There are 8 operating airline terminals At JFK Airport, Terminals 1 to 8. Terminals are located around the central terminal area (CTA). The terminals and parking lots in the central terminal area are divided into five areas.

Telephone numbers:

Police/Emergency Services
(718) 244-4333

Lost and Found
(718) 244-4225
(718) 244-4226

Medical Services
(718) 656-5344
Building 198

Airport Information
(718) 244-4444



There is free air train from one terminal to the other one.


I am traveling to US (by American Airlines) for the first time and I will be on a Student Visa (Indian Passport)
I will arrive at JFK from London by AA101 at 1.30 PM and will board AA4333 to Pittsburgh at 2.55 PM. My concern is 1 hr 25 min layover time at JFK. Will I get through immigration, baggage check in and stuff in 1.5 hours?
One thing to note is that I will remain on terminal 8 as my next flight is from the same terminal. Will it still be an issue? Since I am not changing terminals, will immigration happen at JFK or in Pittsburgh? And just in case I do miss the flight, will it be the airline's responsibilty to make sure I get the next flight? Or will I have to pay? I have already booked the ticket so what can be done now? Agency is saying it won't be a issue.

Help will be appreciated.

You should be good to go with that time frame.

Hi, My grandparents are coming to Canada from Bangladesh with a connecting flight at JFK. They will arrive at terminal 8 on saudia airlines and then have to go to terminal 1 to get the connecting flight to canada. They have a visa for Canada but not US and dont speak a word of english, will this be an issue when they are going through customs/immigration(not sure which one)at terminal 8 to transfer terminal 1. thanks.

August 8 i arrive at JFK terminal 3.
Mij daughter arrives same time at terminal 4.

1 Quikest way terminal 3 too 4 ?
2 Where can i meet my daugther after customs the best ?


It might be an issue especially talking to U.S Customs.

My husband is coming to join me in London for the Olympics. His Delta flight from ATL arrives at JFK 1 Sept 2012 @ 4.10pm. Could you please advise if there'll be enough time for him to make his British Airways flight at terminal 7 for 6.50pm? He would need to clear customs then check in with BA with ample time to clear security and board his flight. Is 2.5hrs enough to do so? And are there trains that links the international and domestic terminals together?

Yes and yes.

Arriving into Terminal 8 from the UK with American Airlines. Getting a connecting flight to Indianapolis with American Airlines. Does American Airlines operate all its flights from Terminal 8?


What terminal does Hawaiian Airlines operate out of?


My family will arrive at JFK terminal 8 with Royal Jordanian flight on 29 July at 1615 hrs, next flight is from Terminal 5 with JetBlue at 2000hrs.
Please advice if this time between the flight is ok for immigration and custom and what is the best way to reach from Terminal 8 to terminal 5.

You have a good time frame to connect. Take an air train on track 2 from T8 to T5.


I leave Brazil to Belgium in augustus and I have to change my flight in JFK airport NY. I will arrive in terminal 8 at 6.25am and wait until 6.10pm in the same terminal before taking my airplane to back in Belgium.

It is about 12 boring hours, so my questions are :

May I have free to leave the terminal 8 to visit NY and go back later ?
If yes, what is the process ?


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