WHAT: Officials from the U.S. Congress, Los Angeles World Airports
(LAWA) and Transportation Security Administration will
announce the signing of a Letter of Intent by the U.S.
Homeland Security to reimburse LAWA $256.5
million to partially defray the cost of installing permanent
explosive detection systems integrated in-line with the
checked baggage conveyor systems at Los Angeles International
Airport (LAX) and Ontario International Airport (ONT).
LAX portion of the reimbursement ($235.1 million) is the
largest federal grant received for a single project at LAX in
the airport`s 75-year history.
WHEN: 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, September 2, 2003
WHERE: Los Angeles International Airport,
LAWA Administration Building,
Samuel Greenberg Board Room,
One World Way
Los Angeles, California 90045
WHO: —Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard, 34th
District-California —Transportation Security Administration Federal Security
Director at LAX Lawrence Fetters
—Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners President Ted
—LAWA Interim Executive Director Kim Day
MEDIA PARKING: All media are allowed to park in the LAWA Employees
South Parking Lot across from the LAWA Administration
Building. Enter LAX on the Lower/Arrivals Level, turn left at
shortcut to Terminal 7, turn left at traffic light in front of
the Theme Building, enter parking lot on the right.