Long Beach Airport Soon Will Have a Whole New Look. Take a peekRelease Date: 2018-08-29
By: Mary Forgione
Another rendering of what the renovated historic main building and its mosaic floors will look like. (Long Beach Airport)
It’s a big step for the 1942 building that once housed a waiting room as well as an airline ticket office, post office and teletype office. The decorative floor mosaics depicting city influences — sea gulls and fish, a ship, flight maps and communication motifs — were created by Grace Clements, with funding from the Work Projects Administration.
Now the vintage space will be given over to car-rental counters, and a new indoor ticketing lobby will provide more space and more self-check-in kiosks for passengers.
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