-1

As I understand it: there were8 terminals at JFK of which two are demolished. To move from the 'sterile' area of one terminal to any other terminal, passengers must

  1. exit the sterile area,
  2. take the air train or a shuttle bus,
  3. and be rescreened by the security.

This would imply that each terminal has at least one (or more) TSA screening entry nodes per terminal. Is there a good resource that enumerates the number of screening entry nodes for terminals 2,4,5,&8? Bonus for any other Terminals.

JFK Terminal map of Terminal 5 does not explicitly call out the screening point. UPDATE: the legend in other terminal maps provide the symbol for security.

enter image description here

I would like to understand the answer to the question so as to get a sense of what it would take to transit from one sterile area of the terminal to the other. The more entry nodes could confer greater speed. If you have experience transiting through these terminal entry nodes, please state this in the response

closed as off-topic by JonathanReez, Giorgio, Ali Awan, pnuts, David Richerby Jan 14 '17 at 17:47

  • This question does not appear to be about traveling within the scope defined in the help center.
If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

  • Why do you care? – JonathanReez Jan 14 '17 at 14:50
  • 1
    How is this a travel question? – Willeke Jan 14 '17 at 14:50
  • I'm not really sure what you mean by a screening "node". Anyway, this isn't of much use in estimating screening speed unless you also know something about how many people are being screened. – Nate Eldredge Jan 14 '17 at 15:51
  • You might also want to clarify the title. The answer to the title question is simply "yes', but your question is asking for something much more detailed. – Nate Eldredge Jan 14 '17 at 15:52
  • 1
    If you want estimates of how long it will take to go through security, rather than the number of "nodes," then the TSA website has them, though they may be of limited utility. – Zach Lipton Jan 14 '17 at 16:20
1

There are maps at http://www.panynj.gov/airports/jfk-airport-map.html where you can see the locations of security checkpoints as a dotted red region. There is one checkpoint shown in each terminal. I do not know what you mean by "entry node" but perhaps this is what you were looking for.

If your question is about the specific configuration of the checkpoints (number of waiting lines / ID check podiums / X-ray scanners / metal detectors / etc) then note that such things are easily and frequently reconfigured, so any answer could be instantly obsolete.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.