LAX Terminal 2 Guide

About LAX Terminal 2

Terminal 2 has undergone several renovations and expansions over the years and now features a wide range of amenities and services for travellers. In this article, we will take a closer look at the layout and features of Terminal 2 and provide tips for navigating the terminal during your travels. Whether catching a flight or picking up a loved one, Terminal 2 at LAX will make your travel experience smooth and enjoyable.

LAX Terminal 2 Map


Terminal 2 is undergoing a major transformation. Gates 20-28 are now part of Delta's new Terminal 3 complex and may be reached from there. Passengers flying with WestJet can continue to check in at Terminal 2 and access their gates from Terminal 3.

Airlines at LAX Terminal 2

  • Aer Lingus
  • Aeromexico
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Virgin Atlantic
  • WestJet

Services at LAX Terminal 2

Travelers flying out of or arriving at Los Angeles Airport Terminal 2 can enjoy the following services.

  • ATMs
  • Currency exchange
  • Food, drink, and retail stores
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Interactive visitors' centers
  • Luggage carts
  • Nursing room
  • Volunteer information professionals (VIP)

Restaurants at LAX Terminal 2

Most LAX Terminal 2 food and drink options are on the departure level. The LAX Terminal 2 Arrivals Level has just one Starbucks. Here's the complete list of restaurants at LAX Terminal 2.

  • Barney's Beanery
  • BUILT (Custom Burgers)
  • Starbucks
  • Slapfish
  • Pick Up Stix
  • Jersey Mike's
  • Breeze
  • Sealegs
  • Fresh Brothers (Pizza & Sandwiches)

You'll find more info on LAX Terminal 2 restaurants on Restaurants at LAX Terminal 2: Find Good Food at LAX.

Lounges at LAX Terminal 2

There are just 2 lounges in LAX terminal 2:

  • Delta Air Lines Delta Sky Club (Inside Security)
  • USO Lounge (Outside Security)

Stores and Shops at LAX Terminal 2

There are relatively slimmer pickings when it comes to LAX Terminal 2 Stores and Shops. These include:

  • CNBC Smartshop
  • DFS Duty Free
  • InMotion
  • Univision


Different Levels in LAX Terminal 2

LAX Terminal 2 Arrivals

This is the area for arrivals and the retrieval of baggage. Access to several options for ground transportation is from this level.

LAX Terminal 2 Departures

Ticketing and departure areas are located in this part of the terminal. TSA passenger screening also happens here. Additionally, a variety of passenger services are also provided on this level. Provides access to boarding gates 21-28.

Directions to LAX Terminal 2

  • Regular courtesy shuttle service is available between terminals
  • There is a bus service between Terminal 2 and Terminal B
  • You cannot walk between Terminals 1,2, and 2

Where to Park at LAX Terminal 2

The most convenient lots to park at for Terminal 2 are the P2B and P2A Terminal parking lots. A day's parking in these lots costs $60. For more affordable options, you can always prebook offsite LAX parking near the airport with a free shuttle service.

LAX Airport Terminal 2 Security Checkpoints

  • LAX Terminal 2 has security checkpoints for passengers departing via gates 21-28.
  • All passengers, including TSA Pre and CLEAR, go through these.
  • LAX Terminal 2 security checkpoints are open daily from 4:30 am to 2:00 am.
  • Airlines such as Aer Lingus, Southwest, Aeromexico, Delta, Virgin Atlantic, and WestJet use the Terminal 2 Security Checkpoints.

CLEAR at LAX Terminal 2

Terminal 2 has a CLEAR counter for travellers who are members of CLEAR at the airport.

TSA Precheck at LAX Terminal 2

LAX Terminal 2 offers TSA Precheck facility for passengers who have opted for it.


What airlines are at LAX Terminal 2 ?

Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Delta, Virgin Atlantic, and WestJet are at LAX Terminal 2.

Are Terminal 2 and 3 connected at LAX?

Yes, LAX Terminals 2 and 3 are connected by a landside walkway.

Where do you park at LAX Terminal 2?

You can park in P2A or P2B in the Central Terminal Area (CTA) Parking Lot.

Does Terminal 2 at LAX have Starbucks?

Yes, LAX Terminal 2 has a Starbucks on the arrivals level and another on the departures level.

Is Terminal 2 international or domestic?

LAX Terminal 2 is mostly for international flights.

Is Terminal 2 open for the public?

LAX Terminal 2 is open only to those with a valid flight ticket.

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