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John F. Kennedy International Airport (IATA:JFK), serving New York City, USA.

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Can I check in at a desk (JFK) from inside security?

I have a flight out of JFK (to London). I want to fly to JFK from ATL (on a different ticket) and arrive a few hours prior. I am not checking any bags, so there are no issues there. My main question:...
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After checking in luggage for upcoming American flight, can I get between Terminal 7 and Terminal 8 at JFK

I plan to check my luggage at Terminal 8 for my American Airline flight out of JFK. However, I would like to use the Alaska Airline Lounge in Terminal 7. Can I get from Terminal 8 to 7 & back ...
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Fastest/cheapest New York airport to get to Brooklyn

Which of the three main New York airports (EWR, LGA, JFK) should I fly to to be the fastest/cheapest way possible to Brooklyn (Moore St, Brooklyn, NY 11206)? I'm planning to arrive in NY at about 9/...
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2-hour layover between flights, LaGuardia to JFK

My flight lands at LaGuardia from Fort Worth but then my next flight to Bermuda is from JFK on a Sunday. I'm landing at 3pm and taking off at 5.10pm... Is this possible in August?
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JFK Alaska Lounge time limit with Priority Pass

I have close to a 9-hour layover at JFK (I'll be meeting a friend and we'll take the next flight together.) I'll be arriving and departing from Terminal 7, which has the Alaska Lounge. However, the ...
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Who else to contact about missing luggage?

I flew JFK-->AMS-->HER. The first leg was operated by KLM and the second by Transavia. I bought my ticket through Delta. At JFK, they checked my bag all the way to HER, even though my layover at ...
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Why isn't there a direct train from JFK to Manhattan?

The current public transport system in JFK requires that you take a train ('AirTrain') to Jamaica Station and then switch there for a train to downtown New York City. This makes it quite inconvenient (...
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Is there any relatively fast yet cheap way to reach the Bronx, NYC, from JFK?

In about 12 days (on Wednesday 30th) I'll be travelling to New York City and I'll arrive at JFK around 4pm. I will stay in an AirBnB that's located in the Bronx (Neill Avenue), and I'd like to be ...
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In practice, is travelling from Philadelphia to JFK by rail for a flight connection as easy as doing the same by air?

Looking at connection times on paper, a trip by rail from Philadelphia to JFK to catch a connecting flight to Amsterdam seems as good as a catching a flight from PHL-JFK-AMS. The journey time seems ...
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How non-US citizen can transfer between terminals at JFK? [duplicate]

How non-US citizen can transfer between terminals at JFK? For example: arriving on Alitalia Terminal 1 and need transfer to JetBlue departure to Cancun from terminal 5? Any help much appreciated. ...
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Can I use the airtrain from JFK if I'm not flying? [duplicate]

I'm going to pick up someone from JFK terminal 1. I wanted to know whether I can use the AirTrain from any terminal on JFK to Jamaica station? Can I go through the terminal and use the AirTrain even ...
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For a domestic-to-international flight, will I need to claim luggage?

I will be traveling abroad by myself this summer and I was wondering if anyone can help answer some of my questions. I will be departing from TPA to JFK, then JFK to Istanbul, and Istanbul to ...
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Does JFK offer gate passes to pick-up/drop-off unaccompanied minor?

I am picking up my 12-year old niece on a jetBlue flight that lands at JFK then dropping her off at JFK a couple of days later for her return flight. Does JFK offer a gate pass so that I can pick her ...
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New York JFK connection for two separately purchased international flights [duplicate]

Here is my itinerary, followed by my question: X (a European city) --> New York, JFK New York, JFK --> Y (a South American city) Do I need to pass through the passport control at JFK if I ...
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Transfer time from JFK to EWR

I'm flying into JFK on Cathay Pacific, then onto Ithaca, NY from Newark International on United. Can anyone advise the transit time via taxi from JFK to Newark Int'l? Will traffic be an issue driving ...
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Domestic to international at JFK

