THE PORT AUTHORITY OF NY & NJ

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PORT AUTHORITY UPDATE ON CONDITIONS AT ITS TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES

Date: Mar 14, 2017
Press Release Number: 38-2017

As a result of the major snowstorm 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 10:30 a.m.

Airports:

JFK Airport: The airport is open. Airlines have cancelled 772 flights of the normal 1,200 daily flights

AirTrain JFK is operating normally

LaGuardia Airport: The airport is open. Airlines have cancelled 1,124 flights of the normal 1,150 daily flights

Newark Liberty International Airport: The airport is open. Airlines have cancelled 1,015 flights of the normal 1,200 daily flights

AirTrain Newark service is suspended. Free bus service is being provided

Atlantic City International Airport. The airport is open and there is currently normal flight activity.

Stewart International Airport. The airport is open. Airlines have cancelled 14 flights.

Airline passengers are strongly urged to call their carrier before going to the airports today or later this week and also should not go to the airports unless they have a reservation.

Tunnels and Bridges:

The George Washington Bridge, Lincoln and Holland tunnels and the Staten Island bridges are all open. The GWB has a 35 mph speed restriction and the Staten Island bridges have a 25 mph speed restriction.

Port Authority Bus Terminal

The bus terminal is open but commuter and long-haul carriers have cancelled all service from the facility until further notice.

PATH:

PATH is operating on a normal weekday schedule

Ports:

All port facilities are closed today.

Contact:
The 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.