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JFK International Airport

Terminal 5 at JFK Airport

Aer Lingus operates out of JetBlue’s award-winning Terminal 5 at JFK Airport. Renowned for its customer experience, service and concessions, T5 features the latest and greatest, including free Wi-Fi, 24 food and beverage outlets and 27 retail shops. 

Aer Lingus has its own dedicated area within the terminal, allowing for easy check in, baggage handling and seamless connections.

Airport Information and Directions

John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) is located in the southeastern section of Queens County, New York City, 15 miles by highway from midtown Manhattan. Directions.

Terminal Information

The award-winning, state-of-the-art Terminal 5 offers great features and amenities, including:

  • Up to 15 security lanes
  • 26 gates with seats aplenty
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • 55,000 sq. feet of great food and shopping, including 24 food & beverage outlets and 27 retail outlets
  • Large children’s play area and much more! 

Check-In Time

Please check-in three hours prior to your scheduled departure time. Check in desks open at 2:00pm at the south end of Terminal 5. 

Lounge Location

Business class passengers and Gold Circle members are invited to use the Airspace Lounge in Terminal 5.

Connecting Flights

Connecting with JetBlue

Effective April 3, 2013, customers connecting to or from a JetBlue flight will arrive and depart from Terminal 5. Baggage will be transferred to your final destination allowing you to enjoy all that Terminal 5 has to offer.

Connecting to/from other carriers

Traveling To USA

All Aer Lingus flights will arrive into Terminal 5. If you are connecting from Aer Lingus to another airline please follow the signs for the AirTrain and transfer to your connecting flight terminal. Your bags will be transferred to the connecting carrier and will be ready for pick up at your final destination. Terminal transfers between terminals via AirTrain are free of charge.

Traveling to Ireland

If the airline you began your travel with has checked your bags to your final destination all you need to do is follow the signs for the AirTrain and transfer to Terminal 5.  Your bags will be transferred to Terminal 5 and will be ready for pick up at your final destination. If you have separate tickets pick up your bags and follow the signs for AirTrain to transfer to Terminal 5. Aer Lingus is located at the South end of the terminal. Check in desks open at 2.00 pm. Terminal transfers between terminals via AirTrain are free of charge.

Ground Transportation/Parking

Buses, taxis and shuttle vans are available at the arrivals level.

Subway and AirTrain
Take the E, J or Z subway lines to Jamaica (Sutphin-Archer Avenue station) or the A subway line to Howard Beach station. From there, take the AirTrain to Terminal 5/6. The AirTrain fare to/from the airport terminals and the Jamaica or Howard Beach stations is $5 per person.

Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)
Take the Long Island Rail Road commuter rail service from Long Island and New York City to Jamaica station. From there, take the AirTrain to Terminal 5/6. The AirTrain fare to/from the airport terminals and the Jamaica or Howard Beach stations is $5 per person.

Car
Located near the Van Wyck Expressway and Belt Parkway.

Parking
Please park at the parking garage at Terminal 5/6 (the yellow lot) and follow the signs for the skywalk to T5.

Kiss 'n' Fly
Avoid parking costs and airport traffic. Get dropped off and picked up at the free "Kiss 'n' fly" lot, located at the Lefferts Boulevard exit off the Van Wyck Expressway. From there, customers can take the Airtrain and ride free to all airport terminals.

Cell phone lot
If you're picking someone up from T5, save gas and tedious circling by pulling into the cell phone lot, located off the Federal Circle exit of the Van Wyck Expressway. The traveler can then call as soon as they land.
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