John F. Kennedy International Airport - New York

Airport Information

  • IATA Code: JFK
  • ICAO Code: KJFK
  • Operator: Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
  • Location: Queens, New York, U.S.
  • Website: https://www.jfkairport.com/

John F. Kennedy International Airport - New York

Queens, New York, USA.

JFK is the primary international airport serving New York City.

The airport is the busiest international air passenger gateway into North America, & one of the busiest airport in the world, and the busiest airport in the New York airport system, a host of airlines operate from the airport, with nonstop or direct flights to destinations in all six inhabited continents.

JFK is located in the Jamaica neighbourhood of Queens in New York, 16 miles (26 km) southeast of Midtown Manhattan. The 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. JFK was also formerly a hub for Pan Am, TWA, Eastern, National, and Tower Air. The facility opened in 1948 as New York International Airport and was commonly known as Idlewild Airport.

Following John F. Kennedy’s assassination in 1963, the airport was renamed John F. Kennedy International Airport as a tribute to the 35th President.

Airport News

JFK Airport's Terminal 4 Awarded LEED platinum Certification

JFK Terminal 4 Becomes First Pre-Existing Airline Terminal in Nation Certified as LEED Platinum Environmental Achievement Aligns with Port Authority’s Agencywide Goal of Reaching Net-Zero Emissions by 2050 The Port Authority of New York and New …

$9.5 Billion New Terminal One is a Major Step Forward for Port Authority's JFK Transformation

Designed by Gensler and AECOM, the largest privately funded terminal in the country will serve as an international gateway to the U.S. and will encompass over 300,000 square feet of dining, retail, lounges, and recreational …

JFK Terminal 4 Launches Experimental Pop-Up Selfie Station

The interactive installation is a collaboration with three local New York-based brands JFKIAT, the operator of Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport, has launched a Selfie Station, an experiential pop-up activation conceived in collaboration …

Enhancements to the World Class Experience at JFK International Airport unveiled by American Airlines & British Airways

American Airlines and British Airways announced more details regarding plans to co-locate operations at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s (JFK) Terminal 8 beginning Dec. 1, 2022. Enabled by a $400 million investment to redevelop, expand …

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