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 The aircraft is scheduled to land at 11:45 a.m. Pacific Time on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2007, on the south side of the airport and taxi to the Flight Path Learning Center/LAX Imperial Terminal.


Public Viewing Sites for Airbus A380 Landing super jumbo jet to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) this week, airport officials announced recommended sites on airport property where the landing may be viewed by the public. The visit is being conducted by Airbus, Qantas Airways and Los Angeles World Airports to test airport function and compatibility in anticipation of Qantas' A380 passenger service at LAX, which is scheduled to begin Fall 2008.


Following are recommended viewing sites for the landing -- all located on LAX property:

Proud Bird Restaurant located at 11022 Aviation Blvd. between Century Blvd. and Imperial Highway phone (310) 670-3093;

Encounter Restaurant in the iconic LAX Theme Building at 209 World Way in the heart of the LAX passenger terminal area; phone (310) 215-5151;

LAX Economy Lot B at 111th Street and La Cienega Blvd. Parking is free for the first two hours and $1 for each additional two hours or fraction thereof.


The aircraft is scheduled to takeoff and land for a demonstration flight on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 7:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., respectively. It is scheduled to depart LAX for Sydney, Australia on Friday, Nov. 30 at 8 a.m. These flight operations will occur on LAX's south runway complex. Viewers may park at Dockweiler Beach, owned and operated by the Los Angeles County Department of Beaches and Harbors, to see the aircraft taking off overhead.

Airbus is the world's first twin-deck, four-aisle airliner. A wide staircase leads to the upper level, where first-class and business-class passengers will likely be seated. In an Airbus conception, each first-class seat folds open into a bed. On the main deck, the coach section will look similar to coach sections on airplanes today but with an extra inch (2.5 centimeters) of width in each seat.



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