LAX - Los Angeles Airport Runway Map

$29.00

Most orders ship next day!

Standard maps will enter production right away, within the next business day. Larger orders may take more time.

All push pin board maps (framed or canvas wrap) include push pins, are easy to hang, and ship free in the continental US. We'll select the optimal shipping method for fast delivery.

For personalized maps we collaborate closely to guarantee satisfaction. Expect a proof to be sent to you. Your swift responses will facilitate the production and shipping process.

30 Day Returns

If there are any problems with your map we will take care of you. Returns for all maps are straightforward and hassle-free.

For personalized maps, engaging with the email proofs we send ensures that the final product meets your expectations precisely.

We have 30+ years of cartography experience, meticulously craft each order by hand to ensure excellence, and 100% guarantee your satisfaction. We produce maps that are built to last, with state of the art production and archival quality materials.

Personalize Your Map

Customize with quotes, legends, or dedications using "Personalize Map" options to craft your masterpiece map. Or reach out to us if you don't see the option you want.

We collaborate with you from design to approval of your proof so that you are 100% happy before we print and ship.

Our excellent customer service is always open to you.

With its location directly on the West Coast in Los Angeles, California, LAX is the world’s third busiest airport. It is also the USA’s second busiest airport and is considered to be the busiest origin and destination airport! Bring the airport that serves “La La Land” to life with our brand new Airport Map Wall Art.

Our LAX Airport Runway Diagram Wall Art features accurate GIS mapping technology, unique artist effects, terminals, and impressive details that are fun to explore. This airport map will delight you and your walls with happy memories of your travels and adventures.

About The Map: At GeoJango, we are experts in GIS and developing accurate maps. We use satellite imagery and GIS modeling techniques to accurately model the layout and composition of each airport. We take great care in modeling the airport runways, infrastructure, terminals, and surrounding landscape. We capture accurate runway orientations, lengths, and landscape features to scale - however the maps are not intended for navigation purposes.   For a unique touch, we combine professional GIS, cartography, 3D illustration, and artistry to highlight the features of each airport.   The result: impressive illustrations of each airport that is fun to explore and beautiful to display!

Style Options: Our Airport Map Poster comes in 6 design options: Blue Mist, Thunder, Minty Dew, Sandstorm, Overcast, and Morning Haze.

Blue Mist - This style reflects a bright blue sky, and will bring the color of a sunny day into any room.

Thunder - Our deepest slate-colored style is a favorite for its bold contrast that pops in any space.

Minty Dew - Earth-toned and beautiful, the minty green color spreads a crisp sense of serenity wherever it goes.

Sandstorm - This warm style reflects a cozy yet sophisticated feel that will complement your space perfectly.

Overcast - Our muted grey style is calming and gentle. This style is great for those who love rainy days and neutral aesthetics.

Morning Haze - Bright and serene, this shade radiates a neutral glow perfect for those who love light colors.

Construction:

Our maps are printed on high-quality photo satin paper with archival inks and shipped in a tube. All of our maps are produced entirely in the USA and shipped directly by us to your shipping destination.

Poster Hanger option:

The magnetic poster hangers are easy to hang, modern and easy to transport. The hangers are made with sustainable wood and strong super-magnets. The top hanger includes a leather lace for hanging. Simply place the map between the hangers and they will snap and align perfectly together on the top and the bottom of the map.

The hangers are available in 12 inch, 16 inch, 20 inch, and 24 inch widths. Choose from either modern black, teak wood, brushed grey, and clean white.

Portrait Orientation: Select the shorter side for the hanger size.

12x18 inches = 12 inch hanger

16x24 inches = 16 inch hanger

20x30 inches = 20 inch hanger

24x36 inches = 24 inch hanger

*Hanger not available for 32x48 inch map, however you can purchase two 24 inch hangers*

Applications:

Decorate your home, office, dorm room, vacation home, or Airbnb with your favorite airports.

Delight your guests with a beautiful airport diagram of your local airport.

A Great Gift For:

Travelers, pilots, aeronautical engineers, airport service workers, and aviation lovers! This is the perfect wedding, graduation, birthday, or holiday gift for everyone!

Quality & Guarantee:

We stand behind our work and guarantee the highest level of construction and quality. Contact us if you have any problems with your map and we will coordinate to ensure you are happy with your order.

History of the Airport

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has a rich history that parallels the growth and development of the city of Los Angeles itself. As one of the busiest and most iconic airports in the world, LAX's history reflects the evolution of aviation, transportation, and global connectivity.

LAX's origins can be traced back to the 1920s when the area that is now the airport was used as an airfield for the U.S. Army. In 1928, Mines Field, named after William W. Mines, the real estate agent who brokered the land deal, was established as a municipal airport. The airport quickly became an important hub for local aviation enthusiasts and small aircraft operators.

The 1930s brought increased interest in commercial aviation, and Mines Field underwent expansions and improvements to accommodate larger aircraft. During World War II, the airport was designated as Los Angeles Army Air Base and played a crucial role in military transportation and training.

After the war, the city of Los Angeles acquired the airport from the federal government and officially renamed it Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in 1949. The post-war era saw a surge in air travel demand, and LAX underwent significant modernization and expansion to meet the needs of commercial aviation.

Throughout the 1950s and 1960s, LAX continued to grow as airlines introduced larger and more sophisticated aircraft. The iconic Theme Building, with its futuristic design, was constructed in the early 1960s and became a symbol of the airport's innovation and modernity.

In the 1970s, LAX experienced further expansion and improvements, including the construction of additional terminals, runways, and parking facilities. The airport's central location on the West Coast of the United States made it a gateway to both domestic and international destinations, contributing to its status as a global transportation hub.

In the decades that followed, LAX became synonymous with the glamour of air travel and Hollywood culture. Its terminals welcomed celebrities, tourists, and business travelers from around the world. The airport's proximity to the entertainment industry and its role in numerous films and television shows added to its cultural significance.

However, LAX's status as a major airport also presented challenges, including congestion, traffic, and the need for ongoing infrastructure improvements. The airport embarked on ambitious modernization projects to enhance passenger experience, improve sustainability, and accommodate the growing number of travelers.

Today, LAX stands as one of the busiest airports in the world, serving millions of passengers annually. Its terminals feature a mix of architectural styles, reflecting the city's diversity and creativity. The airport's efforts to implement advanced security measures, sustainable practices, and passenger-friendly amenities showcase its commitment to innovation and excellence.

LAX's history is closely tied to the history of Los Angeles itself. As the city's primary gateway to the world, the airport continues to play a vital role in connecting people, cultures, and economies. Its journey from a small airfield to a global aviation hub is a testament to human ingenuity, progress, and the power of air travel to bring people closer together.

In conclusion, the history of LAX is a dynamic narrative that mirrors the evolution of aviation, urban development, and global travel. From its humble beginnings to its current status as a vital transportation hub, LAX's story encapsulates the spirit of Los Angeles as a city of innovation, diversity, and boundless possibilities.