John F. Kennedy Internaitional Airport

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John F. Kennedy
International Airport
JFK Airport Logo.jpg
Aerial view of JFK Airport from NE 02 - white balanced (9454546375).jpg
Airport teepPublic
AwnerCity of New York[1]
OperatorPort Authority of New York and New Jersey[1]
ServesNew York Ceety
LocationJamaica, Queens, New York Ceety, New York, U.S.
Hub for
Focus ceety for
Time zoneEST (UTC−05:00)
 • Simmer (DST)EDT (UTC−04:00)
Elevation AMSL13 ft / 4 m
Coordinates40°38′23″N 073°46′44″W / 40.63972°N 73.77889°W / 40.63972; -73.77889Coordinates: 40°38′23″N 073°46′44″W / 40.63972°N 73.77889°W / 40.63972; -73.77889
JFK is locatit in New York City
Location athin New York Ceety
Direction Lenth Surface
ft m
4L/22R 12,079 3,682 Concrete
4R/22L 8,400 2,560 Asphalt
13L/31R 9,999 3,048 Asphalt
13R/31L 14,511 4,423 Concrete
Nummer Lenth Surface
ft m
H1 60 18 Asphalt
H2 60 18 Asphalt
H3 60 18 Asphalt
H4 60 18 Asphalt
Statistics (2015)
Aircraft operations (PANYNJ)438,897
Passengers (PANYNJ)56,827,154

John F. Kennedy Internaitional Airport (IATA: JFKICAO: KJFKFAA LID: JFK) is a major internaitional airport locatit in Queens, New York Ceety, Unitit States, 12 miles (20 km) sootheast o Lower Manhattan. It is the busiest internaitional air passenger gatewey intae the Unitit States,[3] handling 56,827,154 passengers in 2015.[4] Ower seiventy airlines operate oot o the airport, wi nan-stop or direct flichts tae destinations in aw sax inhabitit continents.[5][6] The airport featurs sax passenger terminals an fower runweys. It serves as a hub for American Airlines an Delta Air Lines an is the primar operatin base for JetBlue Airways.

Notes an references[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named panynj_pr
  2. Aviation Department (December 2014). Traffic Report (PDF) (Report). Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Retrieved August 30, 2015.
  3. "Top 25 U.S. Freight Gateways, Ranked by Value of Shipments: 2008". Bureau of Transportation Statistics. United States Department of Transportation. 2009. Retrieved August 30, 2015.
  4. "2010 North American Final Rankings". Airports Council International. May 28, 2011. Retrieved May 28, 2011.[deid airtin]
  5. "Airlines". John F. Kennedy International Airport. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Retrieved June 27, 2013.
  6. "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. April 3, 2007. p. 86. |access-date= requires |url= (help)

Further readin[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Bloom, Nicholas Dagen. The Metropolitan Airport: JFK International and Modern New York (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015). x, 233 pp.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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