JFK Airport

JFK Airport

Jamaica, Queens, New York, 11430

(718) 244-4444

 

JFK airport is the busiest of the seven airports in the New York airport system, the 13th-busiest airport in the United States, and the busiest international air passenger gateway into North America. The facility opened in 1948 as New York International Airport and was commonly known as Idlewild Airport. Following U.S. President John F. Kennedy’s assassination in 1963, the airport was renamed John F. Kennedy International Airport as a tribute to the 35th President.

JFK Airport has six terminals, containing 131 gates in total. The terminals are numbered 1–8 but skip terminals 3 (demolished in 2013) and 6 (demolished in 2011). There are variety of hotels and motels conveniently located near JFK Airport many of which offer hotel courtesy shuttles. To connect with a courtesy shuttle, take AirTrain to Federal Circle Station.

 

Fast Facts

-More than ninety airlines operate from the airport, with nonstop or direct flights to destinations in all six inhabited continents.

-Offers short term and long term parking, all lots are at the terminals, guests can pre book their parking and save!

-AirTrain service can be accessed from these lots and delivered to all terminals

-New York City Subway, Long Island Rail and the AirTrain all have stops at the airport, so it’s easy to get to the airport by public transit.

-Metered taxi service is available at all airport terminal buildings

-Offers free unlimited WiFi by connecting to the Free JFK WIFI Network

-24 restaurants or grab and go food locations in Terminal 1, available pre and post security check points

-14 restaurants or grab and go food locations in Terminal 2, available pre and post security check points

-32 restaurants or grab and go food locations in Terminal 4, available pre and post security check points

-41 restaurants or grab and go food locations in Terminal 5, available pre and post security check points

-8 restaurants or grab and go food locations in Terminal 7, available pre and post security check points

-14 restaurants or grab and go food locations in Terminal 8, available pre and post security check points

-Offers plenty of charging stations, lounges, nursing suites and service animal relief areas

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JFK Airport shuttles Airplane taking off from JFK Airport

 

 

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