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MEDIA ADVISORY - SERVICE ON AIRTRAIN JFK WILL BE SUSPENDED 10 PM WEDNESDAY, JULY 9 THROUGH 8 AM THURSDAY, JULY 10 DURING AIRPORT CONSTRUCTION

Date: Jul 07, 2014
Press Release Number: 142-2014

Free shuttle bus service is in place to minimize impacts to travelers

The Port Authority will suspend AirTrain JFK service from 10 p.m. Wednesday through 8 a.m. Thursday morning during airport construction. Free shuttle buses will be available for travelers at JFK Airport as an alternative during the service suspension.

Passengers and airport employees wishing to travel to the terminals and parking lots will need to take the shuttle provided by the Port Authority. Shuttle service will transport passengers to and from the following stops:

Jamaica Station - Federal Circle

Federal Circle - Central Terminal Area, making stops at all terminals; buses will not stop along service road stops.

Federal Circle - Kiss and Fly Lot; buses will not stop along the way.

Long-term Parking Lot 9 (canopy route/Lefferts Blvd.) - Central Terminal Area; buses will not stop at Federal Circle or along service road stops.

Central Terminal Area Loop, making stops at all terminals.

During this time, all buses will display appropriate route information on their electronic signs. Wait times will be minimized by increasing bus service during peak travel hours. Additional JFK Customer Care Representatives, AirTrain and other PA staff will be on duty to provide enhanced information for passengers during the train suspension.

For further updates on AirTrain JFK and other Port Authority airport travel advisories, please check
http://www.paalerts.com/recent_airportalerts.aspx

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.


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