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LAX Rwy 25L Closed?  
User currently offlineModesto2 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 3215 times:

Why are they relocating LAX's 25L just a few feet south of its current position? Thanks.

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User currently offlineLaxintl From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 3196 times:

Part of the LAX Masterplan.

http://www.laxmasterplan.org/

A parallel taxiway will be built between the new 25L and current 25R to help reduce the number of runway incursions and while also helping to boost airport hourly capacity slightly. The 25L will also be slight longer than current one.

Work started last week with the entire runway & taxiway project is expected to run thru July 2008.



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Construction Map


User currently offlineKaitak744 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 3162 times:

Well, the press says the runway itself will open in 2007. Also, included in the construction plan are the two A380 gates at each end of TBIT.

Thanks for posting the picture though, I haven't this one yet


User currently offlineOPNLguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 3146 times:

Memo I have said it'll be closed through March 26, 2007, FWIW...

User currently offlineAirWillie6475 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 3128 times:

I have no idea how they're going to do it but here's what they are planning on doing:

http://www.laxmasterplan.org/video/LAXMPclipVideo.html


User currently offlineLaxintl From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 3066 times:

Runway work should be complete by March 2007, however taxiway construction will take the project thru July 2008.

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User currently offlineKohflot From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 3015 times:

And if the frequency of ground delay programs since the closure is any sign, it's going to be a *bad* winter for delays at LAX....

User currently offlineMtnWest1979 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 2992 times:
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User currently offlineRamprat74 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 2978 times:

The 5:39pm PDX-LAX flight I work everyday has been on flows all week long. I guess the 8:00pm time frame at LAX is pretty busy. I take it they are doing most of the construction at night?

User currently offlineKarlB737 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (8 years 9 months 3 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 2852 times:

More Info:

http://www.airliners.net/discussions...eneral_aviation/read.main/2916351/


User currently offlineCXB744 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (8 years 9 months 2 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 2758 times:

They have already demolished 1/4 of 25L.

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