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  Airport Technology - JFK International Airport (JFK/KJFK), New York, NY, USA
JFK International Airport has been operated by The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, under a lease with the City of New York, since 1 June 1947.
The airport is located in the south-eastern section of Queens County, New York City, on Jamaica Bay, and consists of 4,930ac, including 880ac in the central terminal area.
JFK International Airport is operated by The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
www.airport-technology.com /projects/jfk   (1286 words)

  
 jfk international airport - kennedy airport - JFK Airport - john f kennedy airport
Although JFK is known as the premier international airport for both New York City and the United States, it also handles domestic flights.
Formerly known as New York International Airport, it opened for commercial flights in 1948 and was renamed JFK International Airport in 1963.
The airport is operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which manages the three other major airports in metro New York, Newark Liberty International Airport, LaGuardia Airport and Teterboro Airport.
airportmechanics.com /jfk-international-airport.htm   (607 words)

  
 JFK International Airport
JFK International Airport or John Fitzgerald Kennedy International Airport is one of the airports of New York City, United States.
JFK is actually perched in Jamaica, New York[?], nearby the Jamaica Bay.
On December 24th, 1963, it was renamed to John F. Kennedy International Airport to honor the memory of the late former President John F. Kennedy.
www.fastload.org /jf/JFK_International_Airport.html   (556 words)

  
 Anniversary 2001 - JFK Airport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
JFK is located in the southeastern section of Queens County on Jamaica Bay.
JFK is currently in the midst of a multi-billion dollar renovation project that will bring it up to speed with travel in the 21st Century.
The airport, originally dedicated as "New York International Airport" on July 31, 1948, was renamed Idlewild Airport in December, 1948 because of its link to the Idlewild Golf Course.
www.queenspress.com /anniversary2001-jfkairport.htm   (860 words)

  
 New York City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
It is a 20 minute ride from Pennsylvania Station and the first airport in the New York Metropolitan Area to have such a station/link on a mainline railway.
The three local airports are JFK International Airport in Jamaica, Newark Liberty International in Newark, New Jersey, and La Guardia Airport in Flushing.
Although Newark was the first airport in the area, and the closest to Manhattan, it is in New Jersey.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/new_york_city_1   (5140 words)

  
 JFK International Airport Definition / JFK International Airport Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Such airports are usually larger, and often feature longer runways and facilities to accomodate the large aircraft commonly used for international or intercontinental travel.
JFK International Airport is the home to many carriers and it has excellent transportation in and out of it.
JFK International Airport is a member of the international service organization, Rotary International, with over 1.
www.elresearch.com /JFK_International_Airport   (209 words)

  
 BTS | John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY—Air Freight Gateway
JFK airport serves as a major hub for movement of bidirectional air freight between the United States and Europe.
Between 1999 and 2003, the value of merchandise air freight passing through JFK airport increased 7 percent, while the total weight of the cargo declined by 12 percent because of changes in the mix of the goods handled and the shipment of higher value-per-ton products.
In recent years JFK ranked as the number one gateway in the country by value of international merchandise trade, but in 2003 fell behind the maritime Port of Los Angeles.
www.bts.gov /publications/americas_freight_transportation_gateways/highlights_of_top_25_freight_gateways_by_shipment_value/jfk_international_airport   (614 words)

  
 JFK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT HISTORY AND FACTS
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.
JFK contributes approximately $22 billion in economic activity to the NY/NJ metropolitan region generating some 207,700 jobs and $7.1 billion in wages and salaries.
International transfer time will be cut dramatically and traffic congestion on and around the airport frontages will be reduced as well.
www.discountairportparking.net /JFK_airport_facts.html   (2664 words)

  
 JFK Airport
I will be spending a night in NY and return to the airport in the morning to fly out.
Hi i wish to travel light from JFK to New Jersey city by depositing luggages at JFK since i'll be flying to London on the 26th of May from JFK itself.
This is a very serious problem, an airport employee threaten not to let me get on my flight if I didn't stop coughing, he said other passengers may be concerned I have a virus.
www.jfk-airport.net   (1184 words)

  
 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on JFK International Airport at Epinions.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
JFK was originally called Idlewild Airport, after being built on a former golf course.
All the passenger buildings in Kennedy Airport are directly connected to the new light-rail system called the Airtrain, which the authorities decided to build because of ongoing complaints from both travelers and employees about poor access to other parts of the city by road, espeically to Manhattan.
The renovations going on at the airport are clearly an effort to keep the New York Minute reputation a reality and bring JFK in line with the 21st Century.
www.epinions.com /content_112609365636   (1088 words)

