Story By: Edward Kerns II
Photos Courtesy: Delta Media Relations
Los Angeles, CA–
Delta Air Lines is investing $12 billion in its airport hubs across the United States. One hub in particular, Los Angeles World Airports (LAX) have joined forces with Delta and invested $2.3 billion dollars to modernize and connect Terminals 2 and 3 to the Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT). Known as the Delta Sky Way at LAX, is scheduled to be completed in 2023 and will feature the consolidation of Terminals 2 and 3 into 1.2 million square feet, 27-gate complex. The project is currently 18 months ahead of schedule.
The customer experience will be greatly improved with faster walk times from curb side to the furthest gate (including security), expanded restroom capacities, 32 self-serve kiosks, 46 check-in positions, 6 baggage claim carousels and 14 fully operational security lanes in late summer 2022. Another key investment is the Delta Sky Club at LAX will be expanded to 30,000 square feet and feature an indoor/outdoor bar, a year-round Sky Deck, premium showers and more for customers to relax, before during or after their travels.
The new terminal will meet CalGreen2016 and will be LEED Silver Certified. Restrooms will have low-flow water fixtures, recycling of 75% of construction waste, use of low emitting materials, and implementation of a cool roof to reduce the heat island effect, which in turns maximizes air conditioning energy use.
Delta offers 140 daily flights to 53 destinations from LAX and is the official sponsor of TEAM USA and an inaugural partner of the LA28 Olympic & Paralympic Games. To further solidify its customer investment, there are 4,000 LA-based employees to assist in every step of your next journey with Delta. The official ribbon cutting was held Tuesday March 29th and we hope to see you there for the grand opening on April 20th.