JFK Airport Informational Guide to John F. Kennedy International - New York (JFK) - NON OFFICIAL

JFK Airport

Use this website to quickly find the most important information about John F. Kennedy International Airport: Flights (Departures, Arrivals and Delays), Parking, Car Rentals, Terminals, Hotels near the airport and other information about JFK Airport. Plan your travel to JFK Airport with the information provided in this site. Check New York’s Travel Guide at Bautrip for more information about New York.


It is a major international gateway hub for American Airlines and Delta Air Lines. It is also a focus city for JetBlue, Norse Atlantic Airways and Polar Air Cargo.


During 2023, John F. Kennedy Airport registered a total of 62,440,306 passengers. 

Terminals + info

At JFK Airport there are the following terminals: 

Terminal 1
Opened in 1998. It has 11 gates.
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Terminal 4
Opened in 2013, is the terminal at JFK that operates with more international arrival flights. It has a big shopping mall.
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Terminal 5
The major airline operating at the terminal is JetBlue. T5 it is known as well as TWA Flight Center. 
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Terminal 7
It is operated by British Airways. It has gates from 1 to 12 and the building has arrivals, departures and concourse levels.
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Terminal 8
It is the largest terminal in the Airport. It has two concourses (B and C) with 12 and 17 gates respectively.
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Services + info

At JFK Airport passengers will find the following services available: 

- Restaurants and cafeterias
- Shops
- Duty Free
- Restrooms 
- Drinking Fountains
- Pet Relief Areas
- Phones 
- Passengers assistance

You can check terminal by terminal which services are available.

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.  

Transportation + info

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

AirTrain: Connects to NYC Subway, LIRR, all the Terminals and the airport’s Parking lots.
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Train: By taking the AirTrain first, passengers can get to Jamaica Station, where can take the train. 
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Subway: JFK is connected to New York’s subway by AirTrain JFK.
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Bus: There are buses that connect the Airport with New York City and other vicinities.
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Transfer: If you want private transportation to and from the Airport you can book a transfer. 
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NYC Taxi: Get to Manhattan in just 40 minutes from JFK. 
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Car Rental: There are several companies operating at the Airport.
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Address: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Queens, NY 11430, USA

Telephone: +1 718-244-4444

Inter-Terminal Transportation + info

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

It is a free service within the terminals areas and to the parking lots, hotels shuttles and car rental. Children under five travel for free.

About New York

New York is one of the most famous cities around the world. And we know why. Stroll through Central Park green areas, visit the Brooklyn Bridge and Dumbo, go up the Empire State or take a walk in the High Line.

You can’t miss a visit in Broadway, Times Square, and the 5th Avenue. Grand Central Terminal is another must see in the city, as well as the MET, the MOMA or the American Natural History Museum.

There is always a plan for everybody in New York, the city that never sleeps.   

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