Long Beach Airport 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.
- Face masks. In accordance with federal law, face masks are required when indoors for all employees, passengers, and visitors at LGB. Failure to comply with the federal mask mandate may result in removal and denial of entry; individuals may be subject to penalties under federal law. Although federal law does not require masks while outdoors in an airport, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that people who are not fully vaccinated continue wearing masks in these areas.
- Safe Travels Hawaii Program. LGB offers two drive-thru COVID-19 testing options so that travelers may bypass the State of Hawaii's quarantine. Please note that, as of July 8, travelers may also bypass the quarantine by providing proof of vaccination. Read about the Safe Travels Hawaii program.
Worksite Labs offers COVID-19 testing to passengers traveling both internationally and domestically. They are a Trusted Testing Partner for the State of Hawaii and provide a variety of gold-standard PCR testing options including Rapid (1.5-hour results, $250), Express (12-hour results, $150) and Standard (24-hour results, $90). To book an appointment, visit: www.worksitelabs.com/scheduling
CityHealth, in collaboration with Southwest Airlines, is open to any ticketed LGB passenger, as well as employees of Long Beach Airport (including tenants located on Airport property), and Southwest passengers departing from any airport. CityHealth is a Trusted Testing Partner for the State of Hawaii and offer Rapid Molecular tests, with results in six hours. The test costs $20 for anyone with health insurance OR a US-issued identification card. If the patient has neither, the cost is $220 www.cityhealthuc.com/lgb.
- Clear Shields. Plastic separators are being installed in high-traffic areas where physical distancing cannot be maintained, such as ticket counters, gates, and concessions.
- Enhanced Cleaning. Airport staff are cleaning and disinfecting high-touch surfaces and objects on an hourly basis. Airlines that serve LGB have also instituted more rigorous cleaning protocols before and after each flight.
- Sanitizer Stations. Hand sanitizer dispensers have been added throughout the most highly trafficked areas of the Airport.
- Touchless Journey. Working with its business partners, LGB is working towards a touchless experience through the Airport, including encouraging the use of mobile boarding passes and touchless payment at dining and retail.
Check out our new "Fly Easy at LGB" video to understand what you can expect at Long Beach Airport (hint: it involves lots of fresh air).
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For regular updates and prevention tips from the City of Long Beach Health and Human Services Department, please visit www.longbeach.gov/covid19. For the latest travel guidance, please consult the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.
Please contact your airline directly with any questions about changes in flight schedules.