Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)
|IATA Code||EWR||ICAO Code||KEWR|
|FAA Code||EWR||Time Zone||America/New_York|
|Phone||Fax||+1 212 435 3825|
|Current Time||Current date|
|Open Hours||Monday through Sunday, all day||Elevation||18 Feets|
|Address||3 Brewster Rd, Newark, NJ 07114, United States|
Newark Liberty International Airport Facts
Newark Liberty International Airport originally named Newark Metropolitan Airport and later Newark International Airport, is an international airport which straddles the municipal boundary between Newark and Elizabeth, New Jersey. The airport is owned by the city of Newark and operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. It is about 24 km southwest of Midtown Manhattan New York City. Newark Airport was the first major airport in the United States and is the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area's busiest in terms of flights.
The airports in the New York metropolitan area combine to create the largest airport system in the United States, the second-largest in the world in terms of passenger traffic, and largest in the world in terms of total flight operations. In 2014 Newark Airport handled 35.6 million passengers, JFK handled 53.3 million, and LaGuardia handled 27 million.