- Please be aware that transfer times can sometimes be longer.
- Depending on the connecting airline, connecting times may be longer than those listed above.
- For more information, please contact the Japan Airlines Reservations Center.
Updated : 2023/5/29
Effective January 15, 2023, AirTrain Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 stations will be closed for construction (Terminals 8, 7, 5 and 4 remain available). Passengers with connections between terminals can take the shuttle bus that operates between Terminal 8 and Terminal 1.
Departure and arrival terminals may differ from airlines. Please check the terminal information of your airline.
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If you do not have your connecting boarding pass, please proceed to the departure terminal for your connecting flight and carry out the check-in procedure at the connecting airline's transfer counter.
Regardless of whether your final destination is within the US or abroad, all passengers must go through a customs inspection when entering the United States.
Even if "final destination" is stamped on the baggage tag you were given when you checked your baggage at your departure point, you are still required to collect your baggage here and proceed through Customs.
The baggage collected for the customs inspection can be deposited again at Baggage Drop Off.
Japan Airlines (JL) flights arrive at John F. Kennedy Terminal 1. Please use the Air Train to move between terminal buildings.
Please check the TV monitors in each terminal to locate your terminal and departure gate. Japan Airlines flights arrive at Terminal 1.
|Time required (approximate)||Terminal 8 → Terminal 1||Approximately 15 minutes|
|Terminal 8 → Terminal 4||Approximately 20 minutes|
|Terminal 8 → Terminal 5||Approximately 20 minutes|
|Terminal 8 → Terminal 7||Approximately 15 minutes|
There are guides on hand to assist people at the checked baggage handover area in Customs, so please do not hesitate to ask one of them if anything is unclear.
Passengers connecting to flight JL003 or JL005 should go to the John F. Kennedy Airport Terminal 8 and check in at the Japan Airlines check-in counter.
If you are connecting from an airport within the United States or Canada and you checked your baggage through to your final destination at your departure point, you do not need to collect your baggage at John F. Kennedy International Airport, but it is necessary to verify the baggage tag you were issued upon check-in.
The Soho Lounge, The Greenwich Lounge and Admirals Club Lounge are available in the John F. Kennedy International Airport.
More details can be found at the link below.
|Other dometic flights → JAL||75 minutes|
|JAL → Other dometic flights||105 minutes|
|JAL ⇔ Other International flights||120 minutes|
Depending on the airline, the departure and arrival terminal may differ, so please ensure that you confirm this when you are in situ.