Constructed closer to Manhattan than the commercially unsuccessful Floyd Bennett Field, LaGuardia Airport was conceived in the mid-1930s as New York City mayor Fiorello LaGuardia realized the need for a great airport for one of the world s great cities. Originally known as New York Municipal Airport, the popular airport soon had its name changed to recognize LaGuardia s enormous contribution to the project. At the time of its opening in 1939, it was the largest and most advanced commercial airport in the world with ...

LaGuardia Airport 2008, Arcadia Publishing (SC)

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