LaGuardia International Airport (IATA: LGA, ICAO: KLGA) is an airport serving New York City, United States, located
on the waterfront of Flushing in the borough of Queens. It is named after a former Mayor of New York, Fiorello LaGuardia.
LaGuardia is the smallest of the New York area's three primary commercial airports, the other two of which are John F.
Kennedy International Airport in southern Queens and Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey. LaGuardia
is popular due to its central location and proximity to Manhattan. The airport serves as a focus city for Delta Air Lines,
American Airlines, and US Airways.
In 2012, LaGuardia Airport had a strong growth in passenger traffic; about 25.7 million passengers used the airport, a 6.6 precent
increase from the previous year.