About Newark Liberty International Airport
Newark Liberty International Airport (airport code: EWR) was 1st named Newark Metropolitan Airport and later became Newark International Airport. An international airport that straddles the municipal boundary between Newark and Elizabeth, New Jersey.
Newark Airport was the first major airport in the United States.
Newark Liberty International Airport Facts
- Newark Airport opened October 1, 1928.
- In the 1970s, the airport became Newark International Airport.
- Newark expanded dramatically in the 1980s.
- In 2001, Newark Liberty International Airport became the terminus of the world's longest non-stop scheduled roundtrip airline route.
- Since June 2008, flight caps restricting the number of flights to 81 per hour have been in use. The flight caps, which were only in effect until 2009, are intended to be a short-term solution to Newark Airport's congestion problem.
Newark Liberty International Airport Top Domestic Destinations
- (MCO) Orlando, JetBlue, United
- (ORD) Chicago O'Hare, American, United
- (IAH) Houston, United
- (FLL) Fort Lauderdale, JetBlue, United
- (ATL) Atlanta, Delta, United
- (CLT) Charlotte, United, US Airways
- (BOS) Boston Logan, JetBlue, United
- (SFO) San Fransico, United
- (LAX) Los Angeles, American, United
- (MIA) Miami, American, United