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The new facility is expected to be fully operational in 2028.

One year after the groundbreaking of Terminal 6 at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), officials are giving a sneak peek of the more-than-$4-billion terminal. The facility, which is expected to initially open in two years, is part of a multi-billion dollar transformation project at JFK.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ), which owns and operates the airport, says the new terminal will accommodate up to five airlines with a state-of-the-art automated baggage handling system. There will also be New York-inspired artwork and retail and dining spaces throughout the facility.

PANYNJ chose JFK Millennium Partners (JMP) to build and operate the new terminal. To commemorate one year since its groundbreaking, the two parties shared a new animated rendering on Tuesday, showcasing what passengers will experience from the curb to the gate.

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