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JFK Airport Parking Information

You can use two different types of parking at JFK airport:

Long-Term JFK Airport Parking
Located at Lefferts Blvd, 4 miles from CTA
AirTrain services link parking with the terminals.

Parking rates

$18 for up to 24 hours
$6 for each 8-hour period over first 24 hours

Daily JFK Airport Parking

Green parking - Terminals 1,2,3
Blue parking - Terminal 4
Yellow parking - Terminals 5 & 6
Orange parking - Terminal 7
Red - Terminals 8 & 9

Parking rates

$3 for the first half hour
$6 for up to 1 hour
$3 for each additional half hour, up to $33 maximum each 24-hour period


Can someone else verify this happened to them? Because this is exactly how I was planning to park (short term and just pay the max $30 a day for convenience); so if it doesn't work this way, I'd like to know ahead of time if there is some kind of weird surcharge

if you travel for week can you leave your car in the parking lot and how i get there and how much i will paying for that week

How long can I expect to take from long term parking to the terminal areas?

I just called info and I asked them the same thing. I was told that they have the Air Train and you should give yourself an extra 30 mins for this.
If you have more queries, just call them.
Have a safe trip!

Im traveling alone from Feb 22nd to 25th and I need to leave my car at the long-term parking, is it safe to park for few days? Are the parking lots equipped with surveillance? This is the first time I'm leaving my car because one person I knew had his SUV GPS stolen and override the alarm system, could that be possible? If for instance there's no parking space, are there any options where to leave vehicle? THANKS! Looking forward for some response

yes, the parking area is equipped with 24 hour surveillance monitored by workers. I once left my car on the streets near the JFK airport and nothing happened, which can be another alternative for you. but i did not leave anything behind and the car was a piece of junk.

Can I drive right up to the Jet Blue arrival terminal to pick up a friend?

Yes, you can. I suggest you have your friend call you cell phone when they are coming out of the building then you can drive by and pick them up. Make sure you know if they are outside the baggage claim area or ticketing. Baggage claim is labled "arrivals" and Ticketing is "departures" they are separate buildings and not the normal top and bottom floors you see at most airports.
There is a Cell Phone waiting area you can park in for free at is in the airport but its still 5 minutes away from the terminal. It is near Federal Circle. It is better than driving around in circles and burning precious fuel.

My husband wants to know where to pick me up at JFK. I am flying into Jet Blue, think it is terminal 6 about 9:00PM on a weekday night. He would need short time parking because I can't walk too far.

I'm meeting passengers arriving on Delta at terminal 3. Can I drive up to arrivals to pickup their luggage or do I have to use short term parking?


I just put my parking ticket through the laundry by accident (oops), and I am doubtful the magnetic stripe will still work when we go to leave the lot. What should I do? We left JFK on Friday, December 28, and we're returning Saturday, January 4, and so we should owe for 8-9 days of parking. Thank you in advance for your help :) Steve

yo where should i park if i am goin christmas day???

Hi, does anyone know if parking will be easy over the new year period? I found air park and avistar are both sold out during that period. Any comments?

Where do we park to pick up passengers from american airlines that has international passengers that will go through customs??????????????????????????Dan


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