City of Long Beach
Public Information Office
411 W. Ocean Blvd,
Long Beach, CA 90802
Travelers can enjoy a pleasant travel experience at Long Beach Airport (LGB) this holiday season. With self-parking just steps away from the terminal, easy access to rideshare drop-off and pick-up points and minimal wait times, Long Beach Airport makes holiday travel easy.
“Flying Long Beach is always great, especially during the holidays,” said Mayor Robert Garcia.
This season, two amenities aim to enhance the travel experience. The new STARS program (Simple Therapy and Real Smiles) provides trained therapy dogs to comfort travelers making their way through the airport. The nine dogs vary in size and breed, from chihuahua-terrier to golden retriever to a labradoodle. LGB also will host its annual LGB Live! Holiday Concert Series featuring local artists performing holiday favorites and more, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. every Thursday and Friday evening through January 20.
“Long Beach Airport strives to provide a pleasant first-class experience for all,” said Airport Director Cynthia Guidry. “For great amenities and convenience, choose Long Beach Airport – where the holidays are easy.”
LGB offers the following tips for travelers for a smooth travel experience:
Multiple ground transportation options are available at Long Beach Airport:
About the City of Long Beach
Home to approximately 470,000 people, the multiple award-winning and innovative City of Long Beach offers all the world-class amenities of a large metropolitan city while maintaining a strong sense of individual and diverse neighborhoods nestled together along the California coast. As a full-service charter city, Long Beach is home to the Queen Mary, Aquarium of the Pacific, several museums and theaters, a highly-rated school district, Long Beach Airport, the Port of Long Beach, as well as many award-winning City departments such as Health, Parks, Recreation and Marine, Development Services and more. The City also has a highly-respected university and city college, two historic ranchos, five hospitals, five golf courses, 171 parks, miles of beaches, marinas, bike paths and a Bike Share program.
About Long Beach Airport
Founded in 1923, Long Beach Airport (LGB) is the oldest airport in California. A new passenger concourse opened to the public in 2012 and has since earned extensive praise for its modern design and architecture, local eateries and easygoing travel experience. Recently, Sunset magazine awarded LGB with a Best of 2017 Travel Award. In addition, USA Today and 10Best.com recognized LGB for Best Airport Dining in their Readers Choice poll. LGB offers non-stop service to several U.S. cities while supporting a healthy general aviation community with over 300,000 annual operations. The airport is also a source of substantial economic activity and employment. LGB generates $1.6 billion and 10,000 jobs in total economic activity, while the broader LGB Aviation Complex generates $8.6 billion and supports 46,000 jobs. LGB is a self-supporting enterprise of the City of Long Beach and does not receive local tax dollars. The Airport prides itself in preserving its esteemed historic legacy and maintaining a safe, sustainable and environmentally responsible operation. For more news, pictures, videos and announcements of what's happening, "Like" us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter @LBAirport and Instagram @lgbairport.
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