JFK Airport’s TWA Flight Center To Be Converted Into 505-Key Hotel

TWA Flight CenterTWA Flight Center redevelopment, rendering via Curbed

Advanced talks were underway earlier this spring to convert JFK Airport’s vacant TWA Flight Center into a hotel, and now the project appears to be happening, according to Curbed. A 505-key hotel is expected, which will be accompanied by 40,000 square feet of meeting space, six to eight dining options, an observation deck, and a museum.

MCR Development, along with Jet Blue and the Port Authority, are developing, and two new-construction hotel buildings will be built adjacent to the landmarked portion. Plans must first be approved by the LPC, but construction is expected to begin next year for a 2018 completion.

TWA Terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport

Present-day TWA Terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport, image via Wikimedia

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