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Flights to New York Newark

Newark Liberty International Airport, located 8 km south of downtown Newark and 24 km southwest of Midtown Manhattan, was the first major airport in the United States. The airport opened in 1928 along the Passaic River, to serve the New York metro area. Its original Art Deco terminal building, dedicated by Amelia Earhart in 1935, is now a museum and is on the National Register of Historic Places.

The airport, originally named Newark Metropolitan Airport and Newark International Airport, was renamed Newark Liberty International Airport in 2002 as a tribute to the victims of the September 11, 2001 hijacking, and the iconic Statue of Liberty, located just 11 km east of the airport.

Together with JFK and La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty combine to serve the New York metro area and is considered the largest airport system in the United States, the second-largest in the world based on passenger traffic and largest in the world in terms of total flight operations.

Newark Liberty International Airport is a major hub for United Airlines as well as serving numerous other domestic and international carriers which offer non-stop flights to major cities in North America, Mexico, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia and Australia.

The airport is conveniently accessible via the AirTrain Newark monorail between terminals and the Newark-Liberty airport rail station served by NJ Transit, PATH and Amtrak. Taxis with flat rates based on destination shuttle operators for shared taxis, and rental cars are also readily available.

The airport is conveniently accessible via the AirTrain Newark monorail between terminals and the Newark-Liberty airport rail station served by NJ Transit, PATH and Amtrak. Taxis with flat rates based on destination shuttle operators for shared taxis, and rental cars are also readily available.

NJ Transit buses and a bus rapid transit line also operate many routes to Irvington, Downtown Newark and Newark Penn Station and various points in Newark. Olympia Trails operates express buses to Port Authority Bus Terminal, Bryant Park and Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan.

Newark is located in the heart of the Metro New York region.The gateway to the Garden State and its largest city, Newark is a bustling cultural and economic hub. Its downtown area has been undergoing an amazing revitalization. The New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Prudential Center, Newark Museum other arts and entertainment venues plus vibrant restaurant scene attracts more and more visitors each year.

The nation's third oldest city, Newark is home to many historic and culturally significant spots in the Northeast. Though much smaller than nearby New York City, Newark definitely has a lot to offer. Here are just some of the must visit attractions --

Newark Museum

The Newark Museum is New Jersey’s largest museum and well worth a visit. It features an extensive and impressive collection of American, Asian, African and Classical artwork. This museum of art and science also has a world-class collection of Tibetan art with a Tibetan Buddhist altar, the 1885 National Register Ballantine House, and the Dreyfuss Planetarium among many other features.

Military Park

Military Park is a 6-acre city park which is home to some of New Jersey's most famous monuments, sculptures and historical points of interest. Designed by Frederick Law Olmstead, the park is popular spot for locals and tourists.

Branch Brook Park

Branch Brook Park is famous for its cherry trees, having the largest collection of cherry blossom trees in the United States. Also designed by Frederick Law Olmstead, the park attracts many visitors especially during the Cherry Blossom Festival held each April.

Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart

The fifth largest cathedral in the United States, this French Gothic cathedral was built in 1899. The cathedral is just across Branch Brook Park and features magnificent stained glass windows and impressive interiors of vaulted ceilings, marble and timber panelling. This is definitely a must-see.

It is very easy to get around Newark and visit its many attractions. A comprehensive bus system operated by the New Jersey Transit serves the city and its suburbs. There is also a rail system, the Newark City Light Rail, which operates 24 hours and runs two lines, both originating at Penn Station. Taxis in Newark are metered and are abundant in the city centre.

With its close proximity to the glitz of New York City, Newark is usually overlooked as a mere gateway to the big city. However, Newark is increasingly becoming a destination in its own right. The charm of Newark, with its beautiful parks, buildings and wide variety of shopping and dining destinations has captured the hearts of many travellers. The city enjoys a temperate climate with four seasons and many adventures to enjoy all-year round. Find the best flight for you by searching for promo fares to Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey on Skyscanner Philippines.

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