Published on : Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Passengers, visitors and workers traveling to/from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) between 9:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, November 29, 2016, are advised to plan ahead and expect traffic congestion because of a scheduled labor demonstration by Service Employees International Union 721, Janitors for Justice, and Fight for 15, in support of a nation-wide day of protest.
While all entrances into the LAX Central Terminal Area will remain open, there could be traffic delays due to possible intermittent closures of intersections inside the Central Terminal Area on the Lower/Arrivals Level. Although flight operations at LAX are expected to be normal, passengers should check with their airlines on flight status before coming to the airport, and be in their airline terminals two hours before boarding time for a domestic flight and three hours before boarding time for an international flight.
Motorists are advised to avoid the following areas east of LAX during the five-hour period:
Due to the planned demonstration, permitted by the Los Angeles Police Commission, passengers driving to LAX during this period are advised to allow extra time.
LAX is also on WAZE, the community-based traffic navigation app.
Media Parking Locations
Media outlets planning to cover the labor demonstration are reminded to follow established LAX media parking policies and park in pre-designated locations. Broadcast-equipped media vehicles displaying valid LAX Media Parking Permits ONLYmay park:
A media staging area for those outlets planning to cover the post-demonstration rally on Airport Boulevard has been identified between Century Boulevard and 98th Street. Media are advised to begin parking at 10 a.m. Per the Los Angeles Police Department, in the event of an unlawful assembly declaration, and in accordance with the CRESPO settlement, the Incident Commander will avoid moving crowds into areas designated as media staging. In the event of an unlawful assembly declaration during a march, additional media area(s), outside of the impacted area, may be designated by the Incident Commander. To the extent reasonably possible, efforts will be made to ensure that the designated media area(s) do not become part of any impacted area.