LaGuardia Airport (LGA)

LaGuardia Airport (LGA)

Grand Central Pkwy, East Elmhurst, NY 11369
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    • 24 Hours

LaGuardia is the busiest airport in the United States without any non-stop service to and from Europe.


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  • "The pizza place in the delta terminal that replaced sbarros is awesome. Probably..." (59 tips)
  • "... you clear security at Gate A. Sports bar and an Au Bon Pain are only..." (131 tips)
  • "... looking to catch a flight. Even then that's a stretch, though. Fly on..." (120 tips)
  • The Onion

    If you plan to be gone more than a few days, set an automatic timer to turn your lights on and off five times a second while pulsating techno music plays. Read more

    The Onion · July 26, 2010
  • National Post

    Peter Worthington: At some point—maybe now – we have got to amend airport security and start profiling those likely to blow the damn plane up – not patting down three-year-old children. Read more: Read more

    National Post · November 24, 2010
  • SkyMall

    Would you like to try Obama's favorite burger when your traveling thru NY's LGA Airport? Go to Five Guy's Burgers and Fries in the central terminal before security at the American Airlines gates.

    SkyMall · December 14, 2010
  • Peter S.

    For $2.25 or one Metrocard swipe, you can get downtown via the MTA M60 bus which connects to the N/R Train, also goes across bridge to 125th . During rush hour, its TONS faster than a cab.

    Peter S. · March 23, 2010
  • Movie Mayor

    As Kevin McCallister sits at Laguardia Airport in 1990's "Home Alone 2", he looks out at New York City and realizes that being separated from his family might not be such a bad thing after all. Read more

    Movie Mayor · July 27, 2010
  • Nathan F.

    Grab a taxi from the stand near American Airlines - all the way to the right, around the corner. Hardly ever any people!

    Nathan F. · January 1, 2010
  • Colleen M.

    don't ever expect your flight to leave on time. ever.

    Colleen M. · August 14, 2009
  • Baratunde

    In case of Armageddon, this place will be an obvious target. Avoid. Think. Survive. Maybe.

    Baratunde · July 16, 2010
  • Crunch Gym

    Air travel can be tough on the knees and joints so while in flight, rotate the ankles in a circular motion one at a time. Then, sit back, relax and enjoy your flight.

    Crunch Gym · September 17, 2010
  • Ben B.

    There's a special place in hell for airports who don't provide free Wi-fi.

    Ben B. · December 23, 2010
  • Margaret P.

    Don't come here hungover. Gah! There's no good food unless you feel like throwing up an Auntie Anne's pretzel hotdog.

    Margaret P. · September 18, 2010
  • Nicky D.

    Get on a plane and go somewhere far, far away!

    Nicky D. · March 10, 2012
  • Lisa M.

    Beats the hell out of Newark.

    Lisa M. · June 11, 2010
  • Anna F.

    Okay, so not the sexiest nor most efficient airport... but you know what? Who cares? You're probably going on vacation! Or, at least, I am. See you, suckaz!

    Anna F. · December 25, 2011
  • Greg J.

    Welcome to NYC!

    Greg J. · August 13, 2010
  • Teri

    If you are flying on AA, be nice to your flight attendants!

    Teri · June 24, 2010
  • Linz S.

    Don't ever EVER fly @AmericanAir if you can avoid it. These people are the WORST. Bad customer service, nasty attitudes, total disorganization, and this lady, Pearl, is Satan in a red jacket.

    Linz S. · August 26, 2011
  • City of New York

    Did you know ? The airport has been through 3 names: Glenn H. Curtiss Airport, North Beach Airport then New York Municipal Airport-LaGuardia Field

    City of New York · February 25, 2013
  • Reichen L.

    I can't believe how overall crappy and disorganized this airport is. We need to level it and start over.

    Reichen L. · February 27, 2011
  • Justin A.

    Be sure to save enough time for security checks.

    Justin A. · November 22, 2010
  • Christopher L.

    Laguardia is the easiest airport to get in and out of in all of NYC!!! believe me: I've flown them all and laguardia beats the hoers hands down!!!!

    Christopher L. · August 17, 2010
  • Michael W.

    Fly AirTran Airways to and from Milwaukee, WI

    Michael W. · July 8, 2010
  • Betsy A.

    Concourse b sucks

    Betsy A. · May 30, 2010
  • David R.

    Sit on the left side of the plane coming into and leaving the city. I find that usually gives you a great view of Manhattan.

    David R. · October 13, 2010
  • City of New York

    Did you know? LaGuardia Airport opened in 1939 and was built on the site of the old Gala Amusement Park.

