New York, NY (LGA)

LaGuardia Airport (LGA)

LGA Marine Air Terminal (Terminal A)

Recommended Check-in Time 90 minutes

Even More® Speed

Ticket Counter Hours 4:00 a.m. - 9:15 p.m.
Cashless Lobby

Cash is not accepted as a form of payment at the ticket counter.
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Baggage Claim Phone Number 1-718-672-2227, option 1 
Skycap/Curbside No/No
Directions to Airport Click Here For Directions
Airport Website Click Here

Airport Alert!

*LaGuardia Terminal Move and Construction

On December 9, 2017, JetBlue moved our gates at LaGuardia Airport (LGA),to the historic Marine Air Terminal (Terminal A). 

This brings you greater convenience and an improved ground experience during the ongoing construction at the Central Terminal, including

  • A unique location minutes away from the congestion of the LaGuardia’s main terminal construction
  • A self-service lobby including self-tagging and the latest interactive kiosk technology
  • TSA PreCheck and Even More® Speed
  • Free wi-fi and charging stations
  • Curbside pick-up and drop-off points
  • Secure taxis with shorter lines
  • Convenient parking next to the terminal

Updated airport signage will direct customers traveling to our new location.  As you prepare for your flight, be sure to check traffic conditions for congestion or delays.

Arriving by car? Take Exit 5 off the Grand Central Parkway. Customers departing out of Terminal A are advised to park in either the P10 (Long Term Parking) lot, a short shuttle distance from the terminal, or the Terminal A (Short Term Parking) lot, located right outside of the front of the terminal.

 Once you arrive at the terminal, you can enjoy more time-saving features including our self-service lobby, with self-tagging and the latest interactive kiosk technology, TSA Pre✓® and Even More® Speed.

LaGuardia Airport Parking

For more information on parking at LaGuardia, please visit


Cut-off time for checking in
  • Checked baggage may be accepted within six (6) hours of scheduled departure time based on the opening of the ticket counter on the same calendar day
  • Checked baggage will not be accepted less than 40 minutes prior to departure on domestic flights and 60 minutes for international flights.

JetBlue is not liable for any charges incurred for baggage that was checked late, nor will we be liable for delivery or compensation for late-checked baggage. 

  • If you're not checking bags, you must check in no later than 30 minutes* prior to scheduled departure for domestic flights, and 60 minutes for international flights 
  • All customers must be onboard the aircraft 15 minutes prior to scheduled or posted departure time for domestic and international flights.

*kiosk availability subject to airport hours of operation

Check in cut-off times vary between check-in channels as follows:

  • Online check in: 30 minutes of departure (domestic), 60 minutes of departure (international)
  • JetBlue mobile app: 30 minutes of departure (domestic), 60 minutes of departure (international)
  • Kiosk/ticket counter: 30 minutes of departure (domestic), 60 minutes of departure (international)

Kiosk check-in and self-tagging

If you have a confirmed reservation, feel free to use a kiosk to check in. You may check in using the kiosk no more than six (6) hours prior to departure if you are checking baggage. Customers with no checked baggage may check in online within 24 hours from their scheduled departure time. Kiosk check-in is not available 30 minutes or less before departure.

In order to validate your boarding pass, you'll need to present it along with your photo ID at the security entrance.

Please check information specific to items such as sporting equipment, firearms, musical instruments, etc. for guidelines about transporting them on JetBlue flights.


Address and phone number - LGA


Terminal A
Flushing, NY 11371

General airport phone: 1-718-533-3400

Baggage claim information

Baggage Claim is conveniently located in the terminal, right before you exit.

Making a baggage claim

If your baggage has been delayed or damaged, it's important to make a baggage claim with a JetBlue crewmember while you're at the airport.

If you need to make the claim once you've left the airport, please call the JetBlue Baggage Service Office at the airport you flew into within four (4) hours after arrival.

LaGuardia Baggage Service Office is open from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 a.m.

LaGuardia Baggage Service Office telephone: 1-718-672-2227, option 1

Baggage claim follow-up

To follow-up on a baggage claim, contact Central Baggage Services. Click Here for hours of operation and contact information.

