This guide is designed to inform news organizations of Port Authority policies and procedures regarding media relations.
In the event of an after-hours emergency related to Port Authority business, media can call 212 435-7777 to have a Public Information Officer paged. Media representatives calling after hours must provide the name of their organization, their name, a return phone number, an email address, and specific information on the emergency they are requesting a call back on. Please note callers need to leave specific information to receive a return call, and all calls will be returned as soon as possible and at the discretion of the Unit.
If you are seeking general information or information regarding one of our facilities, please see the contact information page for the appropriate listing or call 212 435-7000.
Director, Media Relations
Deputy Director, Media Relations
T: 212 435-7777
F: 212 435-4032
225 Park Avenue South - 18th Floor
New York, NY 10003
The Port Authority operates John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International, LaGuardia, Stewart and Teterboro airports. It controls media access to airport parking areas, Port Authority Administration buildings, Terminal B at Newark Liberty, the Central Terminal Building at LaGuardia, AirTrain JFK and AirTrain Newark. For access to these areas, approval must be received in advance from the Media Relations Unit, 212 435-7777, during regular business hours.
For access to other areas of the airports not controlled by the Port Authority as listed in the previous paragraph, please use the below contact table.
|Airport and Terminal||Operator||Phone Number|
|John F. Kennedy|
|Terminal 1||Consortium||718 751-1701|
|Terminal 2 & 3||Delta||404 715-2554|
|Terminal 4||IAT Consortium||212 889-0808|
|Terminal 5||Jet Blue||718 709-3089|
|Terminal 7||British Airways||347 418-4100|
|Terminal 8||American Airlines||212 863-3842|
|Terminal A||United Airlines||973 961-5085|
|Terminal B||Port Authority||212 435-7777|
|Terminal C||Continental Airlines||713 324-5080|
|Central Terminal Building||Port Authority||212 435-7777|
|US Airways Shuttle Terminal||US Airways||480 693-5729|
|Marine Air Terminal||Port Authority||212 435-7777|
|Marine Air Terminal||Delta Airlines||404 715-2554|
|Delta Terminal||Delta Airlines||404 229-8302|
The Port Authority reserves the right to restrict videotaping and photography at its airports. Videotaping in runway and taxiway areas at all airports is prohibited at all times. Videotaping and photographing at security checkpoint areas operated by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration is prohibited without the consent of the TSA.
The Port Authority operates the George Washington, Goethals and Bayonne bridges; the Outerbridge Crossing; and the Lincoln and Holland tunnels. Videotaping and photographing at toll plazas at any of these facilities is prohibited, and the Port Authority reserves the right to restrict videotaping and photography to designated areas at all of its bridges and tunnels.
For access to these areas, approval must be received in advance from the Media Relations Unit, 212 435-7777, during regular business hours.
The Port Authority operates the Auto Marine Terminal (Jersey City, NJ), Brooklyn Marine Terminal, the Elizabeth-Port Authority Marine Terminal (Elizabeth, NJ), Howland Hook Marine Terminal (Staten Island, NY), Port Ivory (Staten Island, NY), Port Newark (Newark, NJ), and the Red Hook Container Terminal (Brooklyn, NY). It controls media access to on-port roadways, Brooklyn Piers, parking areas at the New York Marine Terminal Administration Building and the New Jersey Marine Terminals Administration Building, Port Ivory and any public berth areas. All media wishing to film, photograph or conduct interviews in these areas must be accompanied by an escort provided by the respective terminal manager's office. For access to the marine terminals, approval must be received in advance from the Media Relations Unit, 212 435-7777, during regular business hours.
For access to the maritime ports, media must contact the leaseholders directly for those areas, listed below.
|Auto Marine Terminal||BMW of North America, LLC||John Scott||201 309-1948|
|Elizabeth-Port Authority Marine Terminal||APM Terminal (Maersk-Sealand)||Tom Boyd||704 571-2768|
|Elizabeth-Port Authority Marine Terminal||Maher Terminal||Frans van Riemsdyk||908 527-8200 x 5109|
|Elizabeth-Port Authority Marine Terminal||WWL Vihicle Service Americas, Inc. (Wallenius)||Joe Brito||908 355-0303|
|Howland Hook Marine Terminal||New York Container Terminal||James Devine||718 568-1700|
|Port Newark||Port Newark Container Terminal, Inc.||Bob Lamura||973 522-2242|
|Port Newark||FAPS, Inc.||August LoBue||973 589-5656|
|Port Newark||Toyota Logistics Services, Inc.||James R. Martin||973 817-7592 x 112|
|Red Hook Container Terminal||American Stevedoring, Inc.||Sabato Catucci||718 875-0777|
Media cannot go beyond the fare gates of any PATH station without a Port Authority-provided escort. The Port Authority reserves the right to restrict videotaping and photography in and directly outside PATH stations.
For access to PATH, approval must be received in advance from the MediaRelations Unit, 212 435-7777, during regular business hours.
Media wishing to videotape, photograph or conduct interviews in the bus terminals must be accompanied by an escort provided through the terminal manager's office. Media members must remain with the escort at all times.
The Port Authority reserves the right to restrict videotaping and photography at bus terminals. For access to the terminals, approval must be received in advance from the Media Relations Unit, 212 435-7777, during regular business hours.
Media cannot videotape or photograph inside the perimeter fence. Videotaping and photography is permitted outside the fence with hand-held cameras, provided pedestrian traffic is not hindered. No monopods or tripods are permitted.
Inquiries/applications must be submitted as far in advance as possible so that all the details can be arranged prior to the shooting date. No request will be entertained less than ten business days before the shooting date.
See below for facility contacts.
|JFK International||Robbyn Stewart||718 244-4157|
|Newark Liberty International||Bob Coda||973 961-6214|
|LaGuardia||Joanne Feltman||718 533-3425|
|Stewart International||Rosemarie Borst||845 564-7200 x 600|
|Maritime Ports||Contact||Phone Number|
|Maritime Ports||Michael Deveney||718 330-2977|
|Brooklyn Piers||John Trutneff||718-330-2968|
|Bridges & Tunnels||Contact||Phone Number|
|Holland Tunnel||Angela Ruales||201 360-5023|
|Lincoln Tunnel||Anne Marie Gentile||212 502-2401|
|George Washington Bridge||Antonio Altilio||201 346-4161|
|Staten Island Bridges||Geri McMahon||718-390-2567|
|Julie Lomba||201 216-6428|
|Port Authority Bus Terminal||Contact||Phone Number|
|Anne Marie Gentile||212-502-2401|
|WTC Site||Contact||Phone Number|
On letterhead, a detailed description of the scene to be filmed and/or photographed or otherwise created. The description should include the following: