LAX international airport can be a frightening ordeal if you don't know what's going on. In fact, it CAN be near impossible to navigate at times. This instructable will attempt to concisely and simply explain how to pick someone up from the International Terminal (Tom Bradley Terminal).
Step 1: Pulling into the Airport
I know the first instinct would be to follow signs toward arrivals, but this is not true for the international terminal! Your first goal is to follow the signs toward the departures. There are multiple reasons for this which will become apparent soon.
When entering the airport, trust the signs! The signs for international departures will lead you toward the right place.
Finally, look at this map and figure out which road you will be coming from. You want to end up on the "Upper/Departure Level" marked with blue.