THE PORT AUTHORITY OF NY & NJ

Press Release Article


UPDATE ON CONDITIONS AT PORT AUTHORITY FACILITIES

Date: Feb 13, 2014
Press Release Number: 38-2014

As a result of today’s major Nor’Easter snowstorm, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey reports the following update on conditions at its transportation facilities as of 9 a.m. today.

Airports

LaGuardia Airport is open. The airport is currently reporting 493 flight cancellations as of 9 a.m.

JFK International Airport is open. The airport is currently reporting 328 flight cancellations as of 9 a.m.

Newark Liberty International Airport is open. The airport is currently reporting 620 flight cancellations as of 9 a.m.

Stewart International Airport is open. The airport is currently reporting 16 flight cancellations as of 9 a.m.

Atlantic City International Airport is open. The airport is currently reporting 8 flight cancellations as of 9 a.m.

Teterboro Airport is open.

Airlines are reporting limited flight operations at Port Authority airports at this time. We remind all airline passengers to confirm flight times, departures and arrivals with the airline carriers before traveling to the airports.

AirTrain JFK is fully operational

AirTrain Newark is fully operational.

Tunnels and Bridges

The George Washington Bridge, Goethals Bridge, Bayonne Bridge, Outerbridge Crossing and Lincoln and Holland tunnels remain open. The Staten Island crossings have a 25 mph speed restriction.

Port Authority Bus Terminal

Numerous carriers are reporting major cancellations and delays in bus service this morning. Passengers are urged to check with carriers before leaving for the bus terminal.

PATH

All PATH service is operating on a normal schedule.

Ports

The port is open, but truck gates into the major container terminals are closed today and tomorrow.

Port Authority staff remain on 12-hour shifts at all of the agency's transportation facilities to maintain a safe level of service for the traveling public.

CONTACT:
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
212-435-7777

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency’s network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where construction crews are building the iconic One World Trade Center, which is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. The Port Authority receives no tax revenue from either the State of New York or New Jersey or from the City of New York. The agency raises the necessary funds for the improvement, construction or acquisition of its facilities primarily on its own credit. For more information, please visit http://www.panynj.gov.