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John F. Kennedy International Airport

Airport Information

Check-in counter

Terminal 8

 (Check-in hours: 3.5 hours to scheduled departure time

Flights close out at 60 minutes prior to departure.)

Transit

From all Cathay Pacific flights HKG-JFK connecting to American Airlines in Terminal 8: 75 minutes.

From all Cathay Pacific flights HKG-JFK to other flights at John F. Kennedy Airport:

International to domestic: 120 minutes

Baggage can be tagged up to the final destination. Passengers are required to clear customs, immigration and quarantine.

International to international: 120 minutes

Baggage can be tagged up to final destination. Passengers are required to clear customs and border protection, then recheck their baggage outside to connect to other airlines/destinations.

From all American Airlines flights connecting to Cathay Pacific at John F. Kennedy Airport:

Domestic to international: 90 minutes

International to domestic: 105 minutes

Lounge Admirals Club Business class lounge
American Airlines International First Class lounge
Admirals Club Business class lounge
Customs information

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).