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New York Region Transit > NYC > Subway > Stations > Queens

Howard Beach - JFK Airport

Boro Queens Lines Served
Year Opened 1913 (LIRR) rebuilt 2003
Street Location 159th Ave & 103rd St Transfers JFK Airtrain
Platform Layout 2 island platforms Right-of-Way Surface
# of Tracks 4 tracks Former Name(s) Howard Beach
Points of Interest This station was originally built by the LIRR for Rockaway Service. In the 1950's, LIRR sold the line to the NYCTA. It was rebuilt and made part of the subway system. Here at Howard Beach one may board a AirTrain (for $5) for a short ride to JFK Airport
nyc-hr-A-HwdBch-061904-03.jpg (62932 bytes)Manhattan Bound A train entering Howard Beach (6/19/04) nyc-hr-A-HwdBch-061904-01.jpg (67641 bytes)A train entering Howard Beach. (6/19/04)
nyc-hr-howardbeach-110104-01.jpg (109086 bytes)View from the air of Howard Beach Station on the "A" Line in Queens. (11/01/04) nyc-hr-sta-HowardBeach-061904-1.jpg (71120 bytes)Ground view of Howard Beach, rebuilt for transfer to the new JFK AirTrain. (6/19/04)


To: Far Rockaway-Mott Ave or
Rockaway Park-Beach 116th

 To: Inwood-207th St

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