GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES INITIAL JOBS AND HIRING INITIATIVES AS PART OF JFK AIRPORT REDEVELOPMENT
On October 15, 2019
First of Series of Programs the JFK Redevelopment Advisory Council is Expected to Develop to Educate, Train, and Connect Local Jobseekers with Airport Employers and to Generate Business Opportunities for Local Businesses
Under Advisory Council’s Guidance, Four New Programs Will Benefit Jobseekers, Business Owners, and Youth in Local Community
Initiative to Match Both Construction and Airport Operations Jobs With Local Queens Residents
New Second Chance Program Will Ensure Opportunities for Formerly Incarcerated Queens Residents
50% of Food and Beverage Concessions Reserved for Local Business at New Terminal One
New Program Brings Science and Technology to Life through Aviation Focus for Queens Students Grades 1-12
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the first of a series of initiatives targeting job opportunities, business opportunities, and training and education initiatives to benefit the local communities around JFK Airport as part of the $13 billion airport redevelopment program. The initiatives – the first of many under consideration as part of the airport’s redevelopment – were developed by the JFK Advisory Council and cover three of the Council’s main areas of focus: jobs in construction and airport operations for local residents in Southeast Queens, business opportunities for local businesses in Queens, and job training programs and educational opportunities for the community.
“As we move forward with the modernization of JFK Airport, we want to ensure that the historic transformation of the airport will also lift up the surrounding Queens communities,” Governor Cuomo said. “These initiatives will support businesses and help the local community find new jobs, providing an additional regional economic boost as we enter the next phase of the airport redevelopment.”
GOVERNOR CUOMO ADVANCES JFK REDEVELOPMENT WITH SEARCH FOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT PARTNER
On August 27, 2019
RFP Released by Port Authority Solicits Construction Management Firm to Provide Oversight during the JFK Airport Redevelopment
Construction of a New JFK Scheduled to Begin in 2020; First New Facilities Scheduled to Open in 2023
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a request for proposals to solicit bids to provide expert professional construction management for the John F. Kennedy International Airport Redevelopment Program on an “as-needed” basis. The RFP, released today by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, aims to secure a qualified firm to assist in the oversight of the performance of all contractors for the entire JFK Redevelopment Program. The selected firm also will provide construction management and coordination services with other ongoing construction projects related to the JFK Redevelopment Program.
“As we continue to advance the transformation of JFK Airport into a modern, world-class transit hub, we want to ensure that we have a proven partner on our side to help oversee and assess the progress we are making,” Governor Cuomo said. “JFK is the international entry into New York State, and to enhance this major infrastructural undertaking, we are looking for management firms capable of executing the vision we have laid out.”
GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES PORT AUTHORITY SOLICITS INPUT AND IDEAS FOR JFK CENTRAL HUB FROM WORLD-CLASS DESIGNERS AND DEVELOPERS
On July 16, 2019
Vibrant Mixed-Use Urban Greenspace at Redeveloped JFK Would Serve Travelers and Airport Employees Alike
First Step In Development Process – Future RFP To Be Informed By Responses
Further Advances Governor’s $13 Billion Transformation of JFK into a Modern, Unified Airport
RFI Can Be Found Here
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is issuing a Request for Information for the design and development of JFK Central, an approximately 14-acre, mixed-use space at the epicenter of the redeveloped John F. Kennedy International Airport. This new site offers a blank canvas to create a centrally-located commercial and recreational public space to serve today’s travelers and employees, and capitalizes on the broader transformation of JFK currently underway.
PORT AUTHORITY BEGINS $355 MILLION RECONSTRUCTION OF RUNWAY AT JOHN F. KENNEDY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
On April 03, 2019
The project will include expanding the 13L-31R runway and associated taxiways, to improve safety and increase peak period capacity. Use of concrete in construction will extend the runway’s useful life to 40 years, rather than 8-12 years with asphalt.
GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES $13 BILLION PLAN TO TRANSFORM JFK INTO A WORLD-CLASS 21ST CENTURY AIRPORT
On October 04, 2018
Two New Major International Terminals Will Add 4 Million Square Feet to Airport’s North and South Sides, Increasing Airport’s Capacity by at Least 15 Million Passengers Annually and Transforming Traveler Experience from Curb to Gate
Historic Investment Advances Governor’s JFK Vision Plan for a Unified, Modern Airport with World-Class Passenger Amenities, Expanded Taxiway and Gate Capacity, State-of-the-Art Security, Streamlined Roadway Access and Centralized Ground Transportation Options – See Renderings Here
First New Gates Will Go Live in 2023 with Project Completion in 2025; 90 Percent of $13 Billion Plan Represents Private Investment
Includes 30 Percent MWBE Goal for Contracts and Financing Interests; Extensive Community Opportunities to be Created, Including Local Office to Assist with Contracting and Job Placement to Open in Jamaica this Fall
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced an historic $13 billion plan to transform John F. Kennedy International Airport into a modern 21st century airport anchored by two new world-class international terminal complexes on the airport’s north and south sides. This record investment — including $12 billion in private funding — advances the Governor’s vision for a unified and interconnected airport system with best-in-class passenger amenities, centralized ground transportation options and vastly improved roadways that collectively will increase the airport’s capacity by at least 15 million passengers a year.
PORT AUTHORITY AIRPORTS SET RECORD WITH 66.5 MILLION PASSENGERS IN FIRST HALF OF 2018
On August 8, 2018
John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International and LaGuardia airports all set individual first half of year records, as they push ahead of pace of 2017 record year
New York Stewart International Airport saw a 108 percent increase in passenger traffic during first six months of 2018, compared with same period in 2017
The Port Authority’s commercial airports set a record with 66.5 million passengers in the first half of 2018, an increase of 4.3 percent over the first six months of 2017.
PORT AUTHORITY BOARD APPROVES LARGEST EVER $32.2 BILLION 10-YEAR CAPITAL PLAN
On February 16, 2017
Plan reflects agency’s return to its core transportation mission; Leverages private sector dollars to help rebuild region’s aging infrastructure; Creates 235,400 job years and $56 billion in overall economic activity
The Port Authority Board of Commissioners today approved the agency’s largest ever $32.2 billion 2017-2026 Capital Plan, which reflects the agency’s continuing return to its core transportation mission and is expected to generate hundreds of thousands of jobs and billions in overall economic activity for the region.
GOVERNOR CUOMO PRESENTS 2ND PROPOSAL OF 2017 STATE OF THE STATE: TRANSFORMING JFK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
On January 04, 2017
Governor Cuomo Presents Vision Plan to Transform JFK Airport to Meet the Needs of the 21st Century Economy
Calls to Continue the Success of LaGuardia Redevelopment by Driving $7 Billion in Private Sector Investment to JFK
New York State DOT Projects to Improve Roadway Access to Airport on Van Wyck Expressway and at Kew Gardens Interchange
Unveils Design Competition for 20 Crossings Over Van Wyck Leading From JFK into New York to Welcome Travelers to the Region
Renderings of the New JFK Available Here and Video Overview of New York State Infrastructure Projects Available Here
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today presented a vision plan to transform JFK International Airport into an airport equipped to meet the demands of the 21st century and worthy of the State of New York. Based on the recommendations of the Governor’s Airport Advisory Panel, the vision plan lays out a comprehensive, airport-wide framework to create a unified, world-class airport.