Airports in NYC
New York City is served by three main airports (JFK, EWR & LGA). Upon arrival, you will have multiple options for reaching the city center.
John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) is the primary international airport serving New York City and is the fifth-busiest airport in the U.S. by boarded passengers. JFK is located in Southern Queens and is 15.7 miles from Times Sqaure. While JFK is the most known New York aiport, it's not exactly your best option should you be staying in Manhattan. Choose JFK if your final destination is in Park Slopes, Brooklyn Heights for other surrounding neighborhoods. Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) is the primary airport serving New Jersey, however, you should still consider it if you're staying in Manhattan. It too is about 15 miles out from the city center; however, your trip could be much quicker than coming from JFK. Depends on traffic. LaGuardia Airport (LGA), located in Northen Queens, and should only be considered if your final destination is in Long Island City, Williamsburg, or Manhattan's East Side. LGA is known for flight cancellations and delays.