NEWARK (AP) — Free Wi-Fi is closer to coming to the New York City area's major airports.

Newark Liberty International Airport (Townsquare Media)

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is set to vote Wednesday on a plan to offer free access at Newark, Kennedy and LaGuardia airports, to a point. The proposal cleared a committee on Wednesday morning.

Wi-Fi would be free for 30 minutes, then travelers would have to pay $7.95 for the day.

It currently costs passengers $4.95 an hour or $7.95 for 24 hours to access the Internet at the airports.

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