In 2016, LaGuardia Airport handled 29.8 million passengers, 369,987 plane movements and 7,586 tons of air cargo.
For archived airport traffic statistics, visit the Port Authority’s statistics page.
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Employment and Economic Impact
LaGuardia Airport is an economic generator for the New York-New Jersey region. In fact, LaGuardia:
- Employs 12,341 people
- Contributes $18.8 billion in economic activity
- Generates 135,599 total jobs and $6.8 billion in annual wages as salaries
The Port Authority oversees the safe management and operation of LaGuardia Airport. Learn more about our operating rules and regulations, as well as our Emergency and Tarmac Delay Contingency Plans (PDF)