JFK Airport

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John F. Kennedy International Airport (IATA: JFK, ICAO: KJFK) refered to as JFK is an international airport located in Jamaica, Queens, in the south-eastern portion of New York City. It is about 12 miles southeast of Lower Manhattan.

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JFK International Airport is operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which manages the three other major airports in the New York metropolitan area, Newark Liberty International Airport, LaGuardia Airport and Teterboro Airport. Over ninety airlines operate out of JFK in the 6 inhabitated contents with non-stop or direct flights. It is the base of operations for JetBlue Airways and is a major international gateway hub for American Airlines and Delta Air Lines.
JFK has 6 operating airline terminals, 4 runways and 128 aircraft gates serve the terminals.In 2017, John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), handled more than 58.9 million passengers, reaching a new annual record. JFK is the 6th busiest airport in USA, the busiest international air passenger gateway in the United States and the busiest airport in the New York City airport system.

Terminals 1, 2, 4 and 5

Terminal 1

Opened in 1998. It has 11 gates (from 1 to 11) and the terminal building has 4 levels: arrivals, mezzanine, departures and concourse level. The terminal is able to handle Airbus A380. [more]


Terminal 2

Is exclusively used by Delta Air Lines. It has gates from C60 to C70. The terminal building has two levels: arrivals and departures. [more]


Terminal 4

Opened in 2013, is the terminal at JFK that operates with more international arrival flights. It has 38 gates and 3 levels: arrivals, departures and concourse levels. It has a big shopping mall. [more]


Terminal 5

The major airline operating at the terminal is JetBlue. T5 it is known as well as TWA Flight Center. It has gates from 1-31 and the building has 3 areas: arrivals, skywalks and departures. [more]

Terminals 7 and 8

Terminal 7

It is operated by British Airways. It has gates from 1 to 12 and the building has arrivals, departures and concourse levels.. [more]


Terminal 8

is the largest terminal in the airport. it has two concourses (B and C) with 12 and 17 gates respectively. Both concourses are connected through a walkway. The building has two levels: arrivals, departures. [more]


JFK Airport in numbers

- 4 runways (two pairs of parallel runways)

- 6 operating Terminals (numbered 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8) with a total of 128 gates.

- Largest airlines operating at JFK are Delta Airlines and JetBlue, with more than 10 millions passengers per year each one.

- The busiest international routes from John F. Kennedy airport are: London and Paris.

- The busiest domestic routes are Los Angeles and San Francisco.

- More than 70 airlines operate out of JFK and connect with over 50 countries.



There are various means of transport between JFK airport and New York City and surroundings:


- AirTrain: Connects to NYC Subway, LIRR, Terminals and airport’s Parking lots. [more]


- Trains: NYC Subway, LIRR. [more]


- Subway: JFK is connected to New York's subway and commuter rail system by AirTrain JFK.[more]


- Buses: there are buses that connect the airport with New York City and stop at different stations. [more]


- NYC Taxi: from the airport it is available the local Taxi Transportation. [more]


- Airport Transfers (Car and Van Service): private transportation and shared rides. [more]


- Car Rental: There are several companies operating at the airport. Check this page in order to compare and book online.

Inter-Terminal Transportation

The AirTrain JFK is an elevated railway in New York City that provides service to JFK Airport. It stops in all airport terminals (outside the terminal buildings except for Terminal 4) and parking areas. Is connected to the Long Island Rail Road and New York City Subway in Queens. The service operates 24/7.

Fares: Free within the terminals areas and to the parking lots, hotels shuttles and car rental. Children under five travel for free.


Contact information

Address: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Queens, NY 11430, USA
Telephone:+1 718-244-4444


Lost and found

Contact the Port Authority Police Lost and Found Custodian at:

Phone: +1 (718) 244-4225

Email: jfklostandfound@panynj.gov

For items lost at the TSA Security Check Point, contact: TSA Lost and Found at +1 (718) 917-3999.

Please, contact your airline’s baggage service office for further information.  

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