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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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