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

JFK Terminal 8

JFK Airport Terminal 8 is the largest passenger terminal at JFK Airport. Its dimension is twice the size of Madison Square Garden, in NYC. The terminal is able to handle nearly 13M passengers annually.

Location: Check the terminal map at terminals page to get an overview of the terminal location.


Arrivals level

It has the baggage claim area, the U.S. customs, AirTrain Station and access to other ground transportation options. 

Departures level

In this level passengers will find the check-in desks and after the security checkpoint there is access to the different gates, divided into two concourses: Concourse B and Concourse C .

Concourse B

In this concourse there are 12 gates: 1 to 8, 10, 14 and 16. 

Concourse C 

In Concourse C there are 17 gates: 31 to 47. Passenger access to Concourse C is done by an underground tunnel which includes moving walkways.

transfer between terminals

By the AirTrain system is easy to transfer from JFK Terminal 8 to other terminals at John F. Kennedy Airport, since all airport terminals are connected to its network. Train frequency is every 2 to 5 minutes and operates 24/7. Service is free between terminals. You can also connect to the parking lots, hotel shuttle and rental car facilities.

The AirTrain stations are located next to the short-term parking lot at each Terminal. 

Find more information on the AirTrain page


- Services and Facilities
- ATM, Banks and Currency Exchange
- Stores and Duty Free
- Restaurants, Food and Café

See more Terminal 8 services


American Airlines Flagship First Dining: Terminal 8. Services: premium food, drinks, snacks, Wi-Fi, among others. 

American Airlines Flagship Lounge (Temp Admirals Club): Terminal 8. Open from 4:00am until 7:00pm. Services: snacks, Wi-Fi, shoers, TV, among others. 

American Airlines Admirals Club: Terminal 8. Services: snacks, drinks, showers, Wi-Fi, among others. 

Purchase your pass for JFK Airport lounges here