Getting to Los Angeles
AirportsLos Angeles International Airport (LAX) is one of the busiest hubs in the world. Burbank’s Bob Hope Airport (BUR) and the Long Beach Airport (LGB) are smaller – often more convenient – alternatives.
AirlinesAll major US carriers – United, Continental, American Airlines, Delta, and US Airways – and a wide range of international carriers, serve LAX. Jet Blue, Delta, America West, and Alaska are among carriers that serve BUR and LGB.
Flight Times6 hours non-stop from the East Coast; 4 hours from the Midwest; 2.5 hours from the Northwest.
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On an open-seating flight, head for the back of the airplane. If the flight's not full, it'll likely be emptier back there.
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