TWA Terminal 1962

The TWA Flight Center first opened in 1962 as the original terminal designed by Eero Saarinen for Trans World Airlines at New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. Once intended as a ceremonial entrance to the new adjacent Jet Blue terminal, the Port Authority has since looked at various reuse scenarios for the original head house, which stands empty as of 2015. The Wall Street Journal reported that JetBlue and its partner, a hotel developer, are negotiating for the rights to turn the head house into a hotel. Continue reading for more pictures.

1962 TWA Terminal