The projects include installing flood barrier berms, concrete floodwalls and gravity drains as well as replacing generators and rehabilitating the airport’s power distribution grid, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
The government has given the go-ahead for the merger between American Airlines and US Airways. It will create the world’s biggest airline.
The FAA has reported a 17 percent increase in laser attacks for the year in the New York area.
The so-called Tennis Climb was originally created by the Federal Aviation Administration to reroute noisy planes from LaGuardia Airport away from the US Open.
The pilot of a Southwest Airlines plane that made a hard landing at LaGuardia Airport took control from the first officers just 400 feet from the ground, according to a report Tuesday.
An American Eagle flight from LaGuardia Airport to Montreal was diverted to Albany Tuesday after smoke was reported in the cockpit and cabin, but the plane made a safe emergency landing.
The National Transportation Safety Board released new information Thursday about the plane accident at LaGuardia Airport on Monday.
The agency said on its Twitter feed the plane skidded 2,175 feet before stopping at the edge of the runway.
Both of the airport’s runways were back in use by Tuesday morning, a Port Authority spokesman said, and the plane was being moved to a hangar.
Air traffic was shut down at LaGuardia Airport early Monday evening, after a plane’s nose gear collapsed after landing.
In the wake of the plane crash that left two Chinese students dead and dozens more injured, experts and pilots have pointed out that San Francisco International Airport can be a challenging place to land. So are the two New York City airports.
A threat of thunderstorms has caused delays averaging nearly four hours at LaGuardia and Newark Liberty International airports.
Under the plan the TLC will be able to issue 18,000 hail licenses over the next three years – 20 percent must be handicapped-accessible.
The South Jersey Transportation Authority on Wednesday approved the $500,000 a year payment under the 15-year agreement, which takes effect on July 1.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is spending $59 million to prepare its facilities for the upcoming hurricane season. The Port Authority’s Board of Commissioners approved the money at its monthly meeting Wednesday.