John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)

John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)

at JFK Access Rd, New York, NY 11430, United States
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  • Mon–Sun
    • 24 Hours
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  • J C.

    Airtrain it back to Manhattan if you're travelling solo. It takes an hour and it's only $7 compared to a $50 cab where you can get stuck in traffic. Just follow the signs.

    J Crowley · January 21, 2010
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  • Alicia Keys

    I can't count how many times I've traveled to and from this airport. It's my second home and the starting point of all of my big journeys. ;-)

    Alicia Keys · June 28, 2011
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  • USA TODAY

    The JetBlue terminal has a board w/ menus for all eateries, so you can decide where to go before schlepping up and down the terminal. Or try the long work bar w/ free WiFi. Read more

    USA TODAY · November 22, 2010
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  • Justine  E.

    Oh you checked a bag? Chances are you're probably reading this while you wait 5 hours for it. Stab yourself now.

    Justine  Ezarik · February 22, 2010
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  • Lufthansa

    Need some rest from New York’s skyscrapers? Go visit “The High Line” in Chelsea! This public park built on a defunct railway that runs 30 feet above Manhattan really is extraordinary and relaxing.

    Lufthansa · October 25, 2012
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  • Shawn B.

    Don't forget you son Kevin at home. He'll most likely have to fend off burglars on his own.

    Shawn Bertrand · October 18, 2010
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  • SkyMall

    Next time you are traveling to and from New York City, go the "Green" way and use the subway and connect with the Airtrain. It only cost 5 dollars to use the Airtrain to/from Howard Beach or Sutphin s

    SkyMall · December 6, 2010
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  • Mike Bloomberg

    Welcome to NYC. Be sure to visit http://nycgo.com to get tips on great things to do and see.

    Mike Bloomberg · October 25, 2011
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  • The New York Daily News

    PHOTO: As the Fab Four land in 1964, Police restrain Beatles fanatics at the airport, at the link! Read more

    The New York Daily News · December 1, 2010
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  • Matthew K.

    Got on a plane, flew away, had an awesome time, came back.

    Matthew Kramer · March 24, 2009
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  • Valentine's Day Movie

    Nothing says “Grand Gesture” like picking up your sweetheart at the airport, especially after hours of delays and body searches. Flowers or food will get you extra points. #vday

    Valentine's Day Movie · February 2, 2010
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  • Crunch Gym

    Air travel can be tough on the knees and joints so while in flight, rotate the ankles in a circular motion one at a time. Then, sit back, relax and enjoy your flight.

    Crunch Gym · September 17, 2010
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  • Robert R.

    In memory of JFK! ...and so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your country. ~JFK (Inaugural Address January 20, 1961)

    Robert Rowe · October 10, 2010
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  • Andrew B.

    Welcome to NYC , you can do anything!

    Andrew Baron · October 2, 2009
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  • Elyse E.

    Take your damn PJ pants off, leave your pillow at home and join adulthood.

    Elyse Estrada · March 20, 2012
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  • City of New York

    Did you know JFK covers 4,930 acres, including 880 acres in the Central Terminal Area and the airport has more than 30 miles of roadway?

    City of New York · May 28, 2013
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  • The New York Daily News

    PHOTO: The British Invasion! Fans crowd the tarmac and rooftops at JFK for a chance to see The Beatles' first steps in America in 1964, at the link! Read more

    The New York Daily News · December 1, 2010
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  • Mike Bloomberg

    Impress your friends – ask them the original name for JFK International Airport. Answer: Idlewild (changed to JFK in 1963).

    Mike Bloomberg · October 25, 2011
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  • Eater

    Top dining options: Croque Madame at term 2 gates 21-22, Bar Brace at term 3 gate 15, Deep Blue Sushi and La Vie both at term 5 at the Marketplace, and The Palm term 4 Mezz West. Read more

    Eater · July 11, 2012
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  • Blake R.

    Wake up too early and go to the airport.

    Blake Robinson · March 13, 2009
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  • The Most Interesting Man in the World

    The pilot on my last flight was kind enough to offer me his seat.

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  • C N.

    Bring earplugs or headphone for screeching children. They are on every plane-you can usually find them in the seat directly behind me.

    C Nishi · June 20, 2010
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  • City of New York

    JFK was originally named Idlewild Airport and was constructed in April 1942. On December 24, 1963, the airport was rededicated John F. Kennedy International Airport.

    City of New York · January 22, 2013
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  • Jess S.

    Flight attendants don't control weather, so stop bitching at them.

