NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Federal Aviation Administration has given the green light to the LaGuardia Airport AirTrain.

The Port Authority says the AirTrain will provide a sustainable and reliable travel option to LaGuardia.

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The AirTrain will connect with public transportation at Willets Point in Queens, allowing travelers to get to the airport from Midtown, Manhattan, in under 30 minutes.

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The project will help drive the region’s economic recovery by creating 3,000 union construction jobs.

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Construction is set to begin later this summer.

CBSNewYork Team