Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)
(Newark, New Jersey - NJ, USA)
Close to Newark Bay and within reach of the city of New York, Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) stands proudly 3 km / 2 miles south of Newark and some 26 km / 16 miles southwest of New York. Liberty Airport is also close to Jersey Gardens, Irvington, the Oak Island Junction and lies across the water from Bayonne. Currently Newark's airport is seeing considerable passenger traffic, with some 37 million travelers passing through its gates each year and making it the world's 19th busiest air facility.
AirTrains, ETS Air Shuttles, buses and taxis are readily available at Newark Liberty Airport, running to districts all over Manhattan, including both the East Side and the West Side areas, the Bronx and Queens. Newark Liberty Airport Express buses and the Super Shuttle Manhattan service are particularly popular, linking downtown New York, Staten Island and many parts of New Jersey, Long Island, Connecticut and Pennsylvania.
Newark Airport has good connections to New York's Penn Station and trains operate 24 hours a day, serving downtown Manhattan and 33rd Street. There are up to three trains every hour and the journey into central New York city takes approximately one hour. In Newark itself, airport buses run to areas around North Ward, and in particular Forest Hill and Mount Prospect Avenue. The Central Ward and its University Heights neighborhood are also easy to reach.
About Newark Tourism
Due to the convenient location of its busy airport, Newark is simply the starting and ending point of a holiday in New York. However, the city of Newark is actually a surprisingly appealing city and just a ten-minute train ride from New York's famous Penn Station.
Those flying into Liberty Airport (EQK) should make the effort to visit the Ironbound District, which is home to a lively and friendly Portuguese community. In particular, Ferry Street is extremely appealing and brimming with quality dining venues and enticing pastry shops.
Nearby, the Newark Museum is located along Washington Street and known for its Tibetan artefacts, while the modern New Jersey performing Arts Center regularly plays host to large concerts. Close to Newark's Liberty Airport, the Delaware Water Gap National Recreational Area is perfect for lovers of the great outdoors, although many people simply prefer to head to New York and visit world-famous sights, such as the Empire State Building, Coney Island and the Statue of Liberty.
Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR):|
|Address: 10 Toler Place, Newark, New Jersey, NJ, 07114, USA|
|Airport Code: EWR
Tel: +1 973 961 6000
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