The Long Beach Airport has started a new pilot-program that could bring magicians, sand sculpters and basketball hoops inside the concourse to make traveling fun again.
Most of the improvements are expected to be completed by 2022
The project was originally estimated to cost $58 million but it could now cost as much as $110 million when accounting for contingencies and soft costs.
A man trying to board a plane at Long Beach Airport last month may have had enough fentanyl with him for 2,000 potentially lethal doses of the drug, police say.
The flight slots could result in more flights being flown out of Long Beach if they’re claimed by airlines operating at the airport.
As a precaution, authorities evacuated a nearby parking lot and a parking structure in the rental car area.
The impact generated by Long Beach Airport and its surrounding complex was over $8 billion in 2018.
Nine new therapy dogs will work to calm travel-based anxiety at Long Beach Airport as the city rolls out its new STARS (Simple Therapy and Real Smiles) program.
The $65.2 million project will overhaul the existing airport as Long Beach residents and visitors know it today.
The U.S. Department of Transportation and Federal Aviation Administration announced millions of dollars in grants today for various Southland airport improvement projects, including more than $8.5 million for Long Beach Airport.