This fall, Delta Air Lines will open the first of four new concourses planned for New York’s LaGuardia Airport, which is gradually replacing Terminal C and D at the airport with a new facility.
The new concourse will connect to Terminal D via a temporary walkway, until the new centralized check-in lobby opens in late 2021.
The new 105,000-square-foot concourse will have floor-to-ceiling windows and gates for a range of plane sizes. Food and beverage options will include New York-based Birch Coffee, H&H Bagels and Juice Press, Neapolitan-style pizza restaurant Rossi Pizzeria, and contemporary chops, burgers and fish eatery Flatiron Tavern and Provisions.
Every seat will feature a power outlet with USB ports, plus tablets “allowing customers to track their flight, browse the web, play games, and order food, drinks and amenities.”
The modern concourse will be powered by a new substation integrated into the upper level, “to protect such systems from water damage in the event of a major storm.”
There’s also an ice generation system that creates ice at night to cool the building during the day, reducing electrical consumption at peak times.
The airport’s new terminal will have 37 gates and four concourses, all linked by a centralized check-in lobby, security checkpoint, baggage claim area and a new, larger Delta Sky Club with a Sky Deck.
United Airlines announces a number of new routes.
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