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LGA Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: LGA / KLGA
Airport Name: LaGuardia Airport
Location: New York City, New York, United States
GPS Coordinates: 40°46'38"N by 73°52'21"W
Area Served: New York City
Operator/Owner: City of New York
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 21 feet (6 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about LaGuardia Airport (LGA):

  • FAA approved Instrument Departure Procedure "Whitestone Climb" and the "Expressway Visual Approach to Runway 31" which both overfly Citi Field.
  • LaGuardia has four terminals connected by buses and walkways.
  • The furthest airport from LaGuardia Airport (LGA) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,754 miles (18,917 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • The current site of the airport was originally used by the Gala Amusement Park, owned by the Steinway family.
  • LaGuardia opened with four runways at 45-degree angles to each other, the longest being 6,000 ft.
  • Delta will invest $100 million to renovate terminals C and D in LaGuardia, where it will operate a total of 32 gates.
  • LaGuardia Airport (LGA) has 2 runways.
  • The closest airport to LaGuardia Airport (LGA) is Flushing Airport (closed 1984) (FLU), which is located only 2 miles (3 kilometers) E of LGA.
  • Because of LaGuardia Airport's relatively low elevation of 21 feet, planes can take off or land at LaGuardia Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • As a result of a slot-swap deal between Delta Air Lines and US Airways, as of July 2012, Delta occupies the majority of the terminal.

Map of Nearest Airports from LaGuardia Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from LaGuardia Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
12.06 miles (3.31 km) EFlushing Airport (closed 1984) (FLU)Flushing, New York, United StatesView Flushing Airport (closed 1984) on a map View satellite image of Flushing Airport (closed 1984) Set FLU as destination Airport Get more information about Flushing Airport (closed 1984)
25.73 miles (9.22 km) WSWEast 34th Street Heliport (TSS)New York City, United StatesView East 34th Street Heliport on a map View satellite image of East 34th Street Heliport Set TSS as destination Airport Get more information about East 34th Street Heliport
36.04 miles (9.72 km) WSWNew York Skyports Inc. Seaplane Base (QNY)New York City, New York, United StatesView New York Skyports Inc. Seaplane Base on a map View satellite image of New York Skyports Inc. Seaplane Base Set QNY as destination Airport Get more information about New York Skyports Inc. Seaplane Base
47.19 miles (11.58 km) WSWWest 30th Street Heliport (JRA)New York City, New York, United StatesView West 30th Street Heliport on a map View satellite image of West 30th Street Heliport Set JRA as destination Airport Get more information about West 30th Street Heliport
58.86 miles (14.26 km) SWDowntown Manhattan Heliport (JRB)New York City, New York, United StatesView Downtown Manhattan Heliport on a map View satellite image of Downtown Manhattan Heliport Set JRB as destination Airport Get more information about Downtown Manhattan Heliport
610.70 miles (17.21 km) SSEJohn F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)New York City, New York, United StatesView John F. Kennedy International Airport on a map View satellite image of John F. Kennedy International Airport Set JFK as destination Airport Get more information about John F. Kennedy International Airport
711.05 miles (17.79 km) WNWTeterboro Airport (TEB)Teterboro, New Jersey, United StatesView Teterboro Airport on a map View satellite image of Teterboro Airport Set TEB as destination Airport Get more information about Teterboro Airport
816.57 miles (26.66 km) WSWNewark Liberty International Airport (EWR)Newark/Elizabeth, New Jersey, United StatesView Newark Liberty International Airport on a map View satellite image of Newark Liberty International Airport Set EWR as destination Airport Get more information about Newark Liberty International Airport
921.79 miles (35.07 km) NNEWestchester County Airport (HPN)White Plains, New York, United StatesView Westchester County Airport on a map View satellite image of Westchester County Airport Set HPN as destination Airport Get more information about Westchester County Airport
1022.39 miles (36.03 km) WSWLinden Airport (LDJ)Linden, New Jersey, United StatesView Linden Airport on a map View satellite image of Linden Airport Set LDJ as destination Airport Get more information about Linden Airport
1122.42 miles (36.08 km) WNWEssex County Airport (CDW)Caldwell, New Jersey, United StatesView Essex County Airport on a map View satellite image of Essex County Airport Set CDW as destination Airport Get more information about Essex County Airport
1224.27 miles (39.06 km) ERepublic Airport (FRG)East Farmingdale, New York, United StatesView Republic Airport on a map View satellite image of Republic Airport Set FRG as destination Airport Get more information about Republic Airport
1328.42 miles (45.73 km) WMorristown Municipal Airport (MMU)Morristown, New Jersey, United StatesView Morristown Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Morristown Municipal Airport Set MMU as destination Airport Get more information about Morristown Municipal Airport
1440.42 miles (65.05 km) ELong Island MacArthur Airport (HAP)Long Island, Queensland, AustraliaView Long Island MacArthur Airport on a map View satellite image of Long Island MacArthur Airport Set HAP as destination Airport Get more information about Long Island MacArthur Airport
1540.42 miles (65.05 km) ELong Island MacArthur Airport (ISP)Islip, New York, United StatesView Long Island MacArthur Airport on a map View satellite image of Long Island MacArthur Airport Set ISP as destination Airport Get more information about Long Island MacArthur Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from LaGuardia Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from LaGuardia Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,754.38 miles (18,916.79 km) SWMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map View satellite image of Margaret River Airport Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
211,730.34 miles (18,878.11 km) SWBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Busselton Regional Airport Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
311,728.04 miles (18,874.41 km) SWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map View satellite image of Manjimup Airport Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
411,703.87 miles (18,835.50 km) SWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map View satellite image of Bunbury Airport Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
511,683.80 miles (18,803.20 km) WSWAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map View satellite image of Albany Airport Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
611,637.21 miles (18,728.24 km) SWKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map View satellite image of Katanning Airport Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
711,637.02 miles (18,727.92 km) SWRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map View satellite image of Rottnest Airport Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
811,629.41 miles (18,715.68 km) SWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map View satellite image of Jandakot Airport Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
911,617.82 miles (18,697.02 km) SWPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map View satellite image of Perth Airport Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1011,557.20 miles (18,599.47 km) SWJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Jurien Bay Airport Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
1111,477.60 miles (18,471.36 km) SSWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map View satellite image of Geraldton Airport Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
1211,461.86 miles (18,446.03 km) SWMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map View satellite image of Morawa Airport Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1311,446.15 miles (18,420.75 km) WSWEsperance Airport (EPR)Esperance, AustraliaView Esperance Airport on a map View satellite image of Esperance Airport Set EPR as destination Airport Get more information about Esperance Airport
1411,434.40 miles (18,401.83 km) SWMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map View satellite image of Mullewa Airport Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1511,421.47 miles (18,381.03 km) SSWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map View satellite image of Kalbarri Airport Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport