Port Authority Reports Service Restoration Progress

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STATE – The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey reports that all of its airports are open, but PATH train service and the port’sĀ maritimeĀ facilities remain closed. As of 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, here is a status update:


  • LaGuardia Airport opened both runways today at 7:00 a.m. Carriers are providing limited service but are continuing to ramp up operations throughout the day.
  • JFK International opened a third runway today and the airport is fully operational. Airlines are continuing to restore full flight schedules; however, flight service will vary by carrier.
  • Newark Liberty International is fully operational and airlines continue to increase service.
  • Stewart International Airport is operating normally.
  • Teterboro Airport is open for service during daylight hours, with both runways operating.

Airline passengers should confirm flight times, departures and arrivals with the airline carriers before traveling to the airports.

AirTrain JFK has resumed limited service. Service is available between Jamaica Terminal and Federal Circle, and from Federal Circle to Howard Beach Station. Port Authority buses will provide shuttle service between Federal Circle and the passenger terminals. In keeping with the State of New York’s transit emergency status, AirTrain JFK fares are suspended Thursday, Nov. 1, and Friday, Nov. 2.

AirTrain Newark continues to operate at full service taking passengers to the NEC where they can take Amtrak (limited services) to Newark Penn Station and Philadelphia. AirTrain Newark fares are suspended Thursday, Nov. 1, and Friday, Nov. 2. AmtrakĀ engineering and transportation forces are working together to restore service to and from New York City from points south and north on the Northeast Corridor and hope to make an announcement today.

Tunnels and Bridges

The George Washington Bridge, Goethals Bridge, Bayonne Bridge, Outerbridge Crossing and Lincoln Tunnel remain open. Motorists are advised that the City of New York is not allowing vehicles with fewer than three passengers to cross the Lincoln Tunnel and enter Manhattan between the hours of 6 a.m. and midnight.

The Holland Tunnel remains closed until further notice.


All PATH service is suspended until further notice.

Port Authority Bus Terminal

Greyhound Bus service into and out of the PABT resumed today. Commuter bus carriers continue to add service, and all PABT retail tenants are open for business. Passengers are urged to check with carriers before leaving for the bus terminal.

World Financial Ferry Terminal

Ferries are running between New Jersey and New York from 7 a.m. until 6:30 p.m., starting from Paulus Hook, Weehawken and Hoboken North at 14th Street and going to the World Financial Ferry Terminal in Battery Park City.

For further information, customers should go to nywaterway.com.


The Port Authority’s maritime facilities are closed until further notice.

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