Newark Liberty EWR Airport Overview

Newark Liberty International Airport EWR serves both New Jersey and New York residents, and is one of three major Airports administered by the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (the others being JFK & LaGuardia).

EWR Airport is located within city limits of Newark & Elizabeth, and is only 16 miles from midtown Manhattan -  situated near the New Jersey Turnpike (Exits 13A & 14), Routes 1 & 9, and I-78. The 'Airtrain Newark' serves all terminals and parking facilities P1 through P4, and continues on to the Newark Liberty Airport Station - connecting there to other trains and subways in New Jersey & New York City.

With about 35M passengers annually, and three long runways, Newark Liberty International is hub to United Airlines, and is served by all of the major U.S. and numerous international airlines, offering nonstop and connecting flights around the country and the world.

Pulaski Skyway (Routes 1 & 9), northbound lanes are closed until 2016.  For alternative travel information open (www)
Uniform signs & new roadway approaches:
    yellow signs point to airline gates, ticketing and flight services;
    green signs point to ground transportation, and
    black signs point to restrooms, telephones and other amenities.
All terminals have new roadway access (the roadway approach splits into Levels 1 & 2/3, which splits again into separate roadways for specific airlines)  and new terminal level designations: Levels 1, 2 and 'All Gates'. 

The on-Airport  Marriott Hotel (Tel: 1-973-623-0006), offers spacious facilities and conference rooms with WiFi access. Shuttle vans transport guests from terminals to the hotel. The hotel is presently undergoing upgrade and expansion work.

Newark Liberty Airport has three passenger terminals - TA, TB & TC.

Future Airport Developments: 
    1. As of  October 2015, United Airlines relocates transcontinental flights from JFK to EWR - for easier UK arrivals transfer to domestic flights. Cross-country flights depart/arrive at EWR - subject to regulatory approvals.
    2. Furthermore, United plans to upgrade its TC lobby & airport lounges. Starting 10/25/15, it will add more Boeing 757s to its Newark-California fleet .
    3. Until  Spring 2016 Terminal C will undergo redevelopment: The project includes 55 new food & drink outlets, improved seating with power outlets & USB interfaces, as well as 6,000 iPads for flight tracking, ordering food & travel necessities - to be delivered directly to their seat.
     4. Plans are in the final stages for the 'new' 3-level Terminal A - to be built in a T configuration with 33 new domestic gates - intended to operate as a common-use facility,  with a ticketing lobby equipped with the latest check-in options, providing efficient passenger processing /movement. Baggage processing & screening are to be consolidated. The terminal will have new departures & arrivals roadways, a parking garage with pedestrian bridge to the Terminal, which  is to be linked to the Air Train.


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EWR Delays: 15 mins or less.

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