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Delta Sky Way at LAX


Rebuilding Our Home At LAX

We’re taking larger steps towards the $1.9B Sky Way at LAX modernization to build the next generation of terminals. The progressive enhancements will enable a seamless journey from curb to gate with a centralized hub for Delta and our partners, a convenient bridge for easier connections, and expanded terminals with improved dining and shopping options. Read on for more information about what’s to come and what to know when traveling from LAX.

Arrival & Check-In

In our convenient, new location, enjoy immediate benefits including getting in and out of LAX faster. You’ll notice ongoing enhancements along the way while we work hard over the next few years to bring you a new state-of-the-art check-in experience and a new enhanced security checkpoint to get you from the curb to the gate with ease.


Our valued Delta One customers are invited to an exclusive and personalized check-in experience at Terminal 2. Just look for “Delta One” signage along the curb when first arriving at Terminal 2. 


Get started with a warm welcome at our private reception area where our Elite Services team will take care of your every need.


Let us handle check-in and luggage while you relax with a complimentary snack and beverage from the refreshment bar. 


When you’re ready, our Elite service team will escort you to a private access corridor leading to expedited security screening. If you’re departing from Terminal 3, simply take the inter-terminal bus to arrive at your gate in minutes.


With your First Class purchase, you’ll enjoy a faster check-in and security screening option with dedicated Sky Priority areas designed to get you to your gate even faster. Also available to Diamond, Platinum and Gold Medallion Members as well as travelers booked in Delta One and SkyTeam Elite Plus members.


The fastest way through security is now available at LAX and 21 other airports nationwide. CLEAR biometric screening lanes are available in Terminals 2 and 3 to help you breeze to the front of the security line with just the tap of a finger. SkyMiles® Members enjoy exclusive pricing, thanks to our exclusive partnership. Enroll with CLEAR today. Terms apply.


LAX is now one of select airports to feature Delta’s Innovation Lanes to add ease and convenience to your TSA security screening experience. Our automated bin system with multiple access points helps to speed up wait times and get you on your way faster.

Before Your Flight

Exciting new options are available now while we work to bring you a better gate experience. Enjoy recently opened restaurants and shops in both terminals as we redesign gate areas with new seating and additional in-seat power outlets during the next few years.


Locations are now open in Terminals 2 and 3, on the Mezzanine Level, with showers at Terminal 2 so you can refresh after a long trip. Look forward to an expanded Club in Terminal 3 in 2018, and a new state-of-the-art Delta Sky Club, accessible from both terminals in early 2021. 



  • Barney’s Beanery
  • Starbucks


  • Built [Custom Burgers]
  • Ciabatta Bar
  • SeaLegs Wine Bar
  • Fresh Brothers Pizza & Sandwiches
  • Pick Up Stix
  • SlapFish Modern Seafood Shack


  • CNBC Express
  • CNBC Smartshop
  • DFS Duty Free
  • eSavvy
  • InMotion
  • Spanx
  • Univision


  • Peet’s Coffee & Tea NEW!
  • Starbucks NEW!


  • Angel City Brewery NEW!
  • Ashland Hill and AH Bar NEW!
  • Blue Window NEW!
  • Deli & Co NEW!
  • Earthbar NEW!
  • La Familia NEW!
  • LA Life NEW!
  • Panda Express NEW!
  • The Parlor NEW!
  • Shake Shack NEW!


  • DFS Duty Free NEW!
  • Hudson LAXPress NEW!
  • Hudson News NEW!
  • Moshi NEW!
  • Soundstage by Hudson NEW!

Returning Home

In our new location, you'll enjoy more convenience when landing at LAX. The average taxi time to your gate is now 20% faster, so you can move on to wherever your day takes you.

News & Advisories



Our Progress at LAX

Due to the modernization of our terminals at LAX, your bag drop terminal could differ from your departure terminal. Please read on for more helpful information to keep in mind when flying from LAX.



Tips & Tools To Assist You

  • When traveling from LAX directly to Atlanta, Detroit, Hawaii, New York-JFK, Washington D.C. or any international destination, you must check bags at Terminal 2 before proceeding to your departure terminal/gate. For all other destinations, bags can be checked at LAX Terminal 3. Carrying on only? Proceed directly to your departure terminal.  
  • Download the latest Fly Delta app for interactive LAX maps to navigate through each terminal, search for restaurants or gates, see estimated walk time or get turn-by-turn walking directions and up-to-the-minute information about your gate and terminal.
  • Terminal buses are available for faster connections between terminals. Bus gates are located beyond the security checkpoint at gate 22A in Terminal 2 and at gate 35P in Terminal 3
  • To save time, use terminal buses instead of exiting the terminal secure area. Exiting the secure area requires an additional security screening to reach your gate.
  • To exit the airport loop road faster, stay to the far left and make a left turn on the shortcut access road just past Terminal 2 or across from Tom Bradley International Terminal and follow the signs for Airport Exit.



Check-in at Terminal 2 when traveling to these cities: 
  • Atlanta
  • Belize City
  • Cancun
  • Detroit
  • Guatemala City
  • Honolulu
  • Kona
  • Liberia
  • Lihue
  • Los Cabos
  • Maui
  • Monterrey
  • New York-JFK
  • Puerto Vallarta
  • San Jose, CR
  • San Salvador
  • Shanghai
  • Sydney
  • Vancouver
  • Washington, DC
  • Zihuatanejo



Check-in at Terminal 3 when traveling to these cities: 

  • Aspen
  • Austin
  • Boise
  • Boston
  • Bozeman
  • Cincinnati
  • Columbus, OH
  • Dallas
  • Denver
  • Indianapolis
  • Jackson Hole
  • Kalispell
  • Kansas City
  • Las Vegas
  • Memphis
  • Miami
  • Minneapolis
  • Missoula
  • Montego Bay
  • Nashville
  • New Orleans
  • Oakland
  • Orlando
  • Phoenix
  • Portland
  • Raleigh-Durham
  • Sacramento
  • Salt Lake City
  • San Antonio
  • San Diego
  • San Francisco
  • San Jose, CA
  • Seattle
  • Spokane
  • Sun Valley
  • Tampa
  • Tucson

Discover The Future LAX

We’ve reimagined how you travel from L.A. with a future-focused vision that will include a completely redesigned terminal experience with a new sky bridge walkway, even shorter wait times, more efficient check-in, a new state-of-the-art Delta One at LAX check-in experience, new gate area seating with additional outlets and world-class dining.