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Airfield Operations
Airfield Permits – Air Carrier Operating Permit (ACOP, LAX & ONT)

What is it?

An Air Carrier Operating Permit (ACOP) authorizes the permittee to conduct air carrier operations at LAWA’s airports. A separate permit is necessary for each of LAWA’s airports. An ACOP is not required at VNY.

Who gets it?

All commercial air carriers, passenger or cargo, operating at LAX, ONT, or PMD.

Who doesn't get it?

  • US Government aircraft
  • Private (general aviation or "GA") aircraft
  • Single-Use operators (Link to full detail)
  • At ONT only: Carriers who have signed Use and Lease Agreements with ONT Property & Concessions Section.

LAX Application Package

LAX Fee Rates and Charges


LA/ONT Application Package

Please contact LA/ONT Airfield Operations (909) 975-5346