Updated 2/26 to fix Youtube video link.
On Thursday, the projectÂ at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to build a post-security connectorÂ (pdf)Â between the renovated Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) and Terminal 4 (T4) had a “soft opening” thatÂ vastly improves the airport experience for a significant number of passengers.
The $115 million project, which was originally set to open in early December 2015, is slated to include an outdoor patio, retail and food outlets, and a streamlined baggage transfer experience for those arriving on international flights and connecting onward. A small section for passengers walking to the customs and immigration was previously opened a couple of weeks ago.
With this opening, Terminals 4, 5, 6, and 7, as well as TBIT, are all connected behind security, meaning that passengers already in thisÂ area can walk to any of these terminals without the need to exit and reclear security. AirlineReporter hasÂ the first photos of the newly opened passageway…