Cuomo Announces Plans for New LaGuardia Airport


Gov. Andrew Cuomo, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, announced bold plans to replace LaGuardia Airport in its entirety on this afternoon, tearing down a hodgepodge of dilapidated terminals that Mr. Biden has famously compared to a third-world facility with a single integrated terminal linked to train and ferry service.

Mr. Cuomo, speaking at a lunch hosted by the Association for a Better New York, said that the new project will be the “first airport built since 9/11″ and will incorporate new security protocols as well as train and ferry access, “creating 240 percent more space, which will be transformative.”

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