New York John F. Kennedy International Airport is located 24km (15 miles) southeast of Manhattan.
New York, NY 11430
Dialling Code: +1
Telephone: +1-718/24 44 444
Lufthansa at the airport
How to get there
New York John F. Kennedy International Airport is located on Van Wyck Expressway (I-678), which can be accessed from Belt Parkway, Grand Central Parkway and Queens Boulevard.
To reach the airport from Manhattan, take the Queens Midtown toll road and continue on to Long Island Expressway (I-495). Then take the exit to Grand Central Parkway (southbound) before merging on to Van Wyck Expressway.
From Eastern Long Island, take the Long Island Expressway westbound to the Cross Island Parkway and then merge westbound on to Belt Parkway. Turn off at exit 20 for the airport.
From New Jersey, take NJ Turnpike to exit 14C (Holland Tunnel), cross Staten Island on the Staten Island Expressway (I-278) and head east on Belt Parkway.
The AirTrain JFK light rail system links JFK airport’s terminals and the region’s rail transportation network 24 hours a day. AirTrain JFK connects to New York City subway’s (web.mta.info) and Long Island Rail Road (LIRR).
MTA New York City Transit (web.mta.info) buses operate to a number of destinations in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn and Long Island.
The NYC Airporter (NYCAirporter.com) departs every hour for Grand Central and Penn Stations, and the Central Bus Terminal. The Super Shuttle Manhattan (supershuttle.com) runs 24 hours a day and is a shared door-to-door service to any location in Manhattan.
Travellers are advised only to use taxis from the taxi dispatch booths at the airport. There are flat fares to Manhattan (excluding tolls and tips), and the journey time can vary from 40-100 minutes according to traffic conditions on an average day.
Ground transportation information desks are situated in the arrivals areas of all terminals.
The airport provides short- and long-term parking facilities. There are car parks in front of each terminal, in the Central Terminal Area (CTA) parking area.
The long-term car park is located 6.5km (4 miles) from the terminals, at Lefferts Boulevard. Passengers using the long-term car park should allow for at least 30 minutes to reach the terminal. The Howard Beach Station AirTrain JFK connects long-term car parks A and B to Terminal 1 (journey time: 8 minutes).