I visited the newly opened LaGuardia terminal and saw how it has turned the infamous airport into one of the best in the US

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The new Arrivals and Departures Hall at LaGuardia Airport.
The new Arrivals and Departures Hall at LaGuardia Airport.

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  • LaGuardia Airport’s Arrivals and Departures Hall is opening to the public on Saturday after four years of construction.

  • The 850,000-square-foot facility is nothing like its predecessor with improvements in every aspect including additional retail, dining, and relaxation opportunities for passengers. 

  • Terminal B at LaGuardia now resembles a modern international airport and is on its way to shedding its former reputation among New Yorkers. 

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The new LaGuardia Airport is (almost) here.

New York’s smallest area airport behind JFK and Newark has long been the thorn in the side of frequent area travelers having fallen into disrepair over the years but the days of avoiding LaGuardia will soon be over. Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday marked the opening of a new Arrivals and Departures Hall for Terminal B,

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