LaGuardia Breaks Ground On New Central Terminal –
New York City’s LaGuardia Airport has announced that it has broken ground on a $7 billion project that includes construction of a completely new state-of-the-art facility to replace the current Central Terminal Building, built in 1964. The project is the largest public-private partnership in US history, with LaGuardia Gateway Partners overseeing the construction and
The project includes the construction of Terminal B and C and a 3,000-space parking garage. Half of the new Terminal B gates are slated to open by 2018 while the main terminal area will be open in 2020. The remaining gates will open in two phases, in 2020 and 2021. The airport will remain open and functional during the construction phase.
time, and add space for security check-in. The airport will also subway and Long Island Rail Road stations. In the meantime, the Q70 bus service will be renamed the LaGuardia Link and become a part of Select Bus Service.
Heathrow airport is getting quieter. Virgin Atlantic has led the way with the replacement of its 747-400 aircraft with the new 787 Dreamliner. Air Canada, Air India, British Airways and Qatar have also