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LAX runway expansion project complete

June 24, 2008 7:58:20 AM PDT
The runway expansion project on one of LAX's busiest runways is now complete.The two-year, $333 million project reconfigured south runway 25 and added a taxiway between the left and right runways.

The changes are meant to reduce the number of near hits between airliners and to decrease idle time, which cuts emissions and passenger waiting time.

It also allows LAX to handle new, larger aircraft more efficiently.


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