For Immediate Release: March 14, 2017

Following Tuesday’s Winter Storm, Most Flights Fully Booked at Laguardia, Kennedy and Newark Liberty Airports on Wednesday

  • Airports Expect Significant Vehicle Traffic Tomorrow
  • Travelers are Urged to Call Their Airlines Prior To Traveling to the Airports
  • Passengers Without a Confirmed Flight Should Not Come To the Airports
  • All Travelers are Advised to Use Mass Transit Options including the JFK AirTrain, EWR AirTrain and LaGuardia Link Q70 Bus
  • Nearly 3,000 Tuesday Flights Cancelled at LaGuardia, Kennedy and Newark Liberty Airports; 99% of all Tuesday flights at LaGuardia Cancelled

Following today’s winter storm and nearly 3,000 flight cancellations, LaGuardia, Kennedy and Newark Liberty Airports are expecting significant vehicular traffic on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.  Due to the severe weather, roughly 99 percent of all flights at LaGuardia were cancelled on Tuesday. Many flights on Wednesday are already fully booked, and prior to travelling to the airport, passengers are urged to call their airlines. Travelers without confirmed flights should not come to LaGuardia, Kennedy or Newark Liberty airports. 

All passengers heading to LaGuardia, JFK and Newark Liberty are advised to use mass transit including the JFK AirTrain, EWR AirTrain and Q70 LaGuardia Link.

The Port Authority has an on-site Traffic Command Center at LaGuardia that monitors traffic conditions and deploys staff and resources where necessary. Airport traffic conditions are regularly updated and communicated via social media Facebook, or @LGAairport on Twitter and LaGuardiaAirport.com.  Additional tips for passengers and motorists can be found on the airport’s website at http://laguardiaairport.com/news/winter-weather

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