    Jess S. · March 14, 2010
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  • Travel + Leisure

    The JetBlue terminal has an unrivaled culinary monopoly. Deep Blue’s sushi menu is by Buddakan’s Michael Schulson, and Brasserie La Vie is run by former chefs at NYC hot spots Balthazar and Pastis.

    Travel + Leisure · July 30, 2012
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  • Jason M.

    If you have time to kill, read through the rest of these tips for JFK. Some hilarious stuff.

    Jason Mowery · October 17, 2010
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  • gammy d.

    stay in your seat until the seatbelt sign goes off, then get your bags and stand in the aisle until the doors open

    gammy dodger · August 31, 2009
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  • Mitch V.

    Try the airplanes. They're fantastic.

    Mitch Voth · January 4, 2013
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  • Paul B.

    It's called a "moving walkway", people; not a "moving stand-way"

    Paul Bouchier-Hayes · October 2, 2010
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  • Paul B.

    Tweet @Flightstatus your flight number and receive real-time flight information directly to you via Twitter

    Paul Brugger · May 27, 2013
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  • Charles E.

    Whatever time you were going to show up, go earlier!

    Charles Edge · February 5, 2012
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  • Lisa E.

    If you're headed to Manhattan, take the AirTrain to Jamaica Station, then the LIRR to Penn Station. Costs $10 - $15, depending when you're traveling & takes half the time of the E train.

    Lisa E · September 21, 2010
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  • Christine N.

    Not a fan of the Delta terminal.

    Christine Ngo · August 30, 2010
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  • Kari

    Can someone tell me who thought carpet in an airport would be a good idea? It's like a malaria blanket took over.

    Kari · October 18, 2010
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  • Eric D.

    Do your part and don't act retarded. Speed up the process.

    Eric Dicapua · October 12, 2010
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  • Perry Ellis

    Business or Leisure Travel? Perry Ellis has you covered with stylish suits & dress shirts that travel well. Sport our comfortable, casual looks when you unwind. Work or play, travel with Perry Ellis! Read more

    Perry Ellis · June 13, 2011
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  • seth g.

    After getting out of a virgin redeye, avoid the first peets coffee which has a long line, and find the peets past security (20 yards past baggage claim stairwell)

    seth goldstein · September 27, 2010
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  • Benedict C.

    No matter what airline your fly, make sure you're at the gate 45 minutes to an hour prior to departure. Doors close 10 minutes prior to departure. Airplanes don't wait for you, YOU wait for airplanes.

    Benedict Corpuz · May 17, 2012
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  • NYC: The Official Guide

    Need a cheap way into Manhattan? Try AirTrain JFK. For $5 (children under 5 free) AirTrain JFK will take you to the subway or Long Island Rail Road. The usual subway/LIRR fares apply. Read more

    NYC: The Official Guide · March 22, 2013
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  • Larry C.

    Bring something to read. You're going to be awhile.

    Larry Cornett · October 10, 2009
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  • Greg S.

    If Hell was an airport, it would be JFK. Take 2 Xanax

    Greg Steiner · February 26, 2010
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  • Meyvemix Juice

    Welcome to NYC :)

    Meyvemix Juice · June 4, 2014
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  • Sergey 136th

    You can always use free wi-fi internet near delta & sky priority lounges. Name of network "tmobile" and it has no password,

    Sergey 136th · December 2, 2012
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  • Jason K.

    At Terminal 5? Head to the Cibo sandwich counter right after security and order a turkey, Brie, honey mustard on ciabatta. Then eat it.

    Jason Keath · October 4, 2010
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  • Fran K.

    Welcome to New York! Now eat some pizza!

    Fran Krause · May 4, 2010
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  • Best Delegate

    Take the Air Train to Jamaica Station ($5) and the Long Island Railroad to NY Penn Station ($8.75) for a cheap and convenient way into the city.

    Best Delegate · September 6, 2011
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  • Shawn👑 P.

    Really smooth tarmacs. Try tarmac #7! It always goes down smooth!

    Shawn👑 Pelsinger · January 19, 2011
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  • Kurt

    Fly JetBlue or Virgin America, nicer planes with more in-flight entertainment and they fly out of the less crowded International Terminals.

    Kurt · October 11, 2010
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  • Dave K.

    Don't shut off your phone until you are really about to take off. You may wait "in line" on the runway up to 45 minutes.

    Dave Kerpen · October 15, 2012
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  • LAN

    DICA PARA OS BRASILEIROS: Precisa se locomover entre os 8 terminais? Utilize o AirTrain. Ele é gratuito e percorre a área dos terminais, estacionamento e aluguel de veículos.

    LAN · November 30, 2012
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