John F. Kennedy International Airport - JFK
The John F. Kennedy International Airport is located in Queens, New York. Also referred to as New York-JFK, New York-Kennedy, Kennedy Airport and JFK Airport or simply by its code name JFK. It is the primary international airport that serves New York City. It is also the busiest international air passenger gateway in the United States and is the 22nd busiest airport in the world. It is owned by the City of New York and operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. John F. Kennedy International Airport serves as the hub for JetBlue, Delta Air Lines, and American Air Lines. Other major cities served by the airport include Bronx and Long Island City.
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John F. Kennedy International Airport opened in 1948 under the name New York International Airport. It was renamed in 1963, following John F. Kennedy’s assassination. Plans to renovate the airport were announced in 2017. Plans were also announced to rebuild passenger facilities in 2018. John F. Kennedy International Airport is expected to handle up to 75 million annual passengers by 2020 and over 100 million by 2050. JFK has six terminals numbered 1 to 8, skipping terminals 3 and 6. Some of the airlines served by the John F. Kennedy International Airport include American Airlines, All Nippon Airways, British Airways, and more.