BREAKING Ground stop for JFK and Newark Airports following earthquake

April 05, 2024

Departures re grounded from JFK and Newark Airports following a 4.7 earthquake. The Federal Aviation Authority has issued several ground stops at airports including JFK and EWR after an earthquake have hit the New York area. A 4.7 earthquake rattled New York City and the surrounding area Friday morning. FAA statementJFK Airport personnel inspecting cracks following the earthquake Newly formed cracks are visible at JFK Terminal 4 due to the recent New York City area earthquake. — Lower East Side Birder (@LESBirder) April 5, 2024 The following flights are diverting United flights to EWR are diverting: #UA2033 #UA1164 #UA1213 #UA337 #UA1657 #UA71JFK ground stop lifted JFK Airport remains open and operational.