Official website

Contact information:

Phone: (718) 244-4444

Getting there:

The airport is located 18 miles from midtown Manhattan. Driving time is subject to traffic. It usually takes up to 90 minutes to get there.

Parking information:

Parking starts at $15 daily, $5 for each subsequent eight-hour period at a long-term lot located 4 miles from the airport at Lefferts Boulevard. The Air Train connects the lot with the airport terminals daily every 4 to 8 minutes from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. and 12 minutes from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Please note that the red parking lot next to Terminals 8 and 9 is closed until 2007. More information here.

Ground transportation:


The Air Train connects the airport terminals to four subway lines and the Long Island Rail Railroad.


Flat fares to Manhattan costs around $45 plus tolls and tip. For other destinations, there is a 50-cent surcharge for trips from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily and and a $1 surcharge for trips from 4 to 8 p.m.on weekdays.

Shuttle buses:

Various shuttle buses run to and from the airport to different points in the city. Fares range from $15 to $19 each way.

Rental Cars:

The following companies serve JFK:


Getting around JFK:

The Air Train connects all airport terminals with parking lots, hotel shuttle areas, and rental car facilities.

Airport amenities:


Machines are located in all terminals.

Lost and found:

Phone: (718) 244-4225/6AMENITIES/USEFUL INFO

See what services, shops and eateries are available at JFK.

Lost and found: (718) 244-4225/6

WiFi is available in terminals 1, 8 and 9.

ATMs: Cash machines are available in all JFK terminals.

Information for travelers with disabilities

"Power Poles" in terminals 1 and 9 offer outlets for travelers to charge cell phones and other devices.

Airport Insider
  • It may not have quite the cachet of Rodeo Drive, but JFK boasts its share of swanky retailers, including Cartier, Hermes, Ferragamo and Bvlgari in Terminal 1.
  • Craving a cruller? JFK has a Dunkin' Donuts in terminals 3, 6 and 8.
  • Get connected at JFK with WiFi in terminals 8 and 9.
  • Get a chair massage at JFK at Xpress Spa in terminal 4.
  • Need a jolt? Starbucks is in terminals 2, 3 and 9; Seattle's Best and Peet's Coffee are in terminal 7.