LaGuardia Breaks Ground On New Central Ter­mi­nal –

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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

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