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Floyd Bennett Field is seen from Delta # 2555 - Brooklyn, NY - Nov 9, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

NYC Needs Runways, But ‘Ghost Airport’ Stays Quiet

As planners lament the lack of space for new runways in a region plagued by air delays, Floyd Bennett’s wide, inviting runways sits just across Jamaica Bay, opening a few times a year for special flights.

03/28/2011

Newark Airport Control Tower (DOUG KANTER/AFP/Getty Images)

Newark Airport Flights Interrupted By Faulty Fire Alarm In Control Tower

Departures were held for about 20 minutes until the fire alarm sensor was replaced and operations resumed.

03/25/2011

LaGuardia Tower Dedicated (Photo: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

FAA Officially Dedicates New LaGuardia Tower

The new $100 million LaGuardia Airport control tower stands head and shoulders over the busy LaGuardia terminal.

01/21/2011

The new control tower at LaGuardia Airport - Queens, NY - File / Photo: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

LaGuardia Airport Boasts New Control Tower

The $100 million facility replaces the old tower, which was used for more than 40 years.

10/11/2010

The new control tower at LaGuardia Airport - Queens, NY - File / Photo: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

LaGuardia To Start Using New Tower This Weekend

The $100-million facility will replace a 46-year-old tower. The FAA says it will provide air traffic controllers better visibility and technology that will help reduce flight delays.

10/08/2010