New York LaGuardia Airport
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).
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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|New York JFK Airport||17km|
|Newark Liberty Airport||27km|
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
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.
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
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.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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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
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Things to do
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