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In this article, we are going to explore JetBlue Terminal at JFK Airport with arrivals/departures information, a terminal map, terminal services & amenities, parking facilities, and other important terminal guides.

Key Takeaways:

  • JetBlue operates from Terminals 4 and 5 at JFK Airport.
  • Terminal 5 is the primary terminal for JetBlue, offering modern amenities and services.
  • Passengers should arrive 60 minutes before domestic flights and 3 hours before international flights.
  • Some international arrivals for JetBlue are handled at Terminal 4.
  • Ground transportation options include taxis, trains, and buses, facilitating easy access to and from the airport.

What terminal is JetBlue in at JFK?

JetBlue Airways operates from Terminal 5 at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). All departing and arriving flights are regulated from Terminal 5 whereas some international flights are also operated from Terminal 4.

JetBlue Terminal facilities at JFK Airport

  • Ticket Counter
  • Baggage Service
  • Unaccompanied Minors Service
  • Skycap/Curbside Check-in
  • Cashless Lobby
  • Self-Service Kiosk
  • Priority Security
  • JetBridge Access

JetBlue passengers are required to arrive 60 minutes before scheduled departure for domestic flights whereas they must arrive 3 hours before scheduled departure for international flights.

TERMINAL DEPARTUREINTERNATIONAL ARRIVALS
Terminal 55:00 am – 8:30 pm5:00 am – 10:30 pm
Terminal 48:30 pm – 5:00 am 10:30 pm – 5:00 am

JetBlue ticket counters at JFK Airport are operated daily from 2:30 am to 12:00 am. For unaccompanied minors, the drop-off location is JetBlue’s Special Services Counter whereas the pick-up location is the Baggage Service Office.

TRAVELING WITH PETS? Don't forget to go through the JetBlue Pet Policy.

JFK Ground Transportation Facility

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Passengers can reach Qatar Airways JFK Terminal 8 with train services, taxis, and shuttle buses.

  • Taxis – All JFK Terminals feature a taxi stand outside.
  • Train – Long Island Rail Road, and JFK AirTrain services are offered at every terminal.
  • Bus – Bus departs every 10 minutes to and from the Main Terminal Area.

JFK JetBlue Terminal Map

As you can observe in the terminal Map below, there are six terminals at JFK arranged in an anti-clockwise direction starting from Terminal 1. Five parking garages are available including Green Parking, Blue Parking, Yellow Parking, Orange Parking, and Red Parking near the terminals.

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JFK Terminal Map (JetBlue Terminal at JFK Airport)

Terminal 5 is located opposite the Yellow Parking Garage and Terminal 4 is opposite Blue Parking Zone. Both terminals are accessible via shuttle services, bus, AirTrain, or private vehicle. JetBlue Airways operates from Terminals 5 and 4 at JFK Airport.

JetBlue award-winning Terminal 5 Impressions

Terminal 5 at New York-JFK Airport is JetBlue’s new, and modern terminal that offers state-of-the-art airport experiences with lots of features. You can find restaurants, bars, food courts, retail shops, lounge services, and various other exclusive amenities at this terminal.

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JetBlue Terminal at JFK Airport

There is a beautiful Terminal 5 Rooftop, and Wooftop Lounge located across from Gate 28. It is a post-security outdoor space that opens daily from 6 am to 11 pm. Customers can use plug-in services, get inspired by the amazing views, and can also take their dogs on a walk.

There are some popular retail stores such as Blue Sky Traders, Brighton Collectables, Dylan’s Candy Bar, InMotion, iS Duty-Free/Beauty, NY Minute, Ron Jon Surf Shop, WFAN 66 AM, and Wheretraveler Books. Passengers can purchase a variety of high-quality goods from these shops.

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JetBlue Terminal at JFK Airport

The major attractions of JFK Terminal 5

  • Amazon’s Tumble Leaf Playground (Pirate-themed playground located in Gate 12)
  • JetBlue Junior Play Space (Aviation-themed interactive children’s play area in Gate 26)
  • Be Relax (Airport Spa service offering a massage, manicure, pedicure, & beauty care – located in Gate 6)
  • Free Airport Wi-Fi (Enjoy Fast, and Free Wi-Fi throughout Terminal 5)
  • Grandstands in T5 Marketplace (For People watching a full view of the main entrance + plenty of plugs)
  • Juice Bars (Refreshment stand for your well-traveled devices – Across Gates 7, 9, 10, & 22)
  • Mamava Lactation Pod (Private, Peaceful, and Practical room for on-the-go nursing mothers)
  • Nap Pods (Free 20-minute JetNap – Gate 16, and Between Gates 27 & 28)
  • Pet Relief Areas (Located in T5 Rooftop Wooftop Lounge & Outside Arrivals, near Pick-up Area 6).
  • Convenient Check-in Kiosks with Self-tagging features
  • Unique Dining and Retail Options
  • Accessibility Assistance including wheelchairs, TTY phones, and others.
  • Abundant charging stations
  • AirTrain facility for easy access to other terminals
  • Seamless in-terminal connections with partner airlines including Aer Lingus, Cape Air, and Hawaiian Airlines.

JetBlue Terminal JFK Restaurants

JetBlue Airways doesn’t feature its lounge facilities so, you won’t find JetBlue Lounge facilities at New York-JFK Airport. However, you can enjoy various foods and beverages offered by restaurants, food courts, and bars.

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Restaurants at JFK Terminal 5 (JetBlue Terminal at JFK Airport)

Besides foods and beverages, you can shop through the retail shops located in JFK Terminal 5 which are Blue Sky Traders, Brighton Collectables, Dylan’s Candy Bar, InMotion, iS Duty-Free/Beauty, NY Minute, Ron Jon Surf Shop, WFAN 66 AM and Wheretraveler Books and much more.

Parking Facility at JFK Airport

There are five parking garages available at JFK Airport; Green Parking Garage, Blue Parking Garage, Yellow Parking Garage, Orange Parking Garage, and Red Parking Garage. Green Parking Garage can be found near Terminal 1 and Terminal 2, Blue Parking Garage is opposite Terminal 4, Yellow Parking Garage is near Terminal 5, Orange Parking Garage is opposite Terminal 7, and Red Parking Garage is opposite Terminal 8.

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JFK Terminal Parking (JetBlue Terminal at JFK Airport)

Since JetBlue Airways operates from Terminals 5 and 4 at JFK, you can use the Yellow Parking Garage or Blue Parking Garage for quicker access. Besides, you can also choose Yellow Orange Parking Garage which is close to Terminals 4 and 5.

Economy lots, garages, and short-term and long-term parking facilities are available at JFK. You can book or reserve parking spaces online by submitting the required information at the airport’s official website.

Car Rental Services at JFK Airport

There are 10 popular car rental agencies offering easy rental services at JFK Airport. Passengers can find rental car counters or courtesy telephone with instructions on contacting available car rental companies listed below.

  • CAR RENTAL PROVIDERS AT JFK AIRPORT: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Payless, Sixt, and Thrifty.

The car rental section can be found on the arrivals level of each terminal (near the baggage carousel most of the time). In addition to car rental, you can access for-hire-vehicle trips, taxis, vans, and scheduled bus services.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which JFK terminal is JetBlue?

Most JetBlue flights operate from Terminal 5 (T5) at JFK Airport. However, between 8:30 pm and 5:00 am, some JetBlue flights depart from Terminal 4 (T4). Always double-check your boarding pass or JetBlue’s website to confirm your specific terminal before heading to the airport.

Can I walk from Terminal 4 to 5 at JFK?

Yes, you can walk between Terminal 4 and 5 at JFK Airport. It’s about a 10-15 minute walk through a covered connector. But if you have heavy luggage or limited mobility, consider taking the AirTrain.

Are all JetBlue flights in the same terminal at JFK?

No, not all JetBlue flights operate from the same terminal at JFK. As mentioned earlier, most use T5, but some use T4 between specific hours. Always check your boarding pass or JetBlue’s website for your specific terminal assignment.

How many gates does JetBlue have at JFK?

The exact number of gates dedicated to JetBlue fluctuates depending on operational needs. However, JetBlue has exclusive use of gates D41-D67 in Terminal 5. In Terminal 4, they use a smaller number of gates depending on flight schedules.

What is JetBlue priority security at JFK?

JetBlue Priority Security is a paid service that allows you to skip the regular security line at both T5 and T4 at JFK. It typically offers faster processing times and access to a dedicated lane.

Does the AirTrain go to Terminal 5 JFK?

Yes, the AirTrain goes to Terminal 5 at JFK Airport. You can take the AirTrain from any terminal and get off at the “Jamaica Station – Terminal 5” stop. It’s a quick and convenient way to travel between terminals, especially if you have luggage.

Can you change terminals at JFK without leaving security?

Unfortunately, no. JFK Airport doesn’t have a secure airside connection between all terminals. Therefore, to change terminals, you will need to exit security, re-enter at the new terminal, and go through security screening again.

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Suman Karki
Suman Karki is the founder of the AviaTech Channel blog and YouTube Channel. He is a passionate aviation enthusiast and holds experience working as a Ground Operations Officer for Swissport International. He is currently serving as a Flight Data Feeder for FlightAware (a US-based company for Flight Tracking). Besides, he has worked as an aviation content editor for various aviation media.

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