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Long Beach Airport Expands High School Externship Program
Long Beach Airport (LGB) kicked off its annual Careers Taking Flight Externship Program this week, doubling the size of the program in its second year with two, 12-student cohorts from Cabrillo and Jordan high schools learning about a wide variety of aviation careers and how to make themselves competitive for future positions.
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Federal Aviation Administration and Long Beach Airport Webinar on General Aviation
The Long Beach Airport (LGB) continues to collaborate with its regulatory and local partners to make progress on the seven recommendations outlined in the General Aviation Operations memorandum released on October 31, 2023. Furthermore, the memorandum dated March 15, 2024 provided an update on these core recommendations.
Long Beach Airport Sets New Passenger Traffic Record
Long Beach Airport (LGB) has reached a new milestone, setting an all-time monthly record for the most passengers to board flights from LGB during its 100-year history. A total of 182,382 passengers departed from LGB in March 2024, surpassing the previous record of 178,836 enplanements set in July 2018. Measuring enplaned passengers is the industry standard because the majority of airport revenues are generated directly or indirectly from enplaned passengers.
New Solar Canopies Shine Among Sustainability Efforts at Long Beach Airport
Underscoring the City of Long Beach’s commitment to environmental stewardship, two large solar canopy installations were recently installed and are now fully operational on top of the parking structures at Long Beach Airport (LGB), where City officials gathered today for Earth Day to celebrate the completion of the sustainable project.
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Long Beach Airport Road Improvements Require Temporary Lane Closures
As progress on theLong Beach Airport (LGB)Terminal Roadway Improvements Projectcontinues, travelers are advised to expecta reduced number of lanesat the pick-up and drop-off area in front of the Historic Terminal fromMonday, April 15through the end of June.
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Long Beach Airport Advises Travelers to Allow Extra Time Due to Spring Break and Construction Work
Long Beach, CA – Long Beach Airport (LGB) is anticipating an elevated number of travelers during the spring break season, from roughly mid-March through early April, and passengers are advised to plan ahead and arrive early—especially in the midst of LGB’s ongoing roadway improvements—to ensure a smooth travel experience.