New York (John F. Kennedy) International Airport
John F. Kennedy International AirportOpens external site in a new window , also known as just JFK, is the main airport serving New York City. It's located 25 km (16 miles) from the city centre.
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Qantas flights arrive and depart from Terminal 8.
If you're arriving in New York on QF11, you'll already have cleared immigration and customs formalities at Los Angeles International Airport on arrival in the United States. There are no further formalities to be completed on arrival in New York.
If you're departing New York on QF12, and your final destination is outside of the US, your immigration card will be collected at check-in, or, at the departure gate if you're transferring to QF12 from another flight.
- Qantas codeshare flights operated by American Airlines arrive and depart from Terminal 8.
- Alaska Airlines operate from Terminal 7.
- WestJet operate from Terminal 4.
- British Airways and Iberia operate from Terminal 7.
- Cathay Pacific, Finnair, LATAM and Royal Jordanian operate from Terminal 8.
Ticketing facilities are available at the Qantas counter in Terminal 8. Open from 2pm to 5.10pm.
Contact Qantas Reservations on 1 800 227 4500 within North America for assistance.
Check-in is located on the upper level and is open from 2pm to 5.10pm.
Online Check-in is available for Qantas international flights (QF1-199), and other eligible connecting flights operated by oneworld, partner and codeshare airlines. Online Check-in opens 24 hours before your flight departure and closes two hours before international flight departures.
View our real time flight status page for up-to-the-minute departure information.
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|Car||The airport is approximately a 60 minute drive from the city.
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|Taxis||Fixed price (yellow) taxis operate from John F Kennedy International Airport to Manhattan. Visit John F. Kennedy AirportOpens external site in a new window for current fares.
Fares to other locations including Queens, Bronx, Brooklyn and Staten Island are metered.
Competively priced private car services are also available and can be pre-booked.
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|Train||The Airtrain departs regularly to Jamaica Station where connections are available to the New York City Subway system. Visit John F. Kennedy AirportOpens external site in a new window for current fares and timetables.
Travel on the 'E' line to Manhattan, journey time from Jamaica Station is approximately one hour.
Travel on the Long Island Railroad System to Manhattan, journey time is approximately 30 minutes from Jamaica Station.
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Information correct as of May 2018. Times and prices are a guide only.