LAX unveils modernized terminal inspired by Sunset Boulevard

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and Westfield have unveiled the updated terminal 6 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), featuring a design inspired by Sunset Boulevard and including 21 new retail and dining concepts, the companies said.

Terminal 6 is the second redesigned LAX terminal unveiled this year following the transformation of Terminal 2, which debuted in February. The transformation was funded through a USD70.5 million total investment from LAWA, Westfield and operating partners.

Los Angeles and LAX had 45.5 million visitors, and LAX — undergoing a USD8.5 billion modernization program — saw 74.9 million passengers in 2015.

Six operating partners worked together with LAWA and Westfield to transform the traveler journey, including Delaware North; HMSHost; Hudson Group; J&H Enterprises; SSP America and TUMI, Inc.

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) offers 692 daily nonstop flights to 85 domestic cities and 928 weekly nonstop flights to 67 cities in 34 countries on nearly 60 air carriers. LAX processes more than 2.1 million tons of air cargo valued at over USD86.9 billion.

Westfield Corporation (ASX Code: WFD) is an internally managed, vertically integrated, shopping center group undertaking ownership, development, design, construction, funds/asset management, property management, leasing and marketing activities and employing approximately 2,000 staff worldwide.