  
 JFK International Airport
John F. Kennedy International Airport saw the most growth in passengers over the last year among the nation's 25 busiest airports.
JFK International Airport is run by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Getting to and from the Airport is made easy with access from rental cars to public transportation including subway to buses.
airlines.ws /jfk-airport.htm   (159 words)

  
 John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York City
JFK is located in Queens at the south end of the Van Wyck Expressway.
This airport primarily handles international flights; it has a one mile long "international zone", which is run not by the U.S. Government, but by the United Nations.
Services such as opening doors, helping with luggage, curbside assistance, airport baggage claim greeting, suit & tie attire, and advance reservations are all standard.
www.ny.com /transportation/airports/JFK.html   (505 words)

  
 GoCityKids | JFK International Airport (Kennedy Airport)
Initially 655 acres, the CTA was enlarged to 880 acres by relocation of the taxiways to provide space needed for expansion of the passenger terminals.
JFK facilities include an interdenominational chapel, located on the second floor of Terminal 4 and a Ramada Plaza Hotel with 520 rooms.
From the JFK Expressway entrance to the airport, bear right at the intersection after entering the airport and follow the Long-Term Parking signs through the Cargo area to Federal Circle, and from there to the Long-Term Parking Lot at Lefferts Blvd.
www.gocitykids.com /browse/attraction.jsp?id=6408   (551 words)

  
 JFK Airport (Kennedy) - hotels, car rentals, parking, information, and more.
As one of the busiest airports in the United States and one of the busiest international gateways, JFK Airport is truly a bustling hub of transportation in New York City.
JFK serves as the primary hub for United Airlines, a secondary hub for Alaska Airlines and America West, and a focus city for American Airlines and Air New Zealand.
JFK International Airport is comprised of 9 terminals serving over 230 destinations and 41 million passengers every year.
www.jfkairportguide.com   (487 words)

  
 JFK Airport Hotels * Discount New York JFK Airport Hotel Reservations
The Ramada Plaza JFK is a 500 room "full service hotel" located on airport grounds offering a complimentary shuttle to all JFK terminals.
The Radisson JFK is an elegant, first class hotel strategically located on the outskirts of the city, so when business or pleasure calls you are minutes away.
JFK Airport Hotels is your online guide to airport hotel reservations and airport information at New York JFK International Airport.
www.airport--hotels.com /newyorkjfk   (533 words)

  
 Airport Transportation to JFK International Airport, Kennedy Airport, New York City
AirTrain JFK is a new train service that runs between Kennedy Airport and LIRR trains, NYC subways and local buses.
The AirTrain can also be used to travel around JFK, as the AirTrain makes frequent stops at airline terminals, parking lots, hotel shuttle areas and rental car facilities.
AirTrain JFK connects to the A subway train at Howard Beach Station and to the E, J, and Z subway trains or the L.I.R.R. at Jamaica Station.
www.citidex.com /special/airporttrans/air_transport_jfk.html   (564 words)

  
 JFK International Airport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
ohn F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) is operated by The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey under a lease with the City of New York since June 1, 1947.
If you have used John F. Kennedy International Airport in the past 12 months, we would appreciate your taking the time to fill out this short Electronic Customer Satisfaction Survey.
Presiding over JFK International is a new Air Traffic Control Tower which directs all arrivals and departures using state-of-the-art technlogy.
www.panynj.gov /aviation/jfkmain.htm   (277 words)

  
 U.K. Airport Parking
Cardiff Airport Parking - At Cardiff we offer car parking both at the airport and away from the airport we give you a choice of Cardiff Airport Parking facilities so that we know we have something that will suit your needs.
Glasgow Airport Parking - We offer two car parks at Glasgow airport, one of them is located on site and is located off site away from the airport.
Luton Airport Parking - When you pre-book your car parking at Luton Airport with us you secure yourself a space in one of the secure airport parking compounds available at or near to the airport.
www.airportparkingjfk.com /jfk-airport-parking-jfk-airport-car-parking...   (876 words)

  
 Terminals
There are 8 operating airline terminals At JFK Airport, Terminals 1 to 9.
It seems there is a culture of rudeness and gross incompetence prevalent in the CBP staff at JFK terminal 4, especially Officer LaMonica and even his supervisor Kennedy, and just about any one you happen to talk to or call on the phone at the CBP.
The CBP at JFK airport terminal 4 are not only rude they are also incompetent to boot.
www.jfk-airport.net /terminals.html   (1064 words)