I have a flight from Raleigh-Durham via JFK/New York to Incheon, South Korea. It's JetBlue from RDU to JFK and Asiana from JFK to ICN. I only have 2 hours layover in New York and I was worried about ...
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go through U.S. passport control with non-U.S. citizen? [duplicate]

me (US citizen) flying into JFK from my home in Germany with my German girlfriend, and my three teenage kids from an earlier marriage (dual citizens). can Martina, the German girlfriend, pass through ...
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Travelling from JFK to Jersey City

How do I get from JFK to Jersey City NJ 07305 USA , What are the fastest options using Public Transportation ?
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Using a different terminal (post security area) at JFK

We have a fairly long connection coming up at JFK, and we thought we'd like to have a leisurely meal at the airport. However, we depart from T7, and I'm told that it has the poorest restaurant ...
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Arriving from Florida into JFK and waiting time to international flight over 10 hours.

My niece is doing a birth rite trip to Israel. She flies into JFK in the early afternoon. Her connection isn't until 2 am. Is it possible for me to meet her and wait with her so she isn't sitting in ...
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Transfer from JFK Terminal 2 to Terminal 4

I have family who does not speak English. They are changing planes in JFK Airport and will most likely be transferring from Terminal 2 (Delta) to Terminal 4 (China Southern Airlines). At first I ...
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LGA/JFK connections for trip to Moscow [duplicate]

I have a trip next month to Moscow. I am flying to LGA and have 2.5 hours to switch to JFK before my departure on Aeroflot to Moscow. Is that enough time to switch airports?
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Is this connection through JFK airport doable?

I'm currently deciding whether to book this flight, the only doubt I have is the return flight. Delta DL6304 - Toronto (YYZ) to JFK @ 8:24PM 51 minutes wait Delta DL409 - JFK @ 9:15PM to Edinburgh (...
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Would 3 hours be an ok transfer time from LGA to JFK for international flight?

My flight got changed and I now only have 3 hours (gate to gate) to get from LGA to JFK on Qatar Airways (going to Doha) on a Friday morning in May. The flight lands in LGA on Terminal B on Fri 8:05 ...
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Arriving at JFK (New York) Terminal 5 from SXM (Saint Martin)?

Flying from SXM nonstop to JFK via Jetblue Saturday departing 3PM local time. Will it arrive at JB terminal 5 or the international 4? I ask because terminal 4 is full of protesters, which I would ...
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JFK vs EWR: which is better for arrival with an infant? (immigration lines etc) [closed]

We'll be visiting the US with a young kid (<2 y.o.) and I wonder which of the airports will be better in terms of immigration lines (in EWR they seem to be shorter on average) and general ...
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Where to buy E-ZPass at JFK?

I need to purchase an EZPass for my JFK rental car. Is there a shop in the airport that sells these? I understand rental companies sell it as a service, but I would like to have my own pass.
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Traveling from Ohio to New York's JFK airport to catch an evening, same-day flight?

I have an international flight that leaves around 8:30pm from JFK on a Saturday. I'm traveling with seven other friends from around the Cleveland/Columbus, Ohio area (haven't decided on which city we ...
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JFK by Public transportation

The map indicates there are two routes from Manhattan to JFK: E-Train to Jamaica Center, then transfer to AirTrain to JFK A-Train to to Howard Beach, then transfer to AirTrain to JFK My reading ...
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Options for travel from JFK Airport to Yonkers, NY?

What are the options for travelling from JFK Airport to Yonkers? Would I be able to get a taxi at the airport, if so what would be a ball park figure for the cost? Someone warned me that drivers only ...
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JFK to New Jersey on a student's budget

I am traveling to New Jersey on the 4th of November, but unfortunately my air ticket is booked via JFK. There were no direct flights to EWR from where I live. Which is the best possible way to ...
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Paying tax at dutyfree shop?

Recently (Oct 2016) I flew from New York JFK to Brussels. While at JFK I bought a lipstick at the duty free shop. The lady saw my boarding pass and said that since I was flying to Belgium I had to pay ...
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What is the customs process after entering JFK international airport?

