International Airports - USA

New York JFK Airport (JFK)


The New York JFK International Airport is the fifth busiest airport by passenger traffic in the world. Each year over 61 million passengers arrive or depart from JFK.

The airport is also called the "John F. Kennedy International Airport" or simply "Kennedy Airport".

New York JFK
New York City

Location of JFK Airport

The JFK International Airport is located 12 miles (19 km) from Lower Manhattan.

Airport Hotels

There are a number of good hotels located near Kennedy Airport (JFK).

Ground Transportation

The JFK Airport is connected to Midtown Manhattan via the AirTrain system. The AirTrain transports passengers from each of the airport terminals to the New York subway and commuter rail system. There is no charge to take the AirTrain between airport terminals, however, a $5 charge on trips to the two subway stations. Travel time between the airport and Midtown Manhattan is 30-40 minutes.

JFK Arrivals and Departures

For real-time flight arrival and departure information, please visit the official website for the JFK Airport.

New York Tourist Information

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