New York (John F Kennedy) International Airport

Airport Location

  • 25km (16 miles) from the city centre.


Qantas flights

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.

Codeshare flights

  • Qantas codeshare flights operated by American Airlines arrive and depart from Terminal 8.

Partner airlines

  • Alaska Airlines operate from Terminal 7
  • WestJet operate from Terminal 4.

oneworld airlines

  • British Airways and Iberia operate from Terminal 7.
  • Cathay Pacific, Finnair, LATAM and Royal Jordanian operate from Terminal 8.

Airport map

New York (John F Kennedy) International Airport

Departure Information

Ticket Counter

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.

Flight Status

View our real time Flight Status page for up-to-the-minute departure information.

Arrival information


Baggage is available on the arrivals level.

Baggage Services is handled by Hallmark. The counter is located on the lower level.

Flight Status

View our real time Flight Status page for up-to-the-minute arrival information.

Transfer between Terminals

Regular transfers are available between JFK terminals by AirTrain JFK.

Lounge Information

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Transport Information

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Facility Details
Car The airport is approximately a 60 minute drive from the city.

Visit John F Kennedy International Airport website for current car parking rates.

Taxis Fixed price (yellow) taxis operate from John F Kennedy International Airport to Manhattan. Fares are US$45 one way, excluding tolls and gratuities in either direction. 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.
Buses Fares start from US$8 per adult one way.
Train The AirTrain departs regularly to Jamaica Station where connections are available to the New York City Subway system.

Fares start at US$5 one way.

Travel on the 'E' line to Manhattan is US$2 one way, journey time from Jamaica Station is approximately 1 hour.

Travel on the Long Island Railroad System is US$6 one way to Manhattan and takes approximately 30 minutes from Jamaica Station.

Car rentals Visit our cars section to make a booking.

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Information is correct as at 14 May 2018.
Times and prices quoted are a guide only.