EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT JFK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT


QUICK OVERVIEW

JFK International Airport is located in Queens, NY and is New York’s biggest, most popular airport. It has over 90 airlines, 6 terminals, and 128 operating gates. JFK has dominated the record for amount of passengers served per year which is a whopping 59 million people! It is the 6th busiest airport in the United States and by far the busiest airport in New York.

PARKING

With the increasing popularity of various hotel packages, you now have the ability to leave your car at a nearby hotel to avoid paying long term fees. Because of this, JFK offers a complimentary shuttle that is available to you 24/7. They also offer electronic vehicle charging as well as parking for people with special needs.

GROUND TRANSPORTATION

The AirTrain service is the easiest way to travel to and from JFK Airport. It also links to subways and buses that will take you to various places around NYC and New Jersey. It is free to use AirTrain around the airport and is also accessible to those with special needs.

LIVERYACCESS DRIVING SERVICE

New York is known to be one of the most difficult cities to travel around safely. That’s why your best bet is to call up a driving service like LiveryAccess to help get you around safely! LiveryAccess is a professional limo and luxury car service that is proud to serve you anywhere in the tri-state area! They value their customers time and make it super easy to book a ride! So ditch the beeping taxis and book a ride with LiveryAccess instead. Stay safe!

SHOPS AND RESTAURANTS

Each of the 6 JFK Airport terminals have their own list of unique shops and restaurants. Click HERE for the full list, but here are a few popular stops!

DFS

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DFS is one of the biggest duty-free shops at JFK airport. It has everything from beauty products to clothes and accessories to wine. There’s always that last minute scarf or pair of shoes that you just have to have, so check out this awesome shop!

SWATCH

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Need the time? Probably not, because you have a cell phone. But that doesn’t mean that watches aren’t in style! And these aren’t your typical watches; for Swatch has some of the most uniquely designed pop culture watches you’ll find in the world!

SOLSTICE SUNGLASSES

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Traveling somewhere with lots of sun? Check out Solstice Sunglasses for the best trending and fashionable sunglasses! Express yourself through your eyes!

INMOTION ENTERTAINMENT

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Inmotion is here for all of your electronic needs! And, let’s face it, you need electronics! Check out the newest accessories from chargers to headphones to cases to travel gear! Stay up to date with the latest tech and make your trip a success!

M&MS STORE

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Spice up your waiting time with some chocolate! JFK is known for having some of the most entertaining shops around and the m&m's store is by far one of the favorites! Eliminate boredom and meet your favorite m&m friends!

THIRSTY BEER & WINE BAR

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Thirsty? Of course you are! This bar is a tiny little bar that quenches your thirst needs, especially before you take off on your flight! Come relax at this quaint and quiet wine and beer stop!

SAMMY’S BEACH BAR & GRILL

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This colorful bar has all sorts of American food and is widely known for their cocktail drinks! Grab a burger and a margarita and enjoy the brightly lit atmosphere!