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The Port Authority Board of Commissioners has approved planning and design work for a Police Command Center/ Aircraft Rescue & Firefighting 1. firefighting - What sysadmins have to do to correct sudden operational problems. An opposite of hacking. "Been hacking your new newsreader?" "No, a power glitch hosed the network and I spent the whole afternoon fighting fires."
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 facility at LaGuardia Airport LaGuardia Airport (IATA: LGA, ICAO: KLGA, FAA LID: LGA) is an airport serving New York City, New York, United States, located on the waterfront of Flushing Bay, and borders the neighborhoods of Astoria, Jackson Heights and East Elmhurst in the borough .

The planning and design will cost $2.6 million and is the first component for the creation of this necessary facility. The new facility will house the Port Authority Police Command at LaGuardia, as well as the airport's emergency vehicles, which are operated by Port Authority Police officers who are cross-trained as firefighters, specializing in aircraft emergencies.

The new structure, with about 45,000 square feet of space, will be in the aeronautical aer·o·nau·tic   also aer·o·nau·ti·cal
adj.
Of or relating to aeronautics.



aero·nau
 operating area at the west end of the airport, closer to the airport's two runways, optimizing response capability to potential aircraft emergencies.

"The existing police facility was built in 1940," Port Authority Chairman Anthony R. Coscia said. "Although it was expanded in the mid-1980s, it is no longer able to accommodate our full complement of police and security equipment at LaGuardia, the larger number of officers assigned there, or the larger emergency vehicles in today's fleet."

Port Authority Vice Chairman Charles A. Gargano said, "The new facility will further assist the members of the Port Authority Police Department The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police Department, or PAPD, is one of the largest police departments in the United States with approximately 1,600 officers, sergeants, lieutenants, and detectives. , as they continue to work diligently dil·i·gent  
adj.
Marked by persevering, painstaking effort. See Synonyms at busy.



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 to serve and protect the tens of millions of passengers who use LaGuardia Airport each year."
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Title Annotation:LaGuardia Airport.
Publication:Real Estate Weekly
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Oct 13, 2004
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