John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) is the largest airport serving the New York metropolitan area. More than 450,000 takeoffs and landings are carried out at JFK Airport annually. To handle such a large volume of traffic, JFK International Airport has as many as six passenger terminals and four runways.
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Transfer from the airport
JFK Airport is located 26 kilometers southeast of downtown Manhattan. While at the airport, you can take the AirTrain JFK, which will quickly and conveniently take you to the Howard Beach and Jamaica subway stations. On the second of these, you can also change to the train. The trip to downtown Manhattan should take you about an hour. You'll also get to various New York City neighborhoods by buses, which run around the clock. At JFK Airport, you can also take advantage of New York's cab and car rental services. Parking lots are also available, and you can check how full they are in real time on the John F. Kennedy International Airport website. (opens in a new tab)
Amenities for travellers
You can expect to find a variety of stores, restaurants and amenities at JFK Airport terminals. Dining options include a wide range of restaurants and bars, points with children's menus and also cafes. The selection of stores and service outlets is also extensive: newspapers, books, electronics, fashion and footwear, alcohol, flowers, souvenirs - you can buy it all at JFK Airport. It won't be a problem either if you want to use a SPA, a chapel, a business lounge or a currency exchange office. Of course, you'll also find a duty-free zone in JFK Airport terminals.
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