Delta Sky Way at LAX
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.
During construction at LAX, we suggest planning for extra travel time and confirming your bag drop terminal which could differ from your departure terminal. Stay updated with the latest news and advisories.
Delta Sky Way at LAX
Look forward to one central location for Delta and our partners with a reinvented check-in experience for faster service from curb to gate.
Our future terminal experience will save you time with more space at each gate and easily accessible power outlets.
A new sky bridge walkway will be added beyond the security checkpoint to help you move easily between Terminals 2, 3 and B.
A state-of-the art Delta Sky Club will open early 2021 featuring premium upgrades, more space and access to both terminals.
In addition to the wholesome selections at Delta Sky club, enjoy new local restaurants curated for our new terminal experience.
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
CHECKING BAGS? WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW.
When traveling from LAX directly to Atlanta, Detroit, Hawaii, Minneapolis, New York-JFK, Washington D.C. or any Delta-operated international destination, you must check bags at Terminal 2 before proceeding to your departure terminal/gate. For all other Delta-operated domestic destinations, bags must be checked at LAX Terminal 3. See Details
TERMINAL B DEPARTURES
Delta check-in and kiosks are not available in Terminal B. For Delta-operated flights departing from Terminal B, you must already have your printed or electronic boarding pass and dropped checked bags at Terminal 2 or Terminal 3 before arriving at Terminal B.
CARRYING ON ONLY?
Proceed directly to your departure terminal if you will already have your printed or electronic boarding pass.
TERMINAL B TRANSFERS
Upon arriving at LAX, proceed through Passport Control then Baggage Claim and Customs. Then, follow the signs for connecting flights to re-check bags for your next flight and proceed to the security checkpoint of your departure terminal.
- TIP: 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.
- TIP: 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.
- TIP: 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 and follow the signs for Airport Exit. See Details.
- Belize City
- Guatemala City
- Los Cabos
- New York-JFK
- Puerto Vallarta
- San Jose, CR
- San Salvador
- Washington, DC
Please check bags at Terminal 3 for Delta-operated flights from LAX to any of the below destinations.:
- Columbus, OH
- Jackson Hole
- Kansas City
- Las Vegas
- New Orleans
- Salt Lake City
- San Antonio
- San Diego
- San Francisco
- San Jose, CA
- Sun Valley
Arrival & Check-In
In our convenient, new location, enjoy immediate benefits including faster arrival and departure from LAX. You’ll also 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.
Delta One passengers are invited to a private and personalized check-in experience in Terminal 2. Just look for “Delta One” signage along the curb when first arriving.
Start with a warm welcome at our Delta One at LAX private reception area. and let our Elite Services team take care of your every need.
TAKE A SEAT (AND A SIP)
Let us handle check-in and luggage while you relax with a complimentary snack and beverage from the Delta One at LAX refreshment bar.
COAST THROUGH SECURITY
Be escorted to expedited security screening via private access corridor. For T3, departures, reach your gate in minutes via inter-terminal bus.
SKIP THE LINE WITH SKY PRIORITY®
With your Delta One 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 First Class and SkyTeam Elite Plus members.
SPEED THROUGH SECURITY WITH CLEAR
The fastest way through security is now available at LAX and 24 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 savings, thanks to our partnership. Enroll with CLEAR today. Terms apply.
INNOVATION AT WORK
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 is designed to speed up wait times and get you on your way faster.
Exciting new options are now available 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.
Our expanded Terminal 3 Club has added seating and new menus with fresh local ingredients, our first-ever charcuterie board and build-your-own taco bar. The Club in Terminal 2 features showers to freshen up after a long trip.
TERMINAL 2 RESTAURANTS & SHOPS
- Barney’s Beanery
- 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
TERMINAL 3 RESTAURANTS & SHOPS
- 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!
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.