For example, I want to go to America by airplane. I had the non immigrant visa (N.I.V.) from the American embassy in Turkey, issued to my Turkish passport. I exited from Turkey by using the Istanbul ...
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Transfer from JFK Terminal 4 to Terminal 7

Do we take "The All Terminals" JFK AirTrain inside Terminal 4 or do we have to go outside and go through security again to get to Terminal 7?
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Which is the NYC airport with the quickest customs operations?

I'll be flying into NYC from London and I wonder which among the three area airports (JFK, LGA and EWR) is the quickest for custom operations. I generally fly through JFK but operations are often ...
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Traveling from JFK to Manhattan with 6 bags

Me and my friend will be relocating to US. We will land at New York City JFK at about 8am and our destination is in Manhattan. I am aware of transportation options like Yellow Taxi, Uber, Metros. ...
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Capsule hotels in New-York JFK

I'll have a 5 hour layover in the JFK airport and I'll be suffering from jetlag. Is there a cheap capsule hotel where I can pay for, say, 3 hour stay and have a short nap?
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How to get from Manhattan to JFK by subway?

How can I go to JFK Airport from the Greyhound station in Manhattan by using the subway? What are the subway stations called at the Greyhound station in Manhattan and at JFK Airport?
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Allowed Baggage size in emirates between India and USA

My journey is from Bangalore, India (BLR) to New York, USA (JFK) via Dubai in Emirates (Economy Flex). I have an American Tourister bag and the model is same as this [Link]. The Length + Width + ...
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JFK Airport to a hotel in NJ, Newark with my luggage? How to get there cost effectively and easily?

I am traveling to JFK New York airport from Dubai and need to go to a hotel in Clark, NJ. Please tell me what is the cost effective and easiest mode of transport as I will have my luggage with me too. ...
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Driving from Cape Cod to JFK for an evening flight - feasible?

On a Thursday morning in August, I will set off from Cape Cod. I want to get to JFK at 16.00h (my flight to Europe departs 19.25h, but I like to be early). Google says I can drive it in a little over ...
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USA immigration JFK or Seattle?

I am an Indian living in Belgium. I am travelling to Seattle via New York JFK airport from Brussels. I am travelling with Delta for both the legs. I have 4 hours(3hr 54min) of stopover time at JFK. My ...
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Arriving at JFK Airport; how does the taxi queue work?

I'm planning a trip to NYC in a month from now, and was looking for a taxi from JFK to Manhattan. I've read that there's a queue for taxi in every terminal. How does it work? How can I recognize it? ...
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What is the schedule of the free 'car rental shuttle' at JFK?

An answer on the question "Getting from New York JFK airport to Manhattan, without the sneaky airtrain exit fee?" suggests that there is a free shuttle between the car rental parking lot at JFK and ...
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Why are some shops duty free and not others at JFK international airport?

Flying to Dubai from JFK, I went to a shop with only $14 left so I decided to spend it. Then the tax was added on afterwards. I thought all shops in the international lounge were duty free world wide. ...
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Options for JFK to EWR transfer

I am flying home (Minneapolis) from London after Christmas, and I realized too late that my ticket has me flying into JFK then out of Newark. I land 2:50pm on Sunday (Jan 3rd), then my flight out of ...
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Eithad preclearance at Abu Dhabi, landing at JFK, connecting flight at LGA and checked in baggage

I'll be doing US customs preclearance at Abu Dhabi airport and landing at JFK airport. But my connecting flight is at LGA. Do I have to claim my checked in luggage at JFK and then recheck it at LGA or ...
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Refused boarding with Lufthansa because I didn't have a valid return ticket. Any chance of getting my money back?

I was flying from JFK (New York) to Casablanca, Morocco on Lufthansa with my dog. The only reason I was flying on Lufthansa, is they have the best track record for handling pets out of any of the ...
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Accommodation/lodging upon arrival at JFK?

We are having a family member fly into John F. Kennedy International Airport at roughly 23:00 on a Friday evening but due to a transportation/logistics mix-up we're forced to wait until roughly 16:00 ...
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Returning to UK from John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY

I would like to know what the procedures are on departing JFK. I'm allowing three hours before my flight. Will that be enough? What do I do then? Where do I find check-in?