Long Line at LaGuardia as Cancellations Cause Passenger Spillover

The line at LaGuardia Airport in New York stretched through the terminal on June 19, as the airport cited spillover from mass cancellations on June 16-17 as the reason for longer waits.

Footage recorded by Glenn E Martin shows the long line just before 6 am on Sunday.

Martin said he “was in line the moment I exited my Uber” and that the queue snaked through the entire terminal. It took him 90 minutes to pass security, a process that he said would normally take 15-20 minutes, he said.

LaGuardia Airport replied to Martin’s tweet, citing “higher passenger volume” due to mass cancellations on Thursday and Friday as the reason for the longer wait time. Credit: Glenn E. Martin via Storyful

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