A special Members Weekend Local Field Foray to Los Angeles International Airport.
LAX is the largest and busiest airport on the West Coast of the United States, serving as the nation’s premier commercial and transportation gateway to the Pacific Rim. In 2016, LAX handled nearly 81 million passengers, making it the world’s fourth-busiest airport by passenger traffic, and the world’s busiest O&D (origin and destination) airport. It is also the nation’s fifth-busiest airport by cargo traffic, carrying over 2.2 million tons of freight and mail last year alone. In light of LAX’s pivotal role in facilitating the international movement of goods, services, and people throughout the United States and the world, this Local Field Foray will give Pacific Council members a firsthand understanding of how one of the largest and most complex transit hubs in the world is run. Highlights include meetings with various airport officials to discuss topics ranging from transportation security to international trade and commerce.
How important of a role does LAX play in vitalizing the regional, national, and global economy? How does LAWA staff address the ever-growing array of security concerns in today’s era of passenger and freight transportation? How will LAX continue to keep up with the rapidly increasing amounts of goods and people that come through its facilities?
To register, please download and fill out the Registration Packet, and return all forms to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax to (213) 221-2050 by Friday, October 6. Space is limited, and early registration is highly encouraged.
Please note: this trip is an optional addition to the full slate of Members Weekend 2017 activities on Friday evening and all day Saturday. If you would like to register for Members Weekend, you can do so here. Check out the full agenda at the Members Weekend 2017 website.