New York LaGuardia International Airport (LGA)
Facilities and Services
(New York, New York - NY, USA)
Within the seven main terminal buildings and four concourse areas of New York LaGuardia International Airport (LGA) are a series of passenger and visitor facilities, ranging from eateries and shops, to Travelex currency exchange and a business center.
Passengers in need of refreshments are never far from a coffee shop, kiosk or vending machine, particularly within the Central Terminal area. There are also drinking fountains available in each of the terminals. LaGuardia Airport's Laptop Lane Business Center will more than meet the needs of business travelers, while most public areas feature Internet 'hotspots' providing high-speed access, such as the food court, the workstations, ticketing areas and boarding gates.
Airport Information Desks
Tel: +1 718 533 3400
Information desks are situated throughout the Central Terminal building. Helpful staff will be able to assist with airline inquiries, flight delays and general arrivals times. There is also a ground transportation desk, where you can organize transport into Manhattan and other destinations in the city.
Shops, Duty-Free and Retail Outlets
There are just under 30 different shops spread around LaGuardia Airport, offering plenty in the way of retail opportunities. Many of the most popular stores have multiple branches, such as the Best Buy Zoom Shop, Brookstone, Duty Free Americas (for tax-free goodies) and Hudson News. For some in-flight reading material as you fly out of New York, pay a visit to Hudson Booksellers, located at post security, between gates C and D.
Bars, Cafés and Restaurants
There is a huge assortment of places to eat at LaGuardia (over 30), including a good selection of coffee shops, restaurants and fast-food outlets, located within the Food Court and close to most of the entrance gates. Located in both pre-security and post-security locations of LGA, eateries include Angelina's Panini Bar, Au Bon Pain (multiple outlets), Auntie Anne's (multiple outlets), CIBO Express Market, Dunkin' Donuts, Famous Famiglia, New York Sports Bar (NYSB) and Sam Adams Bar.
Business and Conference Facilities
Tel: +1 718 424 1301
Business facilities are at LaGuardia Airport include laser printers, meeting rooms, fax machines, phones and private workstations. The Laptop Lane Business Center at the Central Terminal building is the place to come for additional related services.
Tel: +1 718 596 -8585
New York's LaGuardia is fully accessible for travelers, with easy access for wheelchair users and TDD / TTY telephones for people with hearing difficulties. Shuttles have been designed with wheelchair users in mind, and in Terminal C, disabled passengers can make user of the electric buggies. These can be requested via your airline, allowing you to reach your departure gate with ease.
Tel: +1 718 672 4748 (Travelex)
Other facilities at LGA include a paramedic service and an onsite dentist. Should you wish to exchange some money into US dollars, you will find a Travelex branch within the Central Terminal Building (CTB), which is opened from Monday to Saturday - 08:00 to 20:00, and on Sundays between 08:00 and 18:00. There are also numerous ATMs distributed at strategic locations throughout the terminals if you need some urgent cash.