The TWA Flight Center

TERMINAL 5
JOHN F. KENNEDY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
QUEENS, NEW YORK
For Open House New York Weekend, what is perhaps the world’s most famous — and arguably its most groundbreaking — airport terminal opened its doors to the public. Dustin and Fiona went to check it out.

Photos by Dustin
Saturday, 11 October 2014

Architect
Eero Saarinen
(Finnish, 1910–1961)

Commissioned
1955 by Trans World Airlines

Completed
1962

Designated New York City landmark
19 July 1994 (exterior and interior)

Added to National Register of Historic Places
7 September 2005

Current status
Restored 2005–2008; currently being converted to a hotel, set to open in 2018


See more photos of the TWA Flight Center in Dustin’s album on Flickr.

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