How long does it take to get through security at JFK? Find out below!
John F. Kennedy International (New York, NY)
16 minutes and 24 seconds
TSA Precheck Lanes: Available
- Terminal 1 CheckpointOpen
- Terminal 2 CheckpointOpen
- Terminal 4 Main CheckpointOpen
- Terminal 5 Main CheckpointOpen
- Terminal 7 CheckpointClosed
- Terminal 8 CheckpointOpen
Estimated Wait Times For Today
* Wait times are estimates, subject to change, and may not be indicative of your experience.
JFK Security Wait Times FAQ’s
It is always advisable to factor in New York traffic though, which can be extremely busy. Also factor in whether you are taking an Uber or Taxi, public transportation or whether you are driving to and parking at the airport. If in doubt leave earlier.
The JFK TSA wait times above will identify long delays and also help inform your decision. If JFK security wait times are excessive you should factor that into your journey time.
- How many flights land at about the same time.
- How many TSA agents are working.
- If any passengers have difficulty being accepted through immigration.
- Time of day.
For further information on JFK security wait times, TSA, bag screening and more visit https://www.jfkairport.com/