John F. Kennedy International Airport is an international airport located in Queens County in southeastern New York City about 12 miles (19 km) from Lower Manhattan. It is the top international
air passenger gateway to the United States and is also the leading freight gateway to the country by value of shipments. The airport is operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which manages the two other major airports in the New York metropolitan area, Newark Liberty and LaGuardia. JFK airport is the base of operations for JetBlue Airways and is also a major international gateway hub for Delta Air Lines and American Airlines. 90 airlines operate out of JFK.