    City of New York · January 29, 2013
  • Eater

    Top dining options: Five Guys pre-security at term B, and term D has some great options like A Taste of Pat La Frieda, Crust, Taste of Bisoux and Taste of Taglaire. Read more

    Eater · July 11, 2012
  • Anthony T.

    get there Early!! The traffic sucks sometimes

    Anthony T. · July 2, 2010
  • Chevrolet

    Of the seven parking structures at LaGuardia, Parking Structure 1 is the only long-term one. Don't forget your keys and have a great flight!

    Chevrolet · September 20, 2010
  • Mike Bloomberg

    Welcome to NYC. Be sure to visit to get tips on great things to do and see.

    Mike Bloomberg · October 25, 2011
  • Diana S.

    Get here early. Way early.

    Diana S. · November 24, 2010
  • NPR

    Welcome to New York! If you want to listen to the local NPR station, turn your dial to FM 93.9 (WNYC) or FM 90.7 (WFUV) . Enjoy your trip.

    NPR · March 23, 2012
  • Seth P.

    That sound isn't a 737 taking off, it's your soul leaving your body in this dreary heckhole.

    Seth P. · September 27, 2010
  • The Corcoran Group

    No free Wi-Fi here, it’s either $4.95 per hour or $7.95 for a full day and is available in most public areas in the terminals.

    The Corcoran Group · June 10, 2011
  • Linnea C.

    Beware - all food places have been taken over by a company called Cibo. No more Starbucks, Smoothie King, or Burger King. Everything is nice and expensive.

    Linnea C. · October 19, 2010
  • Elon James W.

    If you're flying Spirit Airlines stop and reexamine all of your life choices that led to this horrific decision...

    Elon James W. · March 14, 2012
  • Justin A.

    Don't toe tap in the restrooms. Your could get in trouble

    Justin A. · November 20, 2010
  • Gadling

    If you're a misanthrope, order a burger in the Delta terminal by using a touch-type computer screen. You don't have to speak to a person! (Better tip: eat before LGA. Food options here are poor.) -WV

    Gadling · August 31, 2010
  • Vishal S.

    Just because they wear a badge doesn't mean they don't like hugs.

    Vishal S. · April 16, 2013
  • NYC: The Official Guide

    Need a cheap way into Manhattan? Take the M60 public bus ($2.50) to the Astoria Blvd. N/Q subway station. Catch the Manhattan-bound train there. (Buses take MetroCards or coins only; no dollar bills.)

    NYC: The Official Guide · March 22, 2013
  • Shawn M.

    Avoid the men's room. Has a certain third world charm.

    Shawn M. · October 3, 2010
  • David T.

    Follow all the common travel rules and you'll be fine. Don't be a brat. Don't be a complainer. Be nice to customer service - they don't make the rules or control the weather. Would you rather be takin

    David T. · September 21, 2010
  • Paddy 🐺🐺

    I hear Delta stands for Doesn't Ever Leave The Airport! Have a few at one of the many depressing places in the Delta terminal. You may scratch your eyeballs a few times

    Paddy 🐺🐺 · October 22, 2010
  • Lori A.

    the easiest way to get here is take th N train to the Astoria Blvd stop. exit on the east side to the triangle and catch the M60 bus. American Airlines is 1st stop, Delta is 2nd...

    Lori A. · August 25, 2009
  • Chris K.

    be sure not to fly American

    Chris K. · July 25, 2009
  • Perry Ellis

    Business or Leisure Travel? Perry Ellis has you covered with stylish suits & dress shirts that travel well. Sport our comfortable, casual looks when you unwind. Work or play, travel with Perry Ellis!

    Perry Ellis · June 13, 2011
  • Samsonite

    FUN FACT: Did you know that the New York LaGuardia Airport sits on the site of a former amusement park?

    Samsonite · May 3, 2011
  • Dave K.

    Welcome to NYC! And Queens! Catch a Mets game if you can!

    Dave K. · April 23, 2011
  • Cathy W.

    Can't find a an available electrical outlet in Terminal D? Gate 3 and 10 have Samsung Mobile Charging Stations with 4-5 plugs in each.

    Cathy W. · August 13, 2010
  • Art B.

    Happy to be on my plane - and to be alive and healthy on this wonderful day and in this wonderful country. Flight is exciting and fun. I'm still in awe that we can do this.

    Art B. · August 5, 2010
  • Peter K.

    Ignore the tips that people have left here.

    Peter K. · October 3, 2011

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