Passengers Stranded at LAX After Deadly Shooting
A passenger stuck for hours in Terminal 3 sent this photo of the waiting crowd.situation at LAX is very fluid, the FAA said in a statement.Sky5 captured live video of passengers running from the airport.An estimated 76,000 passengers were affected by canceled, delayed and diverted flights, according to LAXspokeswoman Nancy Castles. Most of those were held at their originating airports, with LAX bound 46 arrivals diverted to other destinations.The shooting happen christian louboutin shoes ed in Terminal 3 of the airport. LAX has a total of eight terminals (Credit: LAX).For departures, 478 flights were affected by the shooting, including more than 51,000 estimated passengers.”ALL departure flights from Terminals 1, 2 and 3 are delayed until further notice,” LAX spokeswoman Nancy Castles said in a statement.”Some airlines at TBIT, Terminals 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 have temporarily suspended departing flights because their passengers cannot reach their terminals,” Castles said.Roads leading into LAX were closed and passengers were advised to check with their individual airlines for flight information. Avoid area,” the California Highway Patrol Southern Division tweeted.Century Boulevar christian louboutin shoes d and several other roads leading into the airport were also closed.”All airport roadways are still closed until further notice.Roads and terminals were beginning to reopen by late afternoon.To assist stranded passengers, the American Red Cross announced it was opening a shelter near the airport at the Westchester Recreation Center, located at 7000 West Manchester Avenue in Los Angeles.Thousands of passengers were stranded at LAX after a shooter opened fire in Terminal 3, leaving the airport in near chaos. These people had waited for hours without access to water or food. (Credit: Kacey Montoya)Passengers stranded at LAX may contact a hotel accommodations hotline established by LA Tourism Convention Board at888 831 7176.Passengers who need medicine fro christian louboutin shoes m luggage lost after the shooting were told to contact LAX’s on airport medical clinic, ReliantMedical Clinic at 9601 South Sepulveda Blvd., or310 215 6020. the airport sent out an alert to the media letting drivers know where they could pick up stranded passengers.”Motorists meeting and picking up passengers are directed to LAX Economy Parking Lot C. Passengers will be transported by bus to Lot C within two hours,” the statement said.The airport also announce christian louboutin shoes d anyone needing hotel accommodations should contact the LA Tourism Convention Board hotline at 888 831 7176.During a news conference late Friday afternoon, the FBI said Terminal 3 would remained closed until further notice.Allegiant Air, Frontier, JetBlue, Spirit, Virgin America and Virgin Australia are all located in Terminal 3, according the Los Angeles World Airports website.