A New York Metropolis relic is getting a significant facelift.
The oldest terminal on the John F. Kennedy Worldwide Airport is closing completely this weekend after 60 years in operation.
Terminal 2 opened again in 1962, again when TWA had its personal terminal on the airport.
The Port Authority commemorated the terminal’s closing flights Friday morning — the final incoming flights to make use of the terminal will arrive earlier than the shut of the weekend.
Terminal 2 joins its neighbors (Terminals 1 and three, the latter was closed in 2014) in making approach for the brand new Terminal 1 that is anticipated to open in 2026.
Officers broke floor in late 2022 on the brand new state-of-the-art terminal, which is a part of an $18 billion airport redevelopment mission.
The soon-closing terminal was additionally the final remnant of what was referred to as Idlewild Airport, which housed Northwest, Braniff and Northeast airways.