Los Angeles LAX Airport Traveler Assistance
LAX offers elevators near public stairways and in all terminal buildings.
All terminals at LAX provide rampways from street to sidewalk level.
LAX public phones can accommodate wheelchairs. Services for the hard of hearing include hearing-aid compatible phones in all terminals, TDDs (located near the Travelers Aid booths), and amplified telephones.
Terminal 2 (upper level) and Terminal 6 (lower level) provide unisex, disabled-equipped restrooms. Restrooms in all terminals have extra-wide toilet stalls with side grip bars.
Wheelchair assistance is provided by all major scheduled airlines and can be requested at ticket counters. Contact your airline for advance wheelchair reservations.
Central Terminal Shuttle
Disabled passengers requiring transport to other LAX terminals can use the free, lift-equipped "A" shuttle service around the Central Terminal Loop.
Special Assistance Vehicles
A Special Assistance Vehicle is available to transport passengers with disabilities or special needs between passenger terminals and remote gates and is also available to passengers on stretchers, organ transplant patients, and seniors with specially equipped wheelchairs.
All fast-food outlets at LAX are wheelchair-accessible.
See Airport Car Parking section.
Friends of family accompanying disabled passengers to aircraft gates require airline permission. Contact Travelers Aid (lower levels) in each terminal for further information and assistance.
Frequenty Asked Questions
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Can I get one-to-one assistance for my transit at the airport? Yes – you can arrange personal assistance by contacting the airport directly well in advance of your flight.
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