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New York City Airports


There are three major airports in that service the NYC area: LaGuardia, JFK and Newark airport. Most major carriers fly into the area including American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta, Continental and British Airways.


John F. Kennedy International Airport

JFK is the main international airport. It is located about 15 miles in Queens. It is fairly simple to get transportation into the city. It’s best to take a cab or a bus into Manhattan. Plan on about an hour. Effective in September, cab rides will cost $52.00 plus tolls and tip. Buses will leave you at Grand Central Terminal.

If you need to rent a car you can catch a shuttle from outside baggage claim to the rental car offices. Although if you are staying in Manhattan we do not recommend renting a car. Car rentals can be rather expensive. Add in the high cost and difficult availability of parking and then the traffic-forget it. We say use public transportation and save yourself the headache.

Airport Services 718-244-4444
Port Authority Web Site: www.panynj.gov/aviation/jfkframe.HTM

 
NY Airport Parking Tip
We found a company that will let you reserve a spot in advance. They offer secure parking with good rates within 5 minutes of the airport-free transportation to and from the terminals.
Find out more about JFK / Laguardia Airport Parking


La Guardia Airport

LGA airport is located in nearby Long Island in Queens. It is about 9 miles from Manhattan. Most major carriers fly into LaGuardia.

Port Authority Web Site: www.panynj.gov/aviation/lgaframe.HTM


Newark Airport

EWR located in New Jersey is an international airport that also services the Big Apple. The airport is located about 17 miles from the city and cab fare runs about $45. There are also cheaper bus services that will get you into Manhattan as well that you can consider. The New Jersey transit buses run every 20 minutes and will leave you at the PORT AUTHORITY Bus station in Manhattan.

Port Authority of Newark 973-961-6000
Port Authority Web Site: www.panynj.gov/aviation/ewrframe.HTM

Shuttle Buses and Deals
Both JFK and La Guardia are serviced by Shuttle Buses. These shuttles can be an economic alternative to taking a Cab

New York - JFK, Newark (EWR) and La Guardia (LGA) Airport to Manhattan Hotel Transfer

Starting from USD $17 per person

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theHistory
 
LaGuardia Airport was named for Fiorello Henry LaGuardia, considered to be one of the best mayors in New York City. Served in office for 3 terms 1934—1945.


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