There are 8 operating airline terminals At JFK Airport, Terminals 1 to 8. Terminals are located around the central terminal area (CTA). The terminals and parking lots in the central terminal area are divided into five areas.

Telephone numbers:

Police/Emergency Services
(718) 244-4333

Lost and Found
(718) 244-4225
(718) 244-4226

Medical Services
(718) 656-5344
Building 198

Airport Information
(718) 244-4444



Could you please tell me in which of the air trains (and to what direction) I should take to go to T8 from T6 as soon as possible.

Also, if the last check-in is 1 hour before flight, is it realistic that I can make it through the security and be a the gate in 1 hour?

Thank you so much!

Take it on track 2 towards all terminals. Yes it is realistic to go through security within one hour.

I'm trying to make reservations from Dublin and then on to Los Angeles. I have a flight that will arrive from Dublin in Terminal 4 @ 7:40 PM and I want to catch a 9:00 PM flight in Terminal 7. Can I make it, what train should a take between terminals?

You should be able to make especially after clearing Customs and Immigration in Dublin Ireland. Take it on track 2 between terminals.

Hello. I will be traveling with two small children between JFK and LHR on British Airways out of Terminal 7 in July. My mother is planning to accompany me to help me out with the kids. She has no status on BA and would like to fly her preferred carrier, Delta, or a partner airline - they leave out of terminal 3. Is there any way for my mother to spend time with me and the children in Terminal 7 prior to our flight even though she will be flying later out of Terminal 3?


Yes but only in the pre security area.

Hi i will be landing in jfk from las vegas at 19.10pm and catching a connecting flight to dublin at 20.30pm. Will 1hr 20 mins be enought time?

You should be OK flying from domestic to international.

I am flying into terminal 3 and the connecting to a flight out of terminal 1. My question is since it appears that the terminals are not connected, do I leave the secure area and will I have to go thru a TAS security Checkpoint between my flights? I have 2.5 hours layover. Is this enough time? thanks


You will clear security again at T1 before your second flight. You have enough time for a connection.

I am planning to visit US this coming June. my concern is the procedure of transit between international to domestic flight.
Do I need to go to immigration & custom to re-check in my baggage ? my flight will be from heathrow to JFK to Orlando.
also the transfer from T7 to T8.

You will clear immigration and customs first then you will recheck your bags through Customs. From T7 take any train on track 2 to terminal 8.


I'm arriving tomorrow around 1 pm from Pittsburgh in Terminal 8 (American Eagle) to catch a connecting flight to Zurich at 5.40 pm (AA) also in Terminal 8. I would like to spend the long waiting time with shopping in Terminal 4. Would it be possible to check in my suitcase and leave terminal 8 or do stay there as soon as I'm checking in?

Thanks for your help.


I am arriving from Hong Kong on Cathay Pacific and connecting on AA to Toronto. Do I need to collect my bags, clear Immigration/customs before connecting to my flight to Canada?


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