  
 Airport Link Options Narrowed to Four
Lower Manhattan came one step closer to establishing a direct rail link to JFK International Airport this week with the unveiling of four transit plans now being studied.
"Improved regional access and a direct connection to JFK International Airport are crucial to maintaining Lower Manhattan's status as the financial capital of the world and as the country's third largest central business district," Rampe said.
The Port Authority is funding the multi-faceted $90 million study as part of the lease agreement it signed with the city to operate JFK and LaGuardia Airports.
www.lowermanhattan.info /news/study_of_four_lower_47023.asp   (820 words)

  
 Jamaica: Ramada Plaza JFK International Airport - Traveler Reviews - A dump, sleep on the sidewalk instead - TripAdvisor
Airport hotel located 1/2 mile from JFK airline terminals - 5 miles to Shea Stadium and US Open Stadium, 15 miles to Manhattan.
The hotel is one of the closest to JFK and the shuttle was very convenient.
It appears that the Ramada JFK gets all its business from airlines putting their passengers here, you certainly would not choose to stay here yourself.
www.tripadvisor.com /ShowUserReviews-g47962-d93640-r2703638-Ramada_Plaza_Hotel_JFK_International_Airport-Jamaica_New_York.html   (1002 words)

  
 Queens ASDO Newsletter: Winter 1999-2000
Boyle said that the construction is half-complete on the on-airport segments of AirTrain.
"On-airport, we've driven 85 percent of all the piles, completed 70 percent of the pile caps, finished 60 percent of the main support columns, and erected 22 percent of the actual guideway," Mr.
At JFK Airport, they also want a construction partner who delivers total satisfaction with top-quality work, on-time performance and a hassle-free' project." TNT's wide range of services includes material handling, equipment installation to interior office fit outs, as well as asphalt paving to wallpaper.
www.jfk-airport.org /newsletter/ASDOv10no4.htm   (1258 words)

  
 PB Network | Issue 57 | The Elevated Guideway Structures at JFK International Airport: Design Process Under DBOM ...
John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) is a primary gateway to densely populated New York City for people from all over the world.
New structures at JFK have been designed for seismic forces since 1987, and seismic provisions were an important aspect of the design criteria.
Due to the presence of deep loose sands at JFK, soil borings indicated the potential for liquefaction up to a depth of 6 m (20 feet) under a design seismic event that had a peak rock acceleration of 0.15 g.
www.pbworld.com /news_events/publications/network/issue_57/57_12_tsej_elevatedguidewaystructures.asp   (1682 words)

  
 JFK Kennedy International Airport New York: New York Transportation
JFK Kennedy International Airport New York: New York Transportation
With 35 million people expected to use JFK annually by the turn of the century, getting to, from, and through the airport must be as easy as possible.
There are approximately 18 miles from Midtown Manhattan to JFK Airport and it takes 35-90 minutes to travel.
www.newyorktransportation.com /airports/kennedy/kennedy.html   (156 words)

  
 New York hotels: Radisson Hotel JFK International Airport, New York, United States. Hotel description, reviews, deals ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
New York hotels: Radisson Hotel JFK International Airport, New York, United States.
Choose convenience with this modern, full-service hotel just half a mile south of JFK Airport, with complimentary shuttle from all terminals.
Located a mere 12 miles from the heart of Manhattan, the Radisson is half a mile from the airport and offers complimentary shuttle service from all terminals.
www.asiahotels.com /hotelinfo/radisson_hotel_jfk_international_airport_jfk   (310 words)

  
 NYC.com's Guide to Hotels near JFK International Airport (JFK) New York City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
JFK is where most international flights arrive in NYC.
If you are just passing through, or are arriving late for a next day business meeting, you might consider taking a hotel near the airport.
The brand new Holiday Inn Express Kennedy Airport is a superior tourist class hotel located next to...
www.nyc.com /hotels/airport__jfk.aspx   (192 words)

  
 America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places 2003: TWA Terminal, NY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Since its completion in 1962, Eero Saarinen's curvilinear TWA Terminal at New York's JFK International Airport has been hailed as an icon of modern design.
Current plans call for substantial demolition of the terminal's innovative flight satellite concourses, the construction of a hulking U-shaped building around its airside and a light rail system which bypasses the historic building and blocks the TWA Terminal's view of the tarmac.
Other airports have successfully adapted their architecturally significant buildings; if the Port Authority follows their lead, this majestic modern masterpiece can take flight again.
www.nationaltrust.org /11most/2003/twaterminal.html   (349 words)

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