Stansted to New York John F. Kennedy International Airport
Whether it is Carnegie Hall or Central park you are visiting New York is an excellent destination to visit from London Stansted Airport. Stansted Airport is now flying to New York John F. Kennedy International Airport with two airlines first is MAXjet this service was launched in November 2005 and flies to New York JFK Airport Sunday through Friday Departs London Stansted 10.00 arrives JFK 13.30 Local time it is expected MAXjet will add additional flights in 2006.
The service is an all business class flying Boeing 767´s. For information please visit the MAXjet website or call 0800 023 4300 now. The other choice is eosairlines.com this is hailed as the Orient express of the Atlantic, the ultimate Business experience to New York JFK international Airport in a Boeing 757 aircraft carrying only 48 business class seats in an aircraft designed for 220 passengers. Flight depart London Stansted at 18.10 arrives JFK at 21.09 Local time.
For further information please call 0800 019 6468 or visit their website eosairlines.com. The JFK International Airport is situated close to many attractions New York has to offer, located in Queens the airport is approximately 15 miles to central Manhattan and the cost of a taxi is around 45 USD plus cost of Toll Roads. This is not the only way to Travel it is possible (if you do not mind carrying your luggage to get the Airtrain to Manhattan at a cost of only 7 USD this takes around 1 hour. The service is free within the airport terminal.
For further information please visit http://www.panynj.gov/airtrain Other bus and train services are available and the NYC Subway is the site to visit please see PDF map for details and visit their website on http://www.mta.nyc.ny.us/index.html
Places of interest in Manhattan include:
Carnegie Hall This hosts a variety of special events each year including the annual opening night Gala see http://www.carnegiehall.org for details.
Central Park http://www.centralparknyc.org consisting of over 840 acres this is one of the most famous public parks. The park consists of a Zoo and wildlife centre, two restaurants including the famous "Tavern on the green", Cleopatra's Needle, the oldest public monument in North America and also host to many attractions throughout the year.
Rockefeller Centre This is 11 acres of art deco commercial buildings built between 1929 and 1934. The popular tourist attraction of the Rockefeller Centre is the Arcade situated between 49 and 50 street on Fifth Avenue. This hosts restaurants and becomes an ice rink in the winter time.
Empire State Building situated at 350 5th Avenue, the 86 floor building is one of the most famous buildings in New York and is a National Historic Landmark. Since opening to the Public in 1931 the observatory has seen over 110 million visitors view the city from the glass enclosure. www.esbnyc.com for details.