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.
NOTE: It is expected that Runway 4R-22L rehabilitation work with associated high-speed taxiways soon to be completed will make   aircraft turnaround quicker and reduce delays.

IMPORTANT NOTICES: 
1. Pulaski Skyway (Rutes 1 & 9), northbound lanes closed from April 2014 for next 2 years.  For alternative travel information open (www) state.nj.us/transportation/commuter/roads/pulaski/
2. Uniform signs & new roadway approaches, new terminal level designations:
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 and new terminal level designations: Levels 1, 2 and 'All Gates'.  The roadway approach splits into Levels 1 & 2/3, which splits again into separate roadways for specific airlines.

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. Between Nov. 2014 & Spring 2016 Terminal C will undergo redevelopment.:  The $120M investment is to include transformation of the terminal's interior, over 55 new dining options (including upscale dining, retail & duty-free shops), large food halls & gourmet markets. 10,000 power oulets will be in the seating areas. Upon completion, travelers will be able to use one of the nearly 6,000 Apple iPad tables (free) to track their flight, order from chef-created menus, make travel puchases for delivery directly to their seat in the terminal - while browsing the internet.
2. Plans are in the final stages for the 'new' 3-level Terminal A - to be built in a T confirguration 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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