Press Release Article


PORT AUTHORITY UPDATE ON CONDITIONS AT ITS TRANSPORTATION FACILITIES

Date: Jan 04, 2018
Press Release Number: 2-2018

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 11:30 a.m.

Airports:

JFK Airport: The airport is open. All flight activity is suspended due to wind and white out conditions.

AirTrain JFK is suspended. A busing operation is in place.

LaGuardia Airport: The airport is open. All flight activity is suspended due to wind and white out conditions

Newark Liberty International Airport: The airport is open. Airlines have cancelled 867 flights, 73 percent of normal flight activity

AirTrain Newark service is out of service from the NEC station to the P4 parking lot. A busing operation is in place.

Stewart International Airport. The airport is open. Airlines have cancelled 4 flights.

Two thirds of all flights at Port Authority airports are cancelled. 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. Commuter carriers are operating normally. Cancellations have been reported by long-haul carriers and travelers should check on the status of their specific bus line before going to the bus terminal.

PATH:

PATH is operating on a normal weekday schedule

Ports:

All port facilities are closed. All port terminals will reopen at 8 a.m. Friday, with the exception of GCT Bayonne, which will reopen at 6 a.m. Friday.

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.


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