JFK Airport

John F. Kennedy

JFK Airport
John F. Kennedy
JFK Airport
John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy International Airport is the primary international airport serving New York City. Opened as New York International Airport in 1948, was renamed in 1963 as a tribute to John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, after his assassination.
 
JFK Airportsituated in Long Island, is 19 km from Manhattan. The JFK airport features six passenger terminals and four runways. It serves as a hub for both American Airlines and Delta Air Lines, and it is the primary operating base for JetBlue Airways. 
 
It's scheduled a plan for renovate the airport with two new international terminals. The construction is expected for the beginning of 2020 and complete in 2025.
 
INFORMATION
Management company: The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Address: (718) 244-4444
Telephone: Queens, New York 11430, United States of America
Websitejfkairport.com

TECHNICAL DATA
IATA code: JFK
ICAO code: KJFK
National code: US

Flights
 
Transport to/from the airport
Subway
From the terminal of JFK Airport, the ‘AirTrain’ airport bus, which is free of charge, travels to the airport stations of Jamaica and Howard Beach, where travellers can find the subway (Jamaica: lines E, J or Z; Howard Beach: line A). Duration of the subway ride to Midtown Manhattan: from 50 to 75 minutes.
 
Train
Another option from Jamaica Station is Long Island Rail Road, the railway line that leads to Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan in 20 minutes, and to Atlantic Terminal in the centre of Brooklyn.
 
Taxi
Taxis are also available from/to the JFK Airport and New York.
 
Rental Cars
Rental cars from Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Payless and Thrifty in the Arrivals area of each terminal of JFK Airport.
 
 
Text by Alisè Vitri
Photo: Sisterscom.com, Shutterstock
Copyright © Sisterscom.com
Updated December 2018
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