Boarding & deplaning options
All boarding and deplaning in LaGuardia is done via the jetbridge. LaGuardia does not participate in boarding or deplaning from the back of the aircraft.

Car rental companies

Need a car and a hotel with your flight? Consider JetBlue Vacations for discounted airfare!
To view car rental companies at LGA, click here.
We can also offer you special rates on rental cars through our partners! Click here for more information. Need to pick up your rental car once you arrive? Rental car shuttles are located on the front curb of Terminal A.

Check in & gate information

Ticket counter hours and location

We recommend you arrive at the airport at least 90 minutes prior to departure. Avoid delays by checking for traffic alerts, and allow enough time to go through TSA screening, particularly during holidays and peak travel days. Please note, JetBlue has cut-off times for baggage check in, and also for check in at the departure gate; JetBlue will not be responsible for expenses incurred due to late check in.

You'll need a boarding pass to get through security. All flights depart out of gates 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6. 

Identification requirements

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Boarding cut-off time

Each customer must be onboard the aircraft 15 minutes prior to departure. Standby customers may be cleared at 10 minutes to departure. Any customer not onboard, even if they have checked in and received a boarding pass, may be denied boarding and will not be entitled to denied boarding compensation.

Check in & pick up information for unaccompanied minors

Photo identification is required for both parties who drop off and pick up an unaccompanied minor. Unaccompanied minors will not be accepted without the guardian's photo ID.

When a gate pass is issued, it is the TSA's decision as to whether a young child, in addition to the unaccompanied minor, may pass through security with the adult.

Drop-off information

When dropping off the unaccompanied minor, the parent/guardian may NOT leave the airport until the following criteria are met:

  • The parent/guardian has a signed copy of the UMNR form
  • The UMNR is onboard the aircraft 
  • The parent/guardian's name, address and cell phone number are all documented on the minor's reservation

In the event of a gate return, a JetBlue crewmember will contact the parent/guardian so that he/she can immediately return to the airport to meet their minor. Please note, the parent/guardian must request a gate pass at the airport ticket counter to pick up their minor at the departure gate.

Pick-up information

Unaccompanied minors may be met at the baggage carousel area. Please arrive at the airport no later than 30 minutes before the scheduled arrival.

The child will only be released to the person indicated on the unaccompanied minor form or on the reservation and that person must present their government-issued photo ID.

Customer paging number
Paging is not available in all areas of LGA Airport. If you’re trying to get a hold of someone at the airport and would like to try and have them paged, call the LGA Airport Info Line at 1-718-533-3400 and speak with the operator.

Directions to LGA

For driving directions to LGA, visit

Flight durations

Approximate flight durations, as well as other pertinent flight details may be found on the 'Select your flights' screen when booking on

Please note: flight durations vary with wind currents, weather developments, aircraft congestion, and air traffic control directives.

Ground transportation

Earn TrueBlue points and enjoy exclusive savings when you book with Avis and Budget.

Traveling to/from the airport? Schedule a ride ahead of time with JetBlue Ground Transfers and your ride will be waiting. 

Using ridesharing apps or taxi? You can be picked up and dropped off right outside the terminal.

Want to take public transit? The M60 SBS & Q47 bus stop is located on Marine Terminal Road outside of Terminal A.
The Q70 SBS, Q72 & Q48 are accessible from Terminal B. If you take one of these to Terminal B, you can take the free BLUE shuttle to Terminal A.

Mileage information
JFK Airport 11.8 miles
Manhattan 9.3 miles
Bronx, NY 10.5 miles
Mineola, NY 15.5 miles
Newark, NJ 22.1 miles
Philadelphia, PA 107 miles
Washington D.C. 235.9 miles
New Haven, CT 73.3 miles
Waterbury, CT 84 miles

Other airlines

If you're making a connection in LaGuardia, visit click here for a list of other airlines and their contact information.


*All rates are subject to change without notice.

For details about parking at LGA, visit

Special service information

For your convenience, regular and oversized wheelchairs are available upon request. Electric carts are not available in the concourse area.

TTY/TDD phones are available at both the ticket counter and the gate area.

Click here for additional information about accessibility services.

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