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L.A. airport introduces private terminal to avoid crowds (and paparazzi), with $7,500 annual membership

L.A. airport introduces private terminal to avoid crowds (and paparazzi), with $7,500 annual membership

For all those celebrities and wealthy travelers who don’t want to wade through the morass of paparazzi and regular passengers, a security company is debuting a unique LAX terminal with an exclusive entrance, luxury suites, well-stocked refrigerators, private bathrooms and even daybeds.

The $22-million facility, called the Private Suite at Los Angeles International Airport, is the first terminal of its kind in the nation. In addition to the fancy fringes, terminal users get access to a dedicated team of security screeners before they are whisked to their plane in a shiny new BMW sedan.

But all that privacy and comfort comes at a steep price: a $7,500 annual membership plus...

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