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13hrs New York layover

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13hrs New York layover

I'm flying to Rio in a few weeks with a connecting flight at JFK. I arrive at JFK 7am from LAX and depart at 8pm (tam airlines). I really want to check out time square and ground zero, is this possible?


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1. Re: 13hrs New York layover

Possible as long as you ensure you give yourself enough time to get back to the airport to clear security - see link for public transportation from/to JFK.

Allowing 1 hour for the trip each way and 2 hours to clear airport security would give you around 9 hours in NYC assuming your flights are on a single ticket.


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2. Re: 13hrs New York layover

Yea it is a single ticket. Thanks

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3. Re: 13hrs New York layover

it is Times Square [after the new york times]. and new yorkers are sensitive about the term 'ground zero'; they prefer 'the world trade centre memorial site', for obvious reasons.

the memorial site operates on timed tickets. book your slot in advance, online.


it is possible to just walk up, but you may not be able to get a pass at the time you need. advance bookings carry a $2 fee.

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