Airport Construction Projects Are Changing the Dynamics of Travel Time

One of the most antiquated airports in the United States, LaGuardia Airport, is finally on its way to becoming a modern airport. Delta Airlines is spending $3.4 billion to bring its New York terminal up-to-date. The Delta project is one of the largest private investments in a public asset in the state of New York. Plus, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey are throwing in another $600 million, and former basketball great Magic Johnson is also investing in the project. The Delta construction project is part of a separate public-private partnership that is rebuilding the central terminal of the airport, so it sits closer to the Grand Central Parkway. New parking, better airport roads, and a cool central entry hall are all part of the $8 billion plus construction project.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey put a partnership together with a large Swedish …