Making JFK ‘an airport worthy of New York’

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March 1, 2024

As the busiest airport in the US by international arrivals, JFK in New York is considered the gateway to America. Yet foreigners would be forgiven for expecting a better welcome from the world’s biggest economy. Its five poorly-connected terminals are confusingly numbered one to eight (a remnant of demolitions over the past decade) and some of them were built as long ago as 1962. In last year’s Skytrax ranking of the world’s top airports, travellers placed JFK a lowly 88th.

Since 2017, plans have been underway to fix this via a $19bn overhaul, which New York state governor Kathy Hochul has said will make JFK “an airport worthy of New York”…

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