Press Release Article


Date: Sep 30, 2010
Press Release Number: 65-2010

At its monthly meeting this afternoon, the Port Authority Board of Commissioners took the following actions:

  • Authorized supplemental lease agreements with AMB Property, L.P., for its continued management and operation of multi-tenant, multi-purpose facilities at Buildings 75 and 77 at John F. Kennedy International Airport through the year 2025.
  • Authorized a five-year lease agreement with SheltAir Aviation JFK, LLC to manage the fixed-based general aviation aircraft operation from Building 145 at John F. Kennedy International Airport.
  • Authorized the fifth phase of the Newark Liberty International Airport Terminals A and B concessions program, which provides for seven to 10-year lease agreements in Terminals A and B covering a total of seven concessions.
  • Authorized a negotiated agreement with AvPORTS to operate and maintain Teterboro Airport for a five-year term.
  • Authorized an agreement with the Trust for Public Land, a national non-profit land conservation organization, to enable the Port Authority to provide reimbursement to TPL for the cost of improvements to the North Shore Marina in Staten Island to create public waterfront access to the property.
  • Authorized a Memorandum of Agreement with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for the Port Authority to indemnify DEC for the Old Place Creek Salt Marsh restoration project in Staten Island, New York. The project will enhance and restore wetlands areas adjacent to the Goethals Bridge, thereby reducing storm water and storm surge impacts on the roadway network serving the bridge.
  • Authorized agreements with public and private entities to provide for the demolition and replacement of two navigation range towers, which must be relocated to accommodate navigational requirements in the Port Jersey Channel, as part of the 50-foot Harbor Deepening Project, and the implementation of protective measures for a Passaic Valley Sewerage Commissioners outfall tunnel, required to accommodate wharf and berth improvements at the Port Jersey Port Authority Marine Terminal.
  • Authorized a new lease with FAPS, Inc., for the lease of approximately 104 acres at Port Newark through December 31, 2019, for the continued operation of a vehicle processing facility, as well as an agreement for the use and operation of a 15-acre rail terminal adjacent to its leasehold.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Steve Coleman, 212 435-7777

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey operates many of the busiest and most important transportation links in the region. They include John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International, LaGuardia, Stewart International and Teterboro airports; AirTrain JFK and AirTrain Newark; the George Washington Bridge and Bus Station; the Lincoln and Holland tunnels; the three bridges between Staten Island and New Jersey; the PATH (Port Authority Trans-Hudson) rapid-transit system; Port Newark; the Elizabeth-Port Authority Marine Terminal; the Howland Hook Marine Terminal on Staten Island; the Port Authority Auto Marine Terminal; the Brooklyn Piers/Red Hook Container Terminal; and the Port Authority Bus Terminal in midtown Manhattan. The agency also owns the 16-acre World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan and is a partner in the Access to the Region’s Core tunnel project. 

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