New York’s LaGuardia Airport is so bad that it’s being completely replaced

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LaGuardia. Just the word sends shudders down the spines of frequent travelers.

The airport — the smallest of three major airports that serve the New York metropolitan area — is so bad that Vice President Joe Biden famously quipped that it felt like a “third-world” facility in remarks last year. Biden joined New York governor Andrew Cuomo today to announce an expansive plan for LaGuardia that would effectively raze the entire thing and replace it with a single giant terminal — an improvement over the collection of small terminals that serves the airport today — and move its boundary further from Flushing Bay so it can grow in size. Curbed has several renders of what the completed project could look like.

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