New York JFK airport (JFK)

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New York JFK airport (JFK)

John F. Kennedy International Airport, opened on July 1, 1948, is one of the busiest in the country. Together with Newark and La Guardia airports, it serves the entire metropolitan area of New York and New Jersey. It operates with domestic and international flights to the entire globe.

Official Website: jfkairport.com
Number of Terminals - 6 - Terminals 1, 2, 4, 5, 7 and 8, open 24 hours a day. A free train (AirTrain) links all terminals with each other, the parking lots and the car rental facilities.
Annual passenger traffic: 59.3 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +1 718 244 4444. On the Arrivals level of every terminal there are information centers and travelers aid counters (Tel +1 718 656 4870).

Location

The airport is situated in Jamaica Queens, to the southeast of New York, about 19 km (12 miles) away from Manhattan.

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On the Arrivals level of each terminal you can find either a counter or a courtesy telephone to contact the agencies. Cars are located in Federal Circle Station, accessible via the AirTrain.

Advantage (Tel +1 800 777 5500 - 24 hours a day)
Alamo (Tel +1 888 233 8749 - 24 hours a day)
Avis (Tel +1 718 244 5406 / 800 230 4898 - 24 hours a day)
Budget (Tel +1 718 656 1890 / 800 527 0700 - 24 hours a day)
Dollar (Tel +1 800 800 4000 - 24 hours a day)
Enterprise (Tel +1 718 553 7013 / 800 736 8222 - 6:00 am to 0:00 am)
Hertz (Tel +1 718 656 7600 / 800 654 3131 - 24 hours a day)
National (Tel +1 718 632 8300 / 888 826 6890 - 24 hours a day)
Payless (Tel +1 800 729 5377 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Thrifty (Tel +1 800 331 3550 - 24 hours a day)

 

Car rental search

There are lots for short and long stays, linked to each other and to all terminals through the free AirTrain. Charging stations for electric vehicles are available. There is also a passenger pick-up zone (Cell Phone Lot) with no charge and a drop-off area (Kiss and Fly). More information: Tel +1 718 244 4168. Rates

Green, Blue, Yellow, Orange, Red Garages- Multi-storey facilities adjacent to the terminals, for short stays.
Long-Term Lot 9- Remote, economy area.

 

Facilities include ramps, adapted telephones and toilets, designated parking spots close to the entrance to the terminals, accessible drinking fountains, relief areas for service animals. The transportation systems are accessible for passengers with reduced mobility. Inform your airline in advance about any special needs.