Large Scale Project Begins Next Month, Will Continue Into 2017

A large-scale runway construction and rehabilitation plan at KLAX will begin in March 2015, and continue into 2017. The construction will take place in the five phases.

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LAXCongresswoman Maxine Waters announced Thursday that the Federal Aviation Administration has awarded a $10 million grant to the city of Inglewood for residential noise mitigation.

The grant extends funding for the city’s Residential Sound Insulation Program, which provides assistance to Inglewood families to mitigate the impact of noise from aircraft flying into and out of Los Angeles International Airport.

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The image is a compilation of 75 different pictures. Since more than 1,500 flights take off from LAX on any given day, photograher Micheal Kelley pointed out that he only focused on one runway and this picture isn’t meant to capture every single flight – or even every plane he took a picture of during takeoff.”I think the picture resonates with so many people because now we take air travel for granted in our lives,” Kelley . “Flying has become so mundane. You forget how cool it can be, how many planes take off and land every day.”

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LAXLos Angeles City Council to address Los Angeles International Airport runwayplan in spring – Will Los Angeles International Airport be permitted to move a runway 260 feet closer to Westchester homes and businesses?

That’s now a question for the full, 15-member Los Angeles City Council,which is expected to take it up later this spring.

The project took another step forward earlier this week when two councilcommittees moved jointly to recommend the entire council adopt a LAXproposal to change the configuration of two runways on the north side of theairfield. The Trade, Commerce and Tourism and Planning and Land Use Management committees voted 5-1 in favor of the modernization plan, whichalso includes less controversial items such as an intermodal transportationcenter, a consolidated rental car facility and an automated people mover.

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LAX Jumbo_MapLAX runway separation plan advances, over groups’ objections – Some neighbors and Ontario airport supporters oppose a plan touted as improving safety and the handling of the largest new aircraft at Los Angeles International.

A controversial plan to separate the two northern runways at Los Angeles International Airport by 260 feet advanced last week when airport staff recommended the proposal for further environmental review over other runway options.

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