Long Beach airport (LGB)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


 Passenger Guide

Long Beach Airport, also known as Daugherty Field and opened on December 20, 1924, serves part of the metropolitan area of Los Angeles, including Orange County. It basically operates with domestic flights.

Official Website: longbeach.gov/lgb
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 3.9 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +1 562 570 2600. E-mail: [email protected].


The airport is located 5 km (3.5 miles) north from the Long Beach business district and 30 km (18 miles) to the south of Los Angeles.

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What services does Long Beach airport (LGB) facilities include

The airport has ATMs, plugs for electronic devices and free Wi-Fi access.

Food and Drinks- Inside the terminal, there are bars, fast food outlets, coffee shops and a restaurant.
Shopping- Multi-store with souvenirs, drinks, newspapers and magazines.
Baggage- For enquiries about lost property, call Tel +1 562 570 2648 or send an e-mail to [email protected].
Other Services- Baby care facilities.


Public and private transportation

Bus - Long Beach Transit (Tel +1 562 591 2301) operates services to the city centre, with a cost of USD1.25. Lines 102 and 104 run from Santa Fe Ave. to Norwalk Blvd., stopping at Willow, Spring at Palo Verde and El Dorado Park, with a frequency of 30 minutes (journey time: 50 min.) Bus 111 connects South St. with Transit Gallery, in downtown Long Beach, every 40-60 min.
There are also numerous shared minibus operators, with different destinations inside the area.

Train - The closest station is located in Wardlow, on the A Line, which allows connections with the public bus service at Transit Mall, in the city centre. The taxi trip from the airport to the station costs approximately USD13.35.

Taxi - Ranks are situated outside the terminal and the official operator is Long Beach Yellow Cab (Tel +1 562 444 4444). The service operates with fixed fares. The journey to downtown Los Angeles costs USD72.00 and takes approximately 1 hour.

Further information on public transport


Car rental agencies

Offices are located at the ground transportation centre, across from the terminal building.

Avis (Tel +1 562 988 3256 - 6:00 am to 10:30 pm)
Budget (Tel +1 562 421 0143 - 6:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Enterprise (Tel +1 562 496 3134 - Sunday to Friday from 7:00 am to 10:30 pm, Saturday from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +1 562 420 2444 - 6:30 am to 10:30 pm)
National/Alamo (Tel +1 888 826 6893 / 310 345 4178 - 6:30 am to 10:30 pm)


Parking services at Long Beach airport (LGB)

There are two covered areas for short- and long-term parking opposite the terminal (Lot A and Lot B), with charging stations for electric vehicles. Valet parking service to the north of the main building. At the entrance to the enclosure, there is also a passenger pick-up zone (Cell Phone Waiting Lot) which is free for one hour. More information: Tel +1 562 570 2683. Rates

Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs during their stay at the airport should inform their airline or travel agency about their needs at least 48 hours in advance.

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Latest updates: February 05, 2020