Flights to New York John F Kennedy International (JFK) are being delayed while in the air between 16 minutes and 30 minutes because there is an aircraft experiencing an emergency in the area, and the airport is focusing their resources on ensuring the safety of the crew and passengers on that aircraft.
This post is updated every 15 minutes. All times are listed in local time for the airport.
Will my flight be impacted?
The FAA has not indicated a reason for this delay, and as such we cannot provide a reasonable estimate for whether your flight will be delayed.
Why Is This Happening?
Emergency situations involving aircraft are extremely rare, but they can happen. In most cases an emergency is declared out of an abundance of caution by the pilot or the air traffic controllers to ensure that nothing bad actually takes place.