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Is LGA An "Intl." Airport?  
User currently offlineLax From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 2290 posts, RR: 3
Posted (12 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 2295 times:

If "yes", this makes 3 huge International Aerodromes in the N.Y. area!

But I wasn't entirely sure LaGuardia has "International" status??

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User currently offlineMarco From United Arab Emirates, joined Jul 2000, 4169 posts, RR: 12
Reply 1, posted (12 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 2242 times:

It is served by Air Canada from YUL and YYZ so yes it is international.


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User currently offlineLowfareair From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (12 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 2207 times:

Int'l airlines serving the airport don't make it international, IIRC. It's if the airport has the customs facilities to handle flights. Example: Washington's National airport has AC flights to/from Canada, but the pax are all cleared in Canada, so DCA is a National airport.

User currently offlineSTT757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 16859 posts, RR: 51
Reply 3, posted (12 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 2186 times:

There are flights to Montreal, and Toronto in Canada, Nassau, and Freeport in the Bahamas and Bermuda.

Although these are international flights there is no International arrivals or FIS facility at LGA, passengers are prescreened by US customs officials in Canada, the Bahamas and Bermuda.

Washington Reagan National (DCA) has flights to Toronto , Montreal and starting this Summer Bermuda on US Airways. Again there is no IAB or FIS at DCA either, passengers are prescreened at the aiports in Canada and Bermuda.



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User currently offlineContinentalEWR From United States of America, joined May 2000, 3762 posts, RR: 13
Reply 4, posted (12 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 2179 times:

LaGuardia is not technically an International Airport. It does handle flights to and from Canada on Air Canada, American Airlines, and Delta Air Lines, and US Airways does operate a limited number of flights to Bermuda and the Bahamas, but passengers are pre-cleared for US customs at their point of origin, not on arrival at LGA. There is no FIS/INS facility at LGA.

ContinentalEWR


User currently offlineCcrlR From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 2235 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (12 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 2146 times:
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It's just like Chicago Midway. It is now a international airport(which means it has it's own US customs area for international passengers to come in). It used to have pre-clearance for Canadain Airlines but that stopped and now it's a running international airport.


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User currently offlineCap'n Dan From Canada, joined Aug 2001, 231 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (12 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 2135 times:

CcrlR: Did CP used to fly to Midway? From where? With what aircraft?

User currently offlineYyz717 From Canada, joined Sep 2001, 16248 posts, RR: 56
Reply 7, posted (12 years 3 months 3 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 2125 times:

Yes, Canadian flew YYZ-MDW in 1989/90. 2 or 3 daily 732's. They had a feed arrangement with Midway Airlines.

I still remember the billboard ads in Chicago saying "Chicago is a now a Canadian city". lol.

Neil



Panam, TWA, Ansett, Eastern.......AC next? Might be good for Canada.
User currently offlineLax From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 2290 posts, RR: 3
Reply 8, posted (12 years 3 months 3 weeks 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 2065 times:

Thanks for the info on LGA.



User currently offlineYow From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (12 years 3 months 3 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 2026 times:

Don't forget YOW-LGA on AC as well for international destinations at New York's domestic airport.  Big grin

Hey didn't MDW just become an international airport a couple of months ago? Didn't Mexicana just start flying there? There are no customs pre-clearance facilities in Mexico that I am aware of? Correct me if I'm wrong on that one???


User currently offlineSetjet From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 1119 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (12 years 3 months 3 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 2018 times:

Don't forget Teterboro (TEB) which handles a lot of international GA flights. Guliani flew Teterboro-Tel Aviv a couple of months ago.
Altough, you could argue: There is no FIS/INS facility at TEB, but hey, the airport handles international flights, that's what counts. Who cares if there is customs at the airport?? So a flight from LGA to YYZ is a "domestic" flight then???


User currently offlineSTT757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 16859 posts, RR: 51
Reply 11, posted (12 years 3 months 3 weeks 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 1983 times:

Jet Avaition's new FBO building at Teterboro is amazing, I had a job interview there a few months back.


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User currently offlineSetjet From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 1119 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (12 years 3 months 3 weeks 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 1962 times:

What did you interview for?

User currently offlineSTT757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 16859 posts, RR: 51
Reply 13, posted (12 years 3 months 3 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 1913 times:

Management position.


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