8 Best Alternative Airports in America

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Long Island—MacArthur Airport

You know the major New York City airports—JFK, LaGuardia and Newark—but when is the last time your flew into MacArthur Airport in Long Island? Never? Well the smaller but ultra convenient airport may save you a headache and a few hassles. Dominated by Southwest Airlines, which is known for cheap flights, MacArthur is accessible from the Long Island Railroad and a short 10-minute shuttle ride.