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Terminal Redevelopment Plan at Major Transportation Building NY, United States of America

Nov 12, 2018

John F Kennedy Airport Terminal Redevelopment

JFK International Airport Redevelopment Plan

Design: Grimshaw Architects / Mott MacDonald

$13 Billion Terminal Redevelopment Plan Unveiled for JFK International Airport

John F Kennedy Airport Terminal Redevelopment
image Courtesy Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Office

In an effort to improve both operations and accessibility to New York’s busiest airport, Governor Andrew Cuomo has endorsed a $13 Billion plan overhaul and transform John F. Kennedy International Airport.

City’s flagship to get 2 new terminal buildings and increase capacity by 15m passengers a year.

Construction is due to begin by 2020, with completion by 2025.

John F Kennedy Airport Terminal Redevelopment design
image Courtesy Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Office

The development proposal invoves replacement of Terminals 1, 2 & 7 with conglomerated North and South terminals to help simplify and improve the traveler experience.

Consolidated areas will accommodate more visitors, larger aircraft, plus more accessible areas for disabled and elderly travelers. Travelers who commute using public transportation will have access to larger and more frequent AirTrain shuttles.

JFK Airport Terminal renewal design
image : AP

New renderings show interior green spaces, New York-centric installations, and windowed ceiling enclosures that promote the flow of natural light.

The master planning team is being led by Mott MacDonald and Grimshaw Architects.

Jul 4, 2016

John F Kennedy Airport in New York

JFK Airport Building

Building image from 24 Jun – 2 Jul 2016 © Adrian Welch – note this section is not the famous design by Eero Saarinen:

John F. Kennedy International Airport

JFK Airport Building

Key 20th Century Architecture:

Trans World Airlines Flight Center, JFK Airport, Jamaica, USA
Dates built: 1956-62
Design: Eero Saarinen, Architect

Full Title: John F Kennedy International Airport

Wonderful organic architecture in a style that went out of fashion but at the start of the 21st century seemed to come back into fashion with the work of Ushida Findlay, Foreign Office Architects and to a certain extent architects such as Zaha Hadid.

jetblue – Terminal 5: extension & redevelopment of former TWA Building
Date: 2008
Design: Gensler

Location: John F Kennedy International Airport

Works with Eero Saarinen’s TWA Flight Center closed in 2001

More details online soon

See link below re controversial Sundrome building demolition proposal

TWA Building architect : Eero Saarinen


To see all listed projects on a single map please follow this link.




New York Walking Tours

TWA Building Redevelopment architect : Gensler

JFK Airport Terminal 6 Building, New York – Demolition Opposition
JFK Airport Terminal 6 Building
photo from PCFP




American Airport Buildings

US Airport Buildings

Indianapolis Airport Terminal, Indiana
Indianapolis Airport Terminal
photo : Sam Fentress / HOK
Indianapolis Airport Terminal

Spaceport America, New Mexico
Spaceport America  New Mexico
image : Foster + Partners
Spaceport America

Mineta San Jose Airport Concourse, California
Mineta San Jose Airport

New York Architect Studios

New York Architecture News

Airport Buildings

Eliel Saarinen Architect

New York Architecture
Rockefeller Center Manhattan
photograph © Andrew McRae

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John F Kennedy Airport New York, NY, USA

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