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Airports in New Jersey

Atlantic City International Airport (ACY)

Overview

Located 10.5 miles (17km) from Atlantic City, Atlantic City International Airport is the gateway to the famous seaside resort town on the Jersey Shore, and all the pleasures its beaches, casinos, and nightlife can offer.

Processing nearly one million passengers each year, the facility is surprisingly small. But it's still known for its efficiency, boasting an average processing time of 11 minutes from the ticket counter to the gate.

The friendly staff is famously helpful, and the only complaint heard about Atlantic City International Airport is the lack of entertainment options with only a few small shops and restaurants in the terminal.

Flights to Atlantic City International Airport are available from Florida, Boston, and Atlanta, with international connections available to destinations in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Mexico.

Location

The airport is situated 10 miles (16km) from Atlantic City.

Getting to the city

A regular Jitney Shuttle connects the airport to various Atlantic City destinations. Taxis are also available.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from March to November).

Contacts

Tel: (609) 645 7895

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Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)

Overview

Newark Liberty International Airport is located in Newark, New Jersey. Situated 15 miles (24km) southwest of central Manhattan, it's one of the most popular hubs for flights to New York City. The airport process more than 33 million passengers each year, making it the country's tenth busiest in the USA.

There are three passenger terminals, each with three concourses. Parking is on the ground floor, baggage carousels are on the second floor, gates and shops are on the third floor, and the ticketing counters above.

Newark International has a good selection of shops and restaurants, along with bonus amenities like spas and childcare. The facility serves as a major international thoroughfare, with flights coming in from destinations across the world. Queues are only a problem in peak holiday traffic.

These places include cities like Toronto, Seattle, Paris, Rome, Chicago, London, Amsterdam, Rome, Tel Aviv, Brussels, Warsaw, Singapore, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Lisbon, Cancun, Buenos Aires, Glasgow, Toyko, Mumbai and Caracas.

Location

The airport is located two miles (3km) south of Newark, 16 miles (26km) southwest of New York.

Getting to the city

Newark Liberty International Airport offers travellers a wide range of ground transportation services. There are taxis, buses, shuttles, and limousines available in front of and beside all three terminals.

Information counters, located on the lower baggage claim level of all three terminals, provide information and reservations for buses, shared-ride vans, and limousines. The AirTrain connects to NJ Transit or Amtrak trains, which service New Jersey and New York destinations.

New Jersey Transit buses follow a number of routes to destinations in New Jersey and to Penn Station in Newark. Bus 107 provides a daily service to New York City. The Olympic Airport Shuttle leaves regularly for Ocean and Monmouth counties in New Jersey.

SuperShuttle Manhattan is a shared minibus service, which goes to all areas of Manhattan, Queens, and Bronx, including hotels. The Newark Liberty Airport Express services New York City.

Time

GMT -5 (GMT -4 from March to November).

Contacts

Tel: (973) 961 6000

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Atlantic City International Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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