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New York's LaGuardia Airport Flooded (PHOTOS)

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LaGuardia Airport, one of the three major airports serving New York City, was closed Monday night due to flooding from hurricane-turned-superstorm Sandy.

Now, thanks to photos taken Tuesday at LaGuardia, we can see the flooding and devastation ourselves.

There's no word yet as to when the airport will reopen, although airlines contacted by Huffington Post Travel have expressed hope that operations could be up and running by midday Wednesday.

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, which runs the area's airports, tweeted its concern about the airport's reopening to a curious passenger earlier Tuesday.


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to early to tell - would also need to check with airline your as equipment was moved to other cities for safety

New York Governor Cuomo also tweeted about the airport earlier Tuesday.


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Port Authority's Pat Foye: flooding at , , assessment at all 3 airports of all electronic navigational aids

Many thanks to Frank Giannola, Safety Chairman for Machinists Union representing the employees of US Airways, for sharing his photos with us.

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