This wisp of a public airport opened in 1972 and replaced the port atop what was then the Pan Am building. The construction of nearby skyscrapers has forced a reduction in air traffic, but it’s still the takeoff place of choice from luxury copter riders including Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
The Teterboro is the oldest operating airport in the New York City area stretches twelve miles from mid town Manhattan to he New Jersey Meadowlands which makes it very popular for private and corporate aircraft. This Airport is the home to many private aviation charter companies with a weight limit of 100,000 it is un realistic to be a commercial airport. While waiting for your flight the Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey is located on the grounds.
The busiest international air gateway to the United States–it handled nearly 48 million passengers in 2011–JFK is situation just 12 miles southeast of downtown Manhattan. Though aging facilities have been a constant sore spot for local New Yorkers and visitors to the city, restorations like the beautiful Terminal 4 built in 2001 have provided a much-needed facelift while increased public transportation access has reduced traffic for those coming and leaving by limo.