John F. Kennedy International Airport - New York
John F. Kennedy International Airport, is located in Queens, about 15 miles from the city of Manhattan. It is the airport with the highest number of international passengers within the United States, and its terminals annually host more than 50 million people.
John F. Kennedy International Airport covers an area of 4930 acres, with 4 runways, 7 operating passenger terminals, and 125 gates. An automated transport system (the free AirTrain service) connects all terminals, a parking sector, a shuttle area and car rental services.
The John F. Kennedy International Airport, offers passengers a wide range of services, including restaurants, Internet-connected computers, fax machines, currency exchange office, post office, ATM machines, chapels, a medical and first aid center, baby hygiene romos, duty-free shops and other services.
Aeropuerto Internacional John F. Kennedy also has a parking lot with over 15,000 parking spaces: for long and short stays, as well as hourly parking. The parking place signs are color-coded to indicate the distance to the terminals.
Renting a car in John F. Kennedy International Airport
In Arrivals, each terminal near the baggage carousel offers courtesy phones with instructions to contact every car rental company, such as Alamo, Avis, Dollar, Budget, Hertz, National and Thrifty, among others. To go to the car rental area, simply take the AirTrain to Federal Circle C station.
It is important to know that the best car rental rates are achieved by booking a vehicle ahead of time through online promotions, usually offered on sites like RentingCarz. Once you have made your reservation, you just have to present the voucher with the confirmation number at the counter, along with a driver's license and credit card under the name on the reservation.
Leaving John F. Kennedy International Airport
John F. Kennedy International Airport is found along the Van Wyck Expressway highway (I-678). Once you leave the airport and drive your rental car into Manhattan, just follow I-678 North to the junction with I-495 (Long Island Expressway); then you must continue East to Long Island Manhattan. The 17W output will lead to I-278 road that leads to the Williamsburg Bridge in downtown Manhattan. The whole trip, with normal traffic, lasts approximately 40 minutes.