Category Archives: airport history

A Sign of Progress at LaGuardia

By Alana Calmi, Media Relations Staff LaGuardia Airport has long welcomed travelers to New York City with its iconic WELCOME TO NEW YORK sign along the airport’s perimeter. But, as the airport continues its ongoing redevelopment, it was clear the … Continue reading

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Lessons of the Sully ‘Miracle,’ 10 Years Later

By Cheryl Albiez, Media Relations Staff Northeast of the George Washington Bridge, a plane at an altitude of 3,000 feet directly above the Bronx encountered a flock of Canada geese shortly after takeoff from New York City’s LaGuardia Airport on … Continue reading

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Connie’s Return Flight to JFK

By Rudy King, Media Relations Staff While most of the John F. Kennedy International Airport landscape today is dotted with new age aircraft such as the Airbus A380 and the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, tucked inside the airport’s Hanger 20 is … Continue reading

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