JFK Airport Information

JFK Airport Address

John F. Kennedy International Airport

JFK Expy & S Cargo Road (Intersection of two streets)

Jamaica, NY 11430

JFK Airport mailing address

Building 14

Jamaica, NY 11430

John F. Kennedy International Airport is an international airport located in Jamaica, Queens, southeast of New York City.

IATA code - JFK

ICAO code - KJFK


Operated by - The airport has been operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey under a lease with New York City since 1947.


Time Zone - EST (GMT -5)


History - Construction of the airport began in 1942 with modest ambitions. Only 1,000 acres (4 km²) of land on the site of Idlewild golf course were earmarked for use. The golf course provided the airport's original namesake, Idlewild Airport. First commercial flights began on July 1, 1948. The airport was formally dedicated as New York International Airport on July 31, 1948. It was re-dedicated on December 24, 1963 as John F. Kennedy International Airport, following action of the Mayor and Council of the City of New York, and a resolution of the Commissioners of the Port Authority. After the September 11, 2001 attacks, JFK was one of the first airports in the United States to be temporarily closed.

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JFK_Specialist

My daughter is arriving JFK air berlin at terminal 8. She has a connecting flight with sun country at terminal 4 -is there porter service available to help from one terminal to the other?

Yes.
JFK_Specialist

Hi,
Are there Delta, Continetal, AA, or US Airways liunges at terminal 1?
Thanks

Yes there are.

can someone please give me a dirct fax or phone number to admirals club lounge and the international code froms australia, as the fax given on the aa website does not work. please i just want to get incontact with the lounge.

Are there shrink wrapping machines in Term 8. Going overseas (AA) and would like to add some protection against theft. If so, where is it, when do you use it, what is the procedure? Thanks!

booked on a Delta flight 2250 from ATL to JFK
connecting to Delta flight 3851 from JFK to Halifax Canada

I have a layover period of 57 minutes

Do i arrive and depart from the same terminal 3 ???
Do i have enough time to catch the connnecting flight to Halifax within 57 minutes
I assume Canadian customs are done in Halifax
Please advise
Thank you
WAKMAN

Both flights are at terminal 3. Make sure you have all bags clipped to final destination and make sure you have all your boarding passes ready with you. This is a very tight connection as any delay may cut you loose. JFK_Specialist

I am supposed to be returning from South Africa Airlines at approx 8:30 am on 20 Oct 2011. I need to connect to an 11:05 flight to DCA. Will I have enough time to go through customs?

2-1/2 hours should be sufficient time provided you are not delayed on arrival.

Hi,

I have to spend over 5 hours in airport and would like to rent a children trolley for that time. Is it available in JFK airport and how much does it cost?

BR/Villem

No children trolley available but you have a regular trolley for 5 dollars available at JFK airport.
JFK_Specialist

Hello. I am looking to have or hire a staff to assist a teen from international terminal directly to a domestic one..aid with checking bags etc. how do i arrange this or who does this? does the airport have such services or do you have numbers for private agency? thanks!!!

Inquire with your airlines for that extra service.

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