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IATA Code
IATA: JFK
Geocoordinates
40.633333
-73.783333
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JFK Airport Departures

John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK) originally named as Idlewild Airport was renamed JFK international airport in 1935 in the name of John F. Kennedy the 35th president of America. In the previous year (2011) it was the busiest airport of the Northern States of United States of America for national and international flight operations and it handled more air traffic than any other airport in North America. In the previous year (2011) this airport also made into seventeen busiest airports in the world and the sixth busiest in the United States. Its flight departure capacity is also huge and facilities are also up to the modern standards. Its upgraded terminals have made it a hub of base operations of over ninety international airlines.

Its eight flight operating terminals make it easy for passengers come in and out United States in major airline companies. American Airlines, Delta, JetBlue and Evergreen International Airlines use this international airport as their regional hub for their flight operations so its convenient for most passengers if they want to go in and out the United States through this highly furnished airport.

Its terminal 4 is one of the most modern, airy, vast and up to date flight terminals of the world. This terminal serves over forty national and international airlines which carry over nine million passengers per year. This terminal is the model of modern of 21st century air transportation. The terminal 5 is under up gradation by Jet Blue which will increase its boarding area from 635,000 square feet to 780,000 square feet. This international airport is also the only gateway to the Big Apple and for many it’s also the only gateway to America. Though it’s a very big airport yet the departure facilities are up to the modern standards and they airport is fully equipped to deal with loads of passengers.