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A look at the new terminal at Los Angeles airport

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The Associated Press | June 24, 2013 02:54 PM EST | AP


LOS ANGELES — Features of the new Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles airport, which partially opens in August:

_Nearly 1.2 million square feet of useable space, twice the size of the previous terminal.

_60 restaurants and retailers, including Bulgari and Gucci.

_When fully completed in 2015, there will be 18 gates, including nine that can handle the massive Airbus A380.

_Can process 4,500 passengers an hour through customs, 62 percent more than the old facility.

_To save electricity, escalators and walkways go into sleep mode when not in use.

_A 72-foot "Time Tower" features an elevator and interactive surface that reacts to the movements of passengers.

_50 percent of seating in boarding gate areas will have electrical outlets to charge electronic devices.

_A destination board features two side screens that show images and information on a destination when flight information changes for that city.