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Southwest Airlines Announces New Service from Long Beach Airport

Southwest Airlines announced today that it will begin daily, nonstop flights from Long Beach Airport (LGB) to Austin and Phoenix. The move significantly enhances nationwide connections and nearly doubles the number of Southwest's one-stop destinations from LGB.

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Fly Easy at LGB

Long Beach Airport (LGB) is open and operational for essential travel, air cargo, and general aviation operations. LGB is working closely with the Long Beach Health and Human Services Department and following the State health order to ensure the health and safety of all passengers and employees.

Facial Coverings Required at Long Beach Airport
Facial Coverings Required at Long Beach Airport

Long Beach, CA - As part of its ongoing safety precautions, Long Beach Airport (LGB) requires all passengers, employees and visitors to wear a facial covering while on airport property. The policy is in line with the City of Long Beach’s current “Safer at Home” order and guidance from public health experts.

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Temporary Runway Closure
 
Runway 12-30, Long Beach Airport's main commercial runway, will be closed daily over the course of two consecutive weekends due to construction activities being conducted near the runway. As a result of this closure, neighborhoods near the airport may notice a change in aircraft flight activity.
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10 Flight Slots Allocated at LGB

Long Beach Airport (LGB) has announced that Southwest Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines and Delta Air Lines have been offered seven permanent air carrier flight slots and three supplemental flight slots.

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New Equipment Reduces Emissions at Long Beach Airport

Long Beach Airport (LGB) recently installed 15 electric chargers for ground support equipment, marking a major milestone in its efforts to reduce emissions. Completion of the $1.4 million project means LGB has now achieved 100% electrification for all 11 of its commercial gates.