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New York JFK International Airport(JFK): John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) is an international airport located in Jamaica, Queens, southeast of New York City.JFK comprises 4930 acres and lies 12.7 feet above sea level. It has more than 30 miles of roadways, 8 terminals, and an automated rail system. It keeps on changing to meet the growing demands of air travelers. Recent improvements include a new control tower and a complete international arrivals terminal.

John F. Kennedy International Airport Details:

JFK International Airport Contact:
Address: (Intersection of two streets) JFK Expressway & South Cargo Road
Building 14, Jamaica, NY 11430


JFK Airport History: In 1942 the construction of the airport was started. Only 1,000 acres (4 km²) of land on the site of Idlewild golf course were earmarked for the purpose. The golf course provided the airport's original namesake, Idlewild Airport. First commercial flights started on July 1, 1948. The airport was formally dedicated as New York International Airport on July 31, 1948. It was re-dedicated on December 24, 1963 as John F. Kennedy International Airport, following action of the Mayor and Council of the City of New York, and a resolution of the Commissioners of the Port Authority. After the September 11, 2001 attacks, JFK was one of the first airports in the United States to be temporarily closed.

Location and Driving Directions: How to Get to JFK Airport :

From the East (Long Island): - Southern State Parkway: Take the Southern State Parkway west until the highway's name changes to the Belt Parkway. Follow the signs for JFK airport at exit 20.

- Long Island Expressway or Northern State: Drive west on the Long Island Expressway (L.I.E.) to the Cross Island Parkway and go south to the Southern State Parkway/Belt Parkway. Then drive west to exit 20 for JFK Airport.

From the South: - Drive north on the NJ Turnpike to Exit 13 for the Goethals Bridge (Tolls $8.00), and follow to the Staten Island Expressway (I-278) to the Verrazano Bridge ($11.00 for passenger vehicles, one-way charge). Exit the bridge to take the Belt Parkway east. At exit 19 take the Nassau Expressway (NY-878), this is towards the airport.

From the West: - Via I-78: Travel east on I-78 to the New Jersey Turnpike south to Exit 13. Cross the Goethals Bridge (Tolls $8.00 from NJ to Staten Island) to the Staten Island Expressway (I-278) to the Verrazano Bridge ($11.00 for passenger vehicles, one-way charge). Take the Belt Parkway from the Verrazano Bridge which will lead u to the Kennedy Airport..

From Up-State New York, Massachusetts & Connecticut: - Head south on the Thruway-Major Deegan Expressway to the Cross Bronx Expressway (I-95). Take the Cross Bronx Expressway east to I-678. Follow I-678 south across the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge (Toll $5.50) to the Van Wyck Expressway south. The Van Wyck will lead directly to Kennedy Airport. directions above.

- Take I-95 south to the Bruckner Expressway. Take the exit for the I-678 (Hutchinson River Parkway) and follow it across the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge (Toll $5.50) to the Van Wyck Expressway which leads directly to Kennedy Airport.

- Head south on I-684 to the Hutchinson River Parkway (I-678). Follow the Hutchinson River Parkway south across the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge (Toll $5.50) and to the Van Wyck Expressway (I-678) which will lead directly to the airport.



New York JFK Airport Parking: The different types of parking facilities present in New York JFK International Airport are:

Long-Term JFK Airport Parking: Located at Lefferts Blvd, 4 miles from CTAAir Train services link parking with the terminals.:

Parking Rates are $18 for up to 24 hours and $6 for each 8-hour period over first 24 hours.

Daily JFK Airport Parking: - Green parking at Terminals 1,2,3
- Blue parking at Terminal 4
- Yellow parking at Terminals 5 & 6
- Orange parking at Terminal 7
- Red at Terminals 8 & 9

Parking charges range from $3 for the first half hour, $6 up to 1 hour, $3 for each additional half hour, and up to $33 maximum each for a 24-hour period.



New York JFK Airport Hotels:

- Crowne Plaza Hotel, Baisley New York 15120
- Ramada Plaza, International Airport Building #144, Jamaica, NY 11430
- JFK Inn, South Conduit Avenue, Jamaica, NY 11434
- Comfort Inn, 153rd Lane Jamaica, NY 11434-4204
- Fairfield Inn and Suites Long Island, Rockaway Boulevard Jamaica, NY 11434
- Comfort Inn Jamaica, Van Wyck Expressway Jamaica, NY 11435
- Holiday Inn, 135th Avenue, Jamaica, NY 11436
- Holiday Inn Express Jamaica, 5370 South Conduit Avenue Jamaica, NY
- Courtyard By Marriott, 145 11 North Conduit Avenue, Jamaica, NY 11436
- Super 8 Motel Jamaica, Jamaica Ave, Jamaica, NY 11435
- Howard Johnson Jamaica, Rockaway Boulevard, Jamaica, NY 11434
- Jamaica Days Inn, 153rd Court Jamaica, NY 11434



Airport Terminal Information: The airport has eight terminals (nine until the early 2000s), seven of which are currently in use. Terminals are located around the central terminal area (CTA). The terminals in the central terminal area are divided into five areas.

Terminal 1: The original Terminal 1, which was built as a hub for Eastern Airlines was demolished. The current Terminal 1 was opened in 1998, 50 years after the opening of JFK, at the direction of the Terminal One Group, a group of four key operating carriers: Air France, Japan Airlines, Korean Airlines and Lufthansa. This partnership was founded after the four airlines reached agreement that existing international carrier facilities were not enough for their needs. Terminal One has the capability to handle the Air France A380 route from Paris Charles De Gaulle. Terminal 1 has 11 gates.

Terminal 1 Airlines: Airlines that operate from JFK Airport Terminal 1 (gates 1-11) are listed below:
- Aeroflot(888) 340-6400
- Aero Mexico (800) 237-6639
- Air China (800) 982-8802
- Air France (800) 237-2747
- Alitalia (800) 223-5730
- Austrian Airlines (800) 843-0002
- Cayman Airways (800) 422-9626
- China Airlines (800) 227-5118
- China Eastern (866) 588-0825
- Japan Airlines (800) 525-3663
- Korean Air (800) 438-5000
- Lufthansa (800) 645-3880
- Royal Air Maroc (800) 344-6726
- Saudi Arabian Airlines (718) 551-3020
- Turkish (516) 247-5402

Terminal 1 Shops:
- American Clothier/Stadium Sports at Arrivals Level East
- API Baggage Storage/Balloons at Arrivals Level West
- API Hotel Reservations/Bag Storage at Arrivals Level West
- ATM at Gate 5
- Bulgari Near Gate 4
- Cartier at Gate 5
- Clinique/Estee Lauder at Arrivals Level West
- Currency Exchange at Departures Level West Concourse Gates 1-3
- Currency Exchange at Checkpoint to Gates 4-10
- Duty Free Int'l Shops at Shopping Area - Duty Free (kiosk) at Arrivals Level East
- Fresh Flowers (kiosk) at Arrivals Level West
- Fresh Flowers (kiosk) at Gate 4
- Hermes Behind Check-in Counters C/D
- Hudson News Behind Check-in Counters G/H
- Hudson News at Gate 4
- Hudson News at Gate 3
- Hudson News (kiosk) at Arrivals Level West
- Hudson News / Euro Café Arrivals Level East
- Internet Café / Cell Phone

Terminal 1 Restaurants:
- Eat & Go Istanbul between Gates 5-7
- Euro Café at Arrivals Lobby
- Sbarro at the Food Court
- Panini Express between Gates 4-6
- Panini Express at Arrivals Level East
- Panini Express (kiosk) at Departures level S Concourse Gate 8
- Sbarro at Departures Level W Concourse Gates 1-3
- Sweet Journey at the Food Court
- Tuscany Café at the Food Court
- Wok & Roll behind Check-in Counters E/F

Terminal 2: Terminal 2 was opened in 1962 as the home of Northeast Airlines, Braniff and Northwest Airlines the demise of Northeast Airlines and Braniff the building was taken over by Delta Air Lines. Delta hopes to merge its two terminals at JFK (2 & 3) into a single modern terminal in the future. It has 7 jet way-equipped gates (20-22, 26-29) and 17 stands for Delta Connections carriers (23A-H, 23J, 25K-N, 25P-S).

Terminal 2 Airlines: Airlines that operate from JFK Airport Terminal 1 (gates 19-30) are listed below:
- Delta (800) 221-1212

Terminal 2 Shops:
- CNN News Stand at the Food & Retail Court
- Duty Free America (kiosk) Near Gate 20
- Hudson News Near Gate 20
- Hudson News (kiosk) at the Arrivals Level
- Kids Works Near Gate 27
- Sky Mall Automated Vending Near Gate 20
- Travel and Leisure at Gate 21
- Travelex Foreign Currency Exchange & ATM Near Gate 20

Terminal 2 Restaurants:
- French Meadow Café at the Food & Retail Court
- Fresh Attractions (kiosk) at Food Court
- The Grove/Smoothie King at Gate 27
- Wendy's at the Food & Retail Court

Terminal 3: Terminal 3 was built as the World Port in 1960 for Pan American, and substantially expanded for the introduction of the 747 in 1970. Delta Air Lines currently uses the entire terminal, and has a connector to Terminal 2, its other terminal at JFK. Terminal 3 has 16 jet way equipped gates: 1-10, 12, 14-18 with two hardstand gates (Gate 11) and a helipad on Taxiway 'KK'. Delta is seeking a plan to replace Terminal 3, and unconfirmed rumors claim the company has recently announced plans to employees to demolish Terminal 3 and rebuild it, with a supposed target time for demolition of late summer 2010.

Terminal 3 Airlines: Airlines that operate from JFK Airport Terminal 1 (gates 1-17) are listed below:
- Delta (800) 241-4141
- Delta Connection (800) 325-5205
- US Helicopter (877) 262-7676

Terminal 3 Shops:
- ATM at the Arrivals Area A
- ATM at Gate 1-7
- Best Buy/Automated Vending at Gates 3 & 15
- Brookstone in the Shopping Area
- Duty Free Americas in the Shopping Area
- Erwin Pearl in the Shopping Area
- Fruits & Passion Between Gates 5 & 6
- iS Style in the Shopping Area
- Meegan Hotel Services at the Arrivals Area A
- Proactiv Solution (kiosk) at Gate 6
- Relay News at Gate 1
- Relay News at Arrivals Area A
- Relay News at Gate 6
- Relay News at Gate 11
- Rosetta Stone (kiosk) at Gate 14
- Shoe Shine at Gate 11
- Sony (kiosk) at Gate 6
- Sunglass Hut at Gates 5-6
- Tech Showcase at Gate 12
- Travelex Foreign Currency Exchange (kiosk) at the Arrivals Area B
- Travelex Foreign Currency Exchange (kiosk) at Gates 5- 6
- Travelex Foreign Currency Exchange (kiosk) at Gate 17
- Travelex Foreign Currency Exchange (cart) at Gate 14
- Travelex Travel Insurance/Currency Exchange at Gates 1-10
- Travelex Travel Insurance/Currency Exchange Alongside Shopping Area
- Virgin Books in the Shopping Area
- Travelers Aid in the Shopping Area

Terminal 3 Restaurants:
- Burger King at the Main Food Court
- Burger King at the Upper Food Court Opposite Gate 18
- Chili's Too at the Food Court
- Ciao at Gate 18
- Dunkin' Donuts at Gate 14
- Dunkin' Donuts/Gourmet on the Fly at the International Arrivals Area
- Healthy Gourmet at Gate 14
- Sbarro at the Food Court

Terminal 4: Terminal 4 replaced the former International Arrivals Building in May 2001 Terminal 4, the international terminal, is able to handle the Airbus 380and was developed by LCOR, Inc and is managed by the Schipol Group It was the first airport terminal in the United States to be managed by a foreign airport operator. Terminal 4 is the major gateway for International Arrivals at JFK. Opened in 2001, the new 1,500,000-square-foot (139,000 m2) building was built at a cost of $1.4 billion and replaced JFK's old International Arrivals Building, or simply IAB, which opened in 1957. Terminal 4 has 17 gates in two concourses: A2-A7, B20, and B22-B31.

Concourse A has six gates, numbered A2-A7. Concourse B has eleven gates, numbered B20-B31, excluding B21. As Terminal 4 was built during the construction of the Air Train, the Air Train station was built inside the terminal building. Other Air Train stations are built across from terminal buildings. Terminal 4’s expansive shopping mall offers a wide range of retail options before security so passengers and their families can enjoy shopping and dining together. Four chapels are located on the fourth floor (departure level).

Terminal 4 Airlines: Airlines that operate from JFK Airport Terminal 4 are listed below:
- Aer Lingus (800) 474-7424
- Aero Gal (305) 470-9317
- Aerolineas Argentinas (800) 333-0276
- AeroSvit Ukrainian Airlines (888) 661-1620
- Air Europa (800) 238-7672
- Air India (212) 751-6200
- Air Jamaica (800) 523-5585
- Arik Air (877) 900-2745
- Asiana (800) 227-4262
- Avianca (800) 284-2622
- Caribbean (800) 538-2942
- Copa Airlines (800) 359-2672
- Delta (800) 241-4141
- Egyptair (800) 334-6787
- Emirates (800) 777-3999
- Etihad (888) 8ETIHAD
- Eurofly (800) 459-0581
- KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (800) 374-7747
- Kuwait Airways (800) 458-9248
- Lacsa (800) 225-2272
- Lan Chile (866) 435-9526
- Lan Ecuador (866) 435-9526
- Lan Peru (866) 435-9526
- LOT (212) 852-0240
- Miami Air (charter) (305) 871-3300
- North American (800) 371-6297
- Pakistan International Airlines (212) 760-8455
- Qatar Airways (877) 777-2827
- Royal Jordanian (212) 949-0050
- Singapore Airlines (800) 742-3333
- South African Airways (800) 722-9675
- Sun Country 800-FLY-N-SUN
- Swiss International Air Lines (877) 359-7947
- TACA International (800) 535-8780
- TAM (888) 2FLY TAM
- Uzbekistan (212) 245-1005
- Virgin America (877) 359-8474
- Virgin Atlantic (800) 862-8621
- XL Airways (954) 653-8636 

Terminal 4 Shops:
- ATM at Arrivals
- ATM at Departures
- ATM at Gate A2
- ATM at Gate B22
- Bijoux Terner at the Mezzanine East
- Cell Phone Purchase at Arrivals
- CNN Newsstand NY at the Mezzanine West Near B Concourse
- Delight at the Mezzanine East
- Delight at the Mezzanine West
    - DFS Duty Free at Gate A4
- DFS Duty Free at Gates B24-25
- DFS Galleria NY (Duty Free) at the Mezzanine Center
- Discover NY at the Mezzanine Center
- Discover NY at the Gates B25-27
- Exclusive at the Mezzanine West
- Fashion at the Mezzanine East
- Fashion at the Mezzanine West
- Flowers, Balloons, Lottery & Post Office at Arrivals
- Fossil at the Mezzanine East
- Fun Zone at the Mezzanine East
- Fun Zone at the Mezzanine West
- Fun Zone at Arrivals
- Fun Zone at Gate B27
- Hotel Reservations/Baggage Storage at the Arrivals Lobby
- Hudson Bookseller/ Hudson News at the Mezzanine Center
- Hudson News at the Arrivals Lobby
- Hudson News at Gate A2
- Hudson News at Gates B25-27
- Hudson News at Gate B29
- Hudson News at the Mezzanine East Near Concourse A
- Lost & Found at Arrivals
- Metropolitan Museum of Art Store at the Mezzanine Level West
- Mont Blanc (DFS Duty Free) at the Mezzanine East
- New York at the Mezzanine West
- Port of Call Management (kiosk) at the Mezzanine West
- Port of Call Management (kiosk) at Gate B24
- Port of Call Management (kiosk) at Gate A6
- Secure Wrap at the Departure Level
- Shoe Shine & Repair at the Mezzanine East
- Silver Collection at the Mezzanine West
- Sunglass Hut at the Mezzanine East
- Swarovski at the Mezzanine West
- Tim to Fly at the Mezzanine West
- Toys at the Mezzanine West
- Travelex Worldwide Money Exchange at the Arrivals Lobby
- Travelex Worldwide Money Exchange at Gate A4
- Travelex Worldwide Money Exchange at the Mezzanine East Near Concourse A
- Travelex Worldwide Money Exchange at Gate B25
- Ultra Diamonds at the Mezzanine West
- Victoria's Secret at the Mezzanine Center
- Voyager at the Mezzanine East
- Information Counter at the Arrivals Lobby
- Secure Wrap at Departure Level
- Luggage Storage at Arrivals
   - Paging Someone (718) 751-4005
- Travelers Aid (718) 656-4870

Terminal 4 Restaurants:
- Au Bon Pain at the Arrivals Lobby
- Au Bon Pain at the Mezzanine East
- Buffalo Wild Wings at Gate B26
- KFC Express at the Mezzanine West
- Market Central Vending Machinea at the Arrivals Lobby East
- Market Central Vending Machine at the Arrivals Lobby West
- Market Central Vending Machine at Gate B23
- McDonald's at Mezzanine East
- Panda Express at Gate B23
- Peets Coffee & Tea at Mezzanine West
- Peets Coffee & Tea at Gate B23
- Peets Coffee & Tea at Gate B26
- Sbarro at the Mezzanine East
- The Palm at the Mezzanine West
- To Go at Gate B20
- Upper Crust at the Mezzanine West
- Wok & Rollat the Mezzanine West
- Z-Pizza at Gate B29

Terminal 5: Terminal 5, also known as the TWA Flight Center is the new home of Jet Blue Airways. The active 26 gate terminal sits behind the Eero Saarinen built terminal has been branded by Jet Blue as T5. The Saarinen building is closed for refurbishment, it is unclear when the building will reopen and what purpose it will have. Terminal 5 has 26 gates: 1-12, 14-27.

Terminal 5 Airlines: Airlines that operate from JFK Airport Terminal 1 (gates 19-30) are listed below:
- Jet Blue (800) 538-2583

Terminal 5 Shops:
- A Shine & Co. at thr Marketplace
- A Shine & Co. at Gates 9-10
- Best Buy Zoom Shops at Gates 9-10
- Best Buy Zoom Shops Opposite Gate 7
- Blue Sky Traders at the Arrivals Bag Claim 6
- Blue Sky Traders at Gates 11-12
- Borders at the Marketplace
- Brighton Collectibles at Gate 21 Concourse Entrance
- ATM at Departures
- ATMs at Gate 2, 5, 7, 10 & 12
- CNBC News at the South Check-in
- CNBC Newsat Gate 8
- CNBC News Opposite Gate 24
- CNBC News (kiosk) at Gate 6
- ExOfficio at the Marketplace
- Harmony Pharmacy & Health Center Opposite Gates 6-7
- isDuty Free at the Marketplace
- Lacoste at the Marketplace
- MUJI to Go at the Marketplace
- Ron Jon Surf Shop at the Marketplace
- Sephora Zoom Shop Opposite Gate 23
- Taxco Sterling (kiosk) at Gate 21
   - Techshowcase at the Marketplace
- Baggage Services at Arrivals
- Welcome Center at Arrivals
- Paging Someone at (347) 545-3556

Terminal 5 Restaurants:
- 5ive Steak at the Marketplace
- AeroNuova at the Marketplace
- Aunt Butchie's
- Bakery Café at Gates 14-15
- Away Café at Departures
- Cheeburger Cheeburgerat the Food Hall
- CIBO Express Gourmet Market at the Food Hall
- CIBO Express Gourmet Market at Gates 9-10
- CIBO Express Gourmet Market Opposite Gate 6
- CIBO Express Gourmet Market at the Arrivals Baggage Claim 4
- Deep Blue on the Fly at the Marketplace
- Deep Blue Sushiat the Marketplace
- Dunkin' Donuts at the Arrivals Baggage Claim 4
- Dunkin' Donuts at Departures
- Dunkin' Donuts at the Food Hall
- Famous Famiglia Pizzeria at the Food Hall
- Fresh Italian Pasta at the Food Hall
- Horizon Bakery Café at Gate 1
- Jamba Juice/CIBO Express Market at the Marketplace
- La Vie at the Marketplace
- Lucy's Asian Kitchen at the Food Hall
- Philly Cheesesteaks at the Food Hall
- Piquillo at the Marketplace
- Pomes Frites at the Food Hall

Terminal 6: Terminal 6 was built in 1970 by I.M Pei as the National Airlines Sundrome .It has 14 gates. On June 1, 2006, Jet Blue opened a temporary terminal complex that added seven gates onto the terminal and increased the capacity for more flights. Terminal 6 is now closed. It had 14 gates and is the former home of Jet Blue Airways and United Airlines used it for its transcontinental flights until Jet Blue came to the terminal. Its seven temporary gates were demolished, and the terminal itself will be demolished to make way for future Terminal 5 expansion.

Terminal 7: Terminal 7 was built for BOAC and Air Canada in the early 1970s. It is currently owned and operated by British Airways.In 1997, the Port Authority entered an agreement with British Airways to expand the terminal. The renovated terminal has 12 gates. On May 21, 2008, British Airways announced that it would undertake a $30 million, 18-month-long project to enhance its premium ground facilities at the terminal. British Airways is currently evaluating the future of Terminal 7, as its lease with the Port Authority ends in 2015. Management has indicated a desire to relocate British Airways' operations to a new pier located east and connected to Terminal 8, pending on approval of an alliance with American Airlines and Iberia.

Terminal 7 Airlines: Airlines that operate from JFK Airport Terminal 7 are listed below:
- Qantas Airways 800 227-4500
- United Airlines 800 864-8331
- U.S Airways 800 428-4322
- Icelandair 800 223-5500
- Iberia Airlines 800 772-4642
- Cathay Pacific Airways 800 233-2742
- British Airways 800 247-9297
- All Nippon Airways 800 235-9262

Terminal 7 Shops:
- Airway Cleaner Shoe Shine Service at the Arrivals Area
- Brookstone at Gates 6-7
- Cartier/Hermes/Salvatore Ferrogamo at Gate 8
- Crabtree & Evelyn
- Cosmetics/Tumi Across from Gates 3-4
- Discover New York at Gate 10
- Duty Free America Immediately Post-Security
- Hotel Res./Mobile Phone Rental at the Arrivals Area
- Hudson News Across from Gates 7-8
- Hudson News at the Arrivals Area
- Hudson News at Gate 12
- Hudson News/Booksellers Across from Gate 6
- In Motion Entertainment at Gate 6
- Mindworks at the Retail Hall
- Mont Blanc at the Retail Hall
- Travelex (kiosk) at the Arrivals Area
- Travelex (kiosk) at the Food Court
- Zoom Electronics (kiosk) at Gates 2-3
- Zoom Electronics (kiosk) at Gates 12
- Paging Someone Call from any house phone Extension 3590
- Traveler's Aid (718) 656-4870

Terminal 7 Restaurants:
- McDonald's at the Food Court
- Subway at the Lower Level Arrivals Area
- The Grove at the Food Court
- Wolfgang Puck Express at the Food Court

Terminal 8: In an eight year program American Airlines (1999),began to build the largest passenger terminal to replace terminals 8 and 9. The new terminal was built in four phases, which involved the construction of a new midfield concourse, demolition of the old Terminal 9, and finally demolition of the old Terminal 8. It opened in stages between 2005 and its "official" opening in August 2007.

The terminal is about 50% larger than Madison Square Garden offers dozens of retail and food outlets, 84 ticket counters, 44 self-service kiosks, 10 security lanes and a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility that can process more than 1,600 people an hour] It has two American Airlines Admiral Clubs and a Flagship Lounge for premium class passengers.

Terminal 8 has 29 gates: 12 gates in Concourse B (1-8, 10, 12, 14, and 16) and 17 gates in Concourse C (31-47) Gate 31 is further subdivided into 5 regional service gates for small jets, 31A-31E. Gate 32 is subdivided into 4 regional service gates for small jets, 32F-32I. The total number of jet bridges is, therefore, 36. Concourse C is unusual in that to reach the concourse, passengers must descend on an escalator (or elevator) and walk through a short tunnel, then ascend another escalator to the concourse.

Terminal 8 Airlines: Airlines that operate from JFK Airport Terminal 8 are listed below:
- Mexicana 877 801-2010
- Jet Airways 877 835-9538
- Finnair 800 950-5000
- American Eagle 800 433-7300
- American Airlines 800 433-7300
- Air Berlin 866 266-5588

Terminal 8 Shops:
- Airport Wireless (Palm One) at Gate 44
- Brookstone at Concourse B
- Hudson Booksellers Opposite Gates 8-10
- Hudson News at Gate 3
- Hudson News at Gate 12
- Hudson News at Gate 34
- Hudson News/Euro Café at Gate 42
- Hudson News/Euro Café at Arrivals Level
- InMotion Entertainment at Gate 10
- International Shops Duty Free at Gate 4
- International Shops Duty Free at Gate 40
- International Shops Duty Free at the Retail Hall Concourse B
- iS Style Opposite Gates 8-10
- Landau at Gate 38
- L'Occitane at Gate 44
- Metropolitan Museum of Art Shop at Concourse B
- Oakley at Concourse B
- Solstice Sunglass Boutique at Gates 10-12
- Swatch at Gate 38
- Taxco Sterling Opposite Gates 8-10
- Travelex Currency Exchange at the Arrivals Level
- Travelex Currency Exchange at Gate 4
- Travelex Currency Exchange at Gate 10
- Travelex Currency Exchange inside the Corridor to Concourse C
- Tumi/Knot Shop/Naturally Cashmere Opposite Gates 8-10
- Baggage Storage at the Arrivals Level
- Paging Someone (718) 487-7300
- Travelers Aid (718) 656-4870

Terminal 8 Restaurants:
- Abitinos Pizza at the Food Court
- Au Bon Pain at Gate 35
- Auntie Anne's at Food Court
- Bobby Van's Steakhouse Across from Gate 14
- Brooklyn National Deli at Gate 41
- CIBO Express Gourmet Market at Gate 7
- CIBO Express Gourmet Market Next to Gate 14
- Europan at the Food Court
- Juan Valdez Café/Newslink
- McDonald's at the Food Court
- Wok & Roll at the Food Court

Lost and found items: Lost & Found phone numbers at JFK Airport, NYC:
- Terminal 1: (718) 751-1202
- Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 (Delta): (718) 704-2144
- Terminal 4: (718) 751-4015
- Terminal 5 (Jet Blue): (347) 545-3920
- Terminal 7: (800) 828-8144
- Terminal 8(America Airlines): (718) 487-7525
- For items lost at Air train: (877) 535-2478

Medical Facilities: Pharmaceuticals are available at the terminal pharmacy.

Disabled Facilities: Wheelchair accessible restrooms and telephones for the hearing impaired are available.

Hotel Reservation Services: Hotel Courtesy Telephones are available throughout the terminals.

Internet usage: Jet Blue customers traveling through JFK Terminal 6 can use their laptop computers or other wireless enabled devices to access their corporate network, check email, surf the web or download files, all at no charge.

Currency Exchange: - Terminal 1 , Lenlyn Ltd. Ice Currency , Post Security , (718) 751-2936
- Terminal 2 , Travelex Currency Services, Inc. , Post Security , (718) 553-2902
- Terminal 3 , Travelex Currency Services, Inc. , Post Security , (718) 656-8616
- Terminal 4 , Travelex Currency Services, Inc. , Pre Security , (718) 656-1802
- Terminal 5 , Travelex Currency Services, Inc. , Pre Security
- Terminal 7 , Travelex Currency Services, Inc. , Post Security , (718) 656-4110
- Terminal 8 , Travelex Currency Services, Inc. , Pre Security 



City of New York: New York is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, which is one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world. A leading global city, New York exerts a powerful influence over global commerce, finance, media, culture, art, fashion, research, education, and entertainment; it is also an important center for international affairs. The city is often referred to as New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the state of New York, of which it is a part.

City of New York History: Existing as a colony of Great Britain for over a century (earlier known as New Amsterdam) New York declared its independence on July 9, 1776, becoming one of the original 13 states of the Federal Union. The next year, on April 20, 1777, New York's first constitution was adopted. The first government of New York State grew out of the Revolution. The State Convention that drew up the Constitution created a Council of Safety which governed for a time and set the new government in motion. In June 1777, while the war was going on, an election for the first governor took place. Two of the candidates, Philip Schuyler and George Clinton, were generals in the field. Two others, Colonel John Jay and General John Morin Scott, were respectively leaders of the aristocratic and democratic groups in the Convention. On July 9, George Clinton was declared elected and he was inaugurated as Governor at Kingston, July 30, 1777. Albany became the capital of the State in January 1797.

City of New York Geography: New York covers 54,556 square miles (141,300 km2) and ranks as the 27th largest state by size. The Great Appalachian Valley dominates eastern New York, while Lake Champlain is the chief northern feature of the valley, which also includes the Hudson River flowing southward to the Atlantic Ocean. The rugged Adirondack Mountains with vast tracts of wilderness lie west of the valley. Most of the southern part of the state is on the Allegheny Plateau, which rises from the southeast to the Catskill Mountains. The western section of the state is drained by the Allegheny River and rivers of the Susquehanna and Delaware systems. The Delaware River Basin Compact, signed in 1961 by New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and the federal government, regulates the utilization of water of the Delaware system. The highest elevation in New York is Mount Marcy in the Adirondacks.

New York's borders touch (clockwise from the west) two Great Lakes (Erie and Ontario, which are connected by the Niagra River); the provinces of Ontario and Quebec in Canada; Lake Champlain; three New England states ( Vermont, Massachusetts and Connecticut); the Atlantic Ocean, and two Mid Atlantic States, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Rhode Island also shares a water border with New York.

New York Climate: New York City has a humid subtropical climate. Weather in New York is heavily influenced by two continental air masses: a warm, humid one from the southwest and a cold, dry one from the northwest. The winters are long and cold in the Plateau Divisions of the state. In the majority of winter seasons, a temperature of -13 °F (-25 °C) or lower can be expected in the northern highlands (Northern Plateau) and 5 °F (-15 °C) or colder in the southwestern and east-central highlands (Southern Plateau). The Adirondack region records from 35 to 45 days with below zero temperatures, in normal to severe winters.[ Much of Upstate New York, particularly Western and Central New York, are typically affected by lake-effect snows. This usually results in high yearly snowfall totals in these regions. Winters are also long and cold in both Western and Central New York, but not as cold as the Adirondack region. It is milder in the winter (especially in the city itself, which averages near or slightly above freezing). Its proximity to the Atlantic and being shielded to the north and west by hillier terrain, the New York metro area usually sees far less snow than the rest of the state. Lake-effect snow rarely affects the New York metro area, except for its extreme northwestern suburbs. Winters are also noticeably shorter there than the rest of the state.

The summer climate is cool in the Adirondacks, Catskills and higher elevations of the Southern Plateau. The New York City area and lower portions of the Hudson Valley have hot summers by comparison, with some periods of high, uncomfortable humidity. The remainder of New York State enjoys pleasantly warm summers, marred by only occasional, brief intervals of sultry conditions. Summer daytime temperatures usually range from the upper 70s to mid 80s °F (25 to 30 °C), over much of the state.

City of New York General Information:

City of New York Mayor's Office:
- 110 William St, #7, New York, NY
- Phone: (212) 513-6350

City of New York Police Department:
- Emergency: 911
- Non-Emergency:311
- Crime Stoppers: 1-800-577-TIPS


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