be complete without homemade pastries from Yiayia's traditional recipes: baklava, melomakarona, and kataifi are just a few of the sweet treats to delight you.
Antique And Garden Show Bakersfield CA August12-13 =The show features 200 dealer spaces, located on five tree covered acres, 30 historic buildings, a variety of great food, and live blues and jazz music.
Little Italy Festa San Diego CA October13 The largest Italian American festival on the West Coast. Hip and Historic Little Italy welcomes over 120,000 attendees with the tantalizing sights, sounds and aromas of Italian culture.