Southeast Queens leaders call $9.5 billion JFK redevelopment project a game-changer for economic development


Southeast Queens elected officials and business leaders are hailing the $9.5 billion New Terminal One project at JFK Airport as a game-changer in economic development for a community that has been deeply impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The new 2.4-million-square-foot, 23-gate, state-of-the-art international terminal will create more than 10,000 total jobs including more than 6,000 union construction jobs.