John F. Kennedy airport

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JFK Airport Location

John F. Kennedy airport, (IATA: JFK) is one of the 5 airports serving the New York/New Jersey area with domestic, international and intercontinental flights. During 2021, 30,78 million passengers passed through it. It is located in Queens, 16 miles (26 km) southeast of Midtown Manhattan. (SEE MAP).

Contact information:

Official Website - Facebook - Twitter - Customer service: Tel- +1 (718) 244-4444

Hotel at the airport and the surroundings

TWA Hotel is right next to the Terminal 5. In addition, there are several accommodation alternatives near the airport.

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Terminals:

There are 6 Terminals: 1, 2, 4, 5, 7 and 8, open 24 hours a day. A free train (AirTrain) links all terminals with each other, the parking lots and the car rental facilities. Learn more

Services:

The airport has restaurants, grab & go, cafes and bars as well as a wide variety of shops including duty free articles, clothing and fashion, cosmetics, electronics and telephones, alcoholic beverages, candies, etc. Terminal 1 (boarding area) and 4 (public area). There are some 24-hour options in Terminal 1 (boarding area) and 4 (public area). In addition, passengers can find convenience stores with regional products, books and newspapers. There are also several amenities such as: ATMs, free Wi-fi access, charging stations, international Currency Exchange, Baggage Storage, Secure Wrap, nursing rooms, Beauty & Spa, VIP lounges, luggage carts, working spaces, Service Animal & Pet Relief and a hotel in Terminal 5.

Public and Private Transportation

AirTrain

The 24-hour JFK AirTrain is the fastest and easiest way to move around JFK Airport. The system connects all passenger terminals to airport parking lots, the hotel shuttle pick-up area, the rental car center, and NYC’s public transportation network at Jamaica and Howard Beach Stations, where you can connect with the subway, the Long Island Rail Road, and public buses. Learn more

NYC Subway System

The AirTrain links all passenger terminals with NYC’s Subway system at Jamaica and Howard Beach Stations. At Jamaica, you can take the E, J or Z lines. At Howard Beach, you can take the A line. All NYC Subway fares are separate from AirTrain, but they can be paid using any MetroCard. The fare is $2.75 USD. Learn more

Long Island Railroad

This commuter rail links Jamaica station with Penn Station, located in Midtown Manhattan, and Atlantic Terminal, located in Downtown Brooklyn, as well as all Long Island destinations. Fares and schedules vary by time and day. Travel time can be significantly shorter than using the subway. Learn more

Bus services

There are several MTA bus services to south Jamaica, east New York, Kew Gardens/Ozone Park as well as shuttle buses connecting JFK airport with LaGuardia airport and Newark airport. Learn more

Taxi services

Official Nyc Yellow Taxi cab services have their stands located outside each terminal for safe and legitimate transportation. The  Flat Manhattan Fare is $52 (Does not include tolls, tip). Lyft is available at the Cell Phone Lot and Limousine Lot and Uber pick up area is in arrivals or baggage claim area Terminals 1-4, and in departures level T5. Learn more

Car rental:

If you want to rent a car at JFK airport, you will find rental car counters or courtesy telephones on the Arrivals level of each terminal. Learn more

Airlines

Airlines operating at JFK airport. More than 70 airlines operate out of JFK.

Vip Lounges

There are several airline lounges at JFK airport in all terminals - VIP LOUNGE PASS

Parking

There are 4 parking lots, including economy lot, garage, short and long term. In short-term parking lots there are parking spaces assigned for passengers with reduced mobility. Besides there are free Cell Phone Lots for dropping off or picking up a passenger as well as the Kiss & Fly zone located at the AirTrain JFK Lefferts Boulevard Station. Learn more

FAQs

Answers to passengers frequently asked questions