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New York - John F. Kennedy International Airport

Check-in Counter

Terminal 7 (British Airways Terminal),

  • Economy Class - main/centre aisle (British Airways World Traveller Check-in Area)
  • First Class, Business Class, The Club - left aisle (British Airways ClubWorld Check-in Area)

(Check-in hours: 3.5 hours to scheduled departure time
Flights close out at 40 minutes prior to departure.)


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British Airways Galleries Lounge

Location: Terminal 7 Airside, turn left at the top of the escalator after departures security
Opening Hours: Open 3.5 hours before scheduled departure time, until departure time 
British Airways Galleries Lounge

Airport Facilities

  • Luggage storage is available at the following locations:
    • Terminal 1, Arrivals level
    • Terminal 4, Arrivals level
  • Currency exchange is available in all terminals.
  • Traveller's Aid Volunteers can be found at the Ground Transportation Counters in each terminal.
  • For medical services, call 656-5344.For medical emergencies, call 244-4333 or dial 911.

For further information, click on the website of John F Kennedy International Airport.


Arriving international passengers must clear customs and immigration.

Airport Transfer

To Manhattan:
NY Airport Service: http://www.nycairporter.com
AirTrain JFK : check fare at http://www.mta.info/mta/airtrain.htm

Airport Taxes

Included in price of airline ticket.

Customs Allowance

Tobacco Products: 200 cigarettes

Alcoholic Beverages: 1 litre of wine or spirits

Others: Goods up to the value of US$100 for nonresidents (US$800 for residents).