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New York Times calls to close La Guardia

La Guardia serves 30 million passengers a year, but the New York Times says we should close it, suggesting redeveloping its 680 acres into affordable housing. ( More...

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btweston 1
Certainly something to think about. It would free up a lot of airspace and allow JFK to operate at capacity.

Not that it will ever happen, though.
linbb 1
Doing so would create another problem with traffic in and out of the airport. Also provides a way for an emergency to be handled if either airport is suddenly closed
if an AC has a problem. Bad idea would help nothing.
If you think for one second that the open land created by bulldozing LGA would be used for "affordable" housing, I've got not one, not two, but THREE bridges to sell you.


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