THE PORT AUTHORITY OF NY & NJ

Press Release Article


UPDATE ON CONDITIONS AT PORT AUTHORITY FACILITIES

Date: Jan 26, 2015
Press Release Number: 16-2015

As a result of the major winter storm impacting the New York-New Jersey region, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey reports the following update on conditions at its transportation facilities as of 8:30 p.m. today.

Airports

LaGuardia Airport is open. The airport is reporting 722 flight cancellations as of 8:30 p.m. No flight activity is scheduled for Tuesday.

JFK International Airport is open. The airport is reporting 540 flight cancellations as of 8:30 p.m. Minimal flight activity is scheduled for Tuesday.

Newark Liberty International Airport is open. The airport is reporting 503 flight cancellations as of 8:30 p.m. Minimal flight activity is scheduled for Tuesday.

Stewart International Airport is open. The airport is reporting 9 flight cancellations as of 8:30 p.m. No flight activity is scheduled on Tuesday.

Atlantic City International Airport is open. The airport is reporting 3 charter flight cancellations as of 8:30 p.m.

Teterboro Airport is open.

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

AirTrain JFK will suspend service at midnight tonight.

AirTrain Newark is operational.

Tunnels and Bridges

The George Washington Bridge, Goethals Bridge, Bayonne Bridge, Outerbridge Crossing and Lincoln and Holland tunnels will be closed at 11 p.m.

Port Authority Bus Terminal/George Washington Bridge Bus Station

The bus terminal and the bus station remain open but bus service in and out of both facilities will be suspended as of 11 p.m.

PATH

PATH service will operate on a weekend schedule from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. At 11 p.m., all PATH service will be suspended.

Ports

All port facilities are closed, and will remain closed on Tuesday.

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 the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center 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.