New York City La Guardia Airport Reviews


New York City La Guardia Airport Reviews

New York City La Guardia Airport (IATA: LGA, ICAO: KLGA, FAA LID: LGA) /ləˈɡwɑrdiə/ is an airport in the northern part of the New York City borough of Queens. The airport is on the waterfront of Flushing Bay and Bowery Bay, in East Elmhurst and borders the neighborhoods of East Elmhurst, Astoria, and Jackson Heights.

The New York City metropolitan area’s JFK International, LaGuardia, and Newark Liberty International airports combine to create the largest airport system in the United States, second in the world in terms of passenger traffic, and first in the world in terms of total flight operations. In 2011 the airport handled 24.1 million passengers. In 2012, LaGuardia Airport had a strong growth in passenger traffic; about 25.7 million passengers used the airport, a 6.6 percent increase from last year. JFK handled 47.4 million and Newark handled 33.9 million, a total of about 105 million travelers using New York airports.

The New York City La Guardia Airport is a hub for Delta Air Lines and a focus city for American Airlines and regional affiliate American Eagle.

New York City La Guardia Airport is the busiest airport in the United States without any non-stop service to Europe. A perimeter rule prohibits nonstop flights to or from points beyond 1,500 statute miles (2,400 km). Exceptions to the perimeter rule are flights on Saturdays and flights to Denver. Most transcontinental and international flights use JFK or Newark.

The New York City La Guardia Airport was originally named Glenn H. Curtiss Airport after aviation pioneer Glenn Hammond Curtiss[8] then renamed North Beach Airport, The official name after New York City’s takeover and reconstruction was New York Municipal Airport-LaGuardia Field, then in 1953 named solely “LaGuardia Airport” for Fiorello La Guardia, the mayor of New York when the airport was built.


ATMs / Cash Machines – Yes (Terminal B – airside and landside)
Car Rentals – Avis • Budget • Dollar • Enterprise • Hertz • National.
Currency Exchange – Location: Terminal B, landside, near the Air Canada ticket counter.
Food / Restaurants – At the time of this update it was not known if there are any 24-hour food or beverage concessions. Doubtful, so bring your own food if you are going to waiting around landside as the options are very limited.
»Terminal A: There are no food options before security. There are 3 food concessions in this terminal (airside).
»Terminal B: There are a few landside food options, but many more options located past security.
»Terminal C: Landside, your only food and beverage option will be the Dunkin’ Donuts kiosk. On the airside, there are about 12 concessions to choose from.
»Terminal D: The only concession located landside is a World Bean outlet. Once you get through security, there 9 other fast food outlets.
Information Desk – info not available
Luggage Storage / Lockers – No
Showers – No
Internet – WiFi is available at LaGuardia Airport for a fee. Rate: $4.95/hour or $7.95 per day. Internet Kiosks are available airside in the Central Terminal at Gate D3.

Airport opening hours:
Open 24 hours

New York City La Guardia Airport Website

New York City La Guardia Airport Map

New York City La Guardia Airport Weather Forecast

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