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Ezra Stoller’s 1962 image of the TWA Flight Center at Idlewild Airport (now JFK)
TWA Hotel

The Hotel

TWA Hotel – Landing Soon

MCR and Morse Development are reigniting the magic of Eero Saarinen’s landmark 1962 TWA Flight Center at JFK Airport, restored and reimagined as a world class hotel.


  • 505 ultra-quiet hotel rooms with exhilarating views of JFK’s runways
  • 50,000 square feet of meeting space
  • 8 restaurants and 6 bars
  • 10,000-square-foot rooftop observation deck with pool
  • State-of-the art 10,000-square-foot fitness facility with yoga, spinning, and other amenities
  • Museum devoted to the Jet Age, TWA, and the Midcentury Modern design movement
  • Classic Solari split-flap message board with authentic original mechanical operation, manufactured in Udine, Italy
TWA Hotel at JFK Airport
Rendering of the TWA Hotel

The Plan

At the center of the TWA Hotel is Eero Saarinen’s iconic TWA Flight Center, where restaurants, bars and retail will take flight. Two hotel wings, designed to reflect and defer to the landmark Flight Center, sit behind the historic building and contain 505 hotel rooms with views of JFK’s runways.

  1. Historic Tubes to JetBlue Terminal 5
  2. 505 room hotel
  3. 50,000-square-foot event and conference center
  4. 200,000-square-foot lobby with retail, restaurants, and bars
  5. 10,000-square-foot fitness facility
  6. Air train to JFK terminals
  7. 3,700 parking spaces

The TWA Hotel is...

  • Union-built and union-operated
  • The only on-airport/central-terminal/AirTrain-accessible hotel at JFK
  • LEED certified
  • Connected physically to Terminal 5 via Saarinen’s iconic arrival tubes
TWA Hotel at JFK Airport

Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York State government leadership at the TWA Hotel groundbreaking on December 15, 2016, alongside MCR CEO Tyler Morse and members of the MCR team.

The Numbers

Miles from Midtown Manhattan
Government Agencies
Firms Working on the Project (and counting)
Hotel Rooms
JFK Flights Daily
Capacity Event + Conference Center
Projected Daily Customers
Daily 3+ Hour Layovers at JFