New York, John F. Kennedy (JFK)

John F. Kennedy International Airport (IATA: JFK, ICAO: KJFK) is the primary international airport serving New York City. It is the busiest international air passenger gateway into North America, the 16th busiest airport in the world, the 5th busiest airport in the United States, and the busiest airport in the New York airport system. JFK handled just over 59 million passengers in 2017.  JFK is located in the neighborhood of Jamaica in the borough of Queens, in New York, 16 miles (30 km) southeast of Midtown Manhattan. The airport features six passenger terminals and four runways. The terminal buildings, with the exception of the former Tower Air terminal, are arranged in a deformed U-shaped wavy pattern around a central area containing parking, a power plant and other airport facilities. The terminals are connected by the AirTrain system and access roads. Opened as New York International Airport in 1948, it was commonly known as Idlewild Airport before being renamed in 1963 in memory of John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States.

Code: JFK
Country: USA
City: New York