This morning, the latest Los Angeles International Airport renovation plan was announced, and courtesy of Fentress Architects, here are the design concepts. For anyone who doesn't spend a huge amount of time at LAX--and maybe even for someone who does--the whole layout is a little confusing, so check out the captions so you know what you're looking at.
LOS ANGELES, CA, Nov 17, 2008 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX) --
WHAT: Los Angeles City and airport officials will conduct a news
conference to announce architectural vision design concepts for
new aircraft gates to accommodate current and next-generation
aircraft (such as the Airbus A380 and the Boeing 787 Dreamliner)
on the westside of Tom Bradley International Terminal and a new
midfield concourse at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
Also attending the event will be invitees representing aviation
and travel-tourism industry, airport employees, airlines,
neighboring communities, businesses, etc., who participated in
input meetings with the architectural firm.
An Open House for the general public will begin at 12 noon.
WHO: -- Office of the Mayor
-- Offices of Council Districts 11 and 15
-- Qantas Airways Senior Executive Vice President Americas and
Pacific Wally Mariani
-- Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners President Alan
WHEN: Monday, Nov. 17, 2008
8 a.m. to 9 a.m.: News conference and unveiling
12 noon to 6:30 p.m.: Open House for the public
WHERE: Flight Path Learning Center and Museum
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Imperial Terminal
6661 West Imperial Highway
Los Angeles, CA
VISUALS: -- Unveiling of 8-foot-by-12-foot architectural conceptual
-- Unveiling of several larger poster-size architectural
-- Unveiling of 4-foot-by-6 1/2-foot interior cut-away
architectural conceptual design model
PARKING: Free parking is available on-site.