JFK Airport is the primary international airport serving New York City. It is the busiest international air passenger gateway into North America, and the sixth-busiest airport in the United States.
It handled just over 59 million passengers in 2017. More than ninety airlines operate from the airport, with nonstop or direct flights to destinations in all six inhabited continents.
Runway 13R/31L (14,511 feet – 4,423 m) is the third-longest commercial runway in North America.