Landmark Los Angeles opens new CBP facility
Facility allows passengers to be processed on site
Landmark Aviation Los Angeles opened their new Customs and
Border Patrol facility on 8 July 2011, allowing international customers
to be processed on site.
The facility is 1,400 sq ft and cost US$775k to complete, it
was designed by Tammy Edmonds Designs of Los Angeles in conjunction with CSA
Constructors, Landmark Aviation and the US Customs and Border Protection
office. The CBP space consists of a holding cell, agriculture room, clearance
space, computer room and office space.
“We are excited to provide international general aviation
customers a choice when clearing customs at LAX,” general manager Carrie
Campbell explained. “If our increase in reservations is any indication, it
seems our customers are eager for the opening, as well.”
The Customs office will be able to accommodate passenger needs
and aircraft requirements on all aircraft up to a Boeing 767.
“We are very excited about the completion of this project,”
president and chief executive officer Dan Bucaro stated. “We will now be able
to offer our customers a full-range of services, enabling us to better serve
them, as well as provide an additional option to other international customers
traveling into the LAX market”