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New York LaGuardia Airport

General information

New York LaGuardia Airport is an international airport in the Borough of Queens, close to Manhattan. The airport has undergone a transformation in recent years and is now well received. The opening of the new Terminal B has played an important role. If all goes according to plan, New York LaGuardia Airport will open an AirTrain connection to Mets – Willets Point in 2024, where travellers can transfer to the Subway and Long Island Rail Road LIRR. There are three international airports in close proximity to Manhattan, New York: New York JFK Airport, Newark Liberty Airport and New York LaGuardia Airport.

The airport consists of four terminals and two short runways (2 x 2,100 meters). For this reason, large airplanes cannot land and take off, so New York LaGuardia Airport is mainly used for domestic flights and thus American travellers. New York LaGuardia Airport is a large airport, served by few airlines, nine in total. These are Air Canada (TB), American Airlines (TB), Delta Air Lines (TC and TD), Frontier Airlines (TC), jetBlue (TA), Southwest Airlines (TB), Spirit Airlines (TC), United Airlines (TB) and WestJet (TC and TD).

Location

Where is New York LaGuardia Airport situated?

The airport is located on East River in the Borough of Queens, east of Manhattan/Harlem. By car, the airport is accessible via the Grand Central Parkway (GCP), the nearest highway is Interstate 278. Just southeast of the airport you will find Citi Field baseball stadium (New York Mets) and USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (US Open).

How many terminals does New York LaGuardia Airport have?

The airport has four terminals, known as Terminal A, Terminal B, Terminal C and Terminal D. You can use the On Airport Bus shuttle service if you want to travel between terminals TA, TB and TC. Terminal C and Terminal D are interconnected. American Airlines uses Terminal B, Delta Air Lines is located at terminals TC and TD. Terminal A, also known as Marine Air Terminal (MAT), is only used by jetBlue.

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Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from New York LaGuardia Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in United States.

Airport Distance
New York JFK Airport 17km
Newark Liberty Airport 27km
Philadelphia Airport 153km

Transportation

Car

The distance from New York LaGuardia Airport to the centre of New York is 15 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of New York.

From LGA Airport to New York City centre by Car
15 km
25 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from New York LaGuardia Airport by public transport. Visit the New York LaGuardia Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from New York LaGuardia Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of New York is about $ 40.-. Book your taxi at New York LaGuardia Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From LGA Airport to New York City centre by Taxi
15 km
25 min
$ 40.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At New York LaGuardia Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Avis, Budget, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Enterprise, Hertz, National (Enterprise Holdings), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

New York LaGuardia Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at New York LaGuardia Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at New York LaGuardia Airport.

Services

Flights

Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at New York LaGuardia Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to New York LaGuardia Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at New York LaGuardia Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • American Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Southwest Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • JetBlue

Accommodations

Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near New York LaGuardia Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

business

Crowne Plaza JFK Airport New York City, an IHG Hotel, Queens

Located 2 km from John F. Kennedy International Airport, the Crowne Plaza JFK Airport New York City boasts a fitness centre, on-site restaurant and a business centre. Modernly decorated accommodation is equipped with free WiFi.

family

Hilton New York JFK Airport Hotel, Queens

This hotel boasts free airport shuttle services to John F. Kennedy International Airport, which is 1.6 km away. A seasonal indoor pool and on-site restaurant are also featured at this Jamaica, Queens hotel.

budget

LeTap Hotel near AirTrain JFK Airport, Queens

Located within 6 km of Aqueduct Racetrack and 7 km of Arthur Ashe Stadium, LeTap Hotel near AirTrain JFK Airport provides rooms with air conditioning and a private bathroom in Queens.

Hotels in New York

Looking for the best hotels in New York? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

family

Hotel Boutique at Grand Central, New York

Offering a restaurant and a fitness centre, Hotel Boutique at Grand Central is a 2 minutes' walk from Grand Central Terminal in Midtown Manhattan. High-speed WiFi is provided. Each room features a flat-screen TV with streaming capabilities.

luxury

Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown, New York

Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown is located in the heart of Downtown Manhattan in TriBeCa, less than 700 meters from the iconic Brooklyn Bridge and scenic waterfront Seaport District.

business

The Kimpton Muse Hotel, an IHG Hotel, New York

This 4-star hotel located in Manhattan’s theater district is 650 metres from Rockefeller Center. The boutique hotel is eco-friendly. It features a state-of-the-art fitness centre and rooms with a 37-inch flat-screen TV.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near New York LaGuardia Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!

Ticket

NYC: SUMMIT One Vanderbilt Experience Ticket

Re-imagine New York City with a visit to SUMMIT One Vanderbilt. Transcend 93 floors above the concrete jungle and step into an immersive, multi-sensory art experience with sweeping 360 degree views of the city.

Activity

Niagara, USA: Maid of the Mist and Adventure Walking Tour

Venture into the heart of the awe-inspiring Horseshoe Falls and feel the mist on your face during this breathtaking tour on the world-famous Maid of the Mist boat cruise.

Tour & transport

NYC: 1-Hour Cruise Around Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island

Get up close to one of the world's most famous monuments and the emblematic entrance to New York's harbor. Sail around the Statue of Liberty on a sightseeing cruise that also journeys under the Brooklyn Bridge and over to Ellis Island.

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