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MEDIA ADVISORY - SERVICE ON AIRTRAIN JFK WILL BE SUSPENDED STARTINGAT 8 P.M. TONIGHT, JUNE 4, THROUGH 4 P.M. MONDAY, JUNE 8,FOR SYSTEM MAINTENANCE

Date: Jun 04, 2015
Press Release Number: 82-2015

Free shuttle bus service will be in place to minimize impacts to travelers

Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, June 4, AirTrain JFK service from Federal Circle to all airline terminals and between terminals within the Central Terminal Area (CTA) will be suspended through 4 p.m. Monday, June 8, for scheduled system maintenance work.

Additionally, there will be no AirTrain JFK service from Howard Beach and Lefferts Boulevard stations to Federal Circle. Free shuttle buses will be provided from Howard Beach and Lefferts Boulevard stations and from Federal Circle to all airline terminals and within the Central Terminal Area.

AirTrain JFK service will continue to operate normally from Federal Circle to Jamaica Station except on Sunday, June 7. On Sunday, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., AirTrain JFK service will be suspended at all AirTrain stations – Jamaica Station, Federal Circle, Howard Beach, Lefferts Boulevard – and at all airline terminals within the Central Terminal Area. Free shuttle bus service will be provided at the affected stations and within the CTA.

During this time, route information will appear on electronic signs on the buses. Additional JFK Airport Customer Care Representatives and other Port Authority staff will be on duty to provide enhanced information to passengers during the train suspension.

Travelers are urged to leave extra time to get to and from the airport during these hours and to see a Customer Care Representative for assistance if needed.

For further updates on AirTrain JFK or for other Port Authority airport travel advisories, please check http://www.paalerts.com/recent_airportalerts.aspx or call (888) JFK-INFO (535-4636).

To learn more about the Port Authority, visit us at panynj.gov or on our blog at portfolio.panynj.gov.

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