Transport: Mount Newark

In Chicago last week New York's Mayor LaGuardia climbed aboard a TW Airliner, found himself four hours later at Newark Airport. There he refused to deplane with the ship's other passengers. Said he: "My ticket reads 'to New York', and I am going to New York." TWA officials had him flown on alone to New York's Municipal Airport at Floyd Bennett Field.

Thus did Mayor LaGuardia dramatize his city's long fight to get the airline business away from Newark. Floyd Bennett Field, built five years ago on Brooklyn's Barren Island at a cost of $4,000,000, has been virtually deserted while Newark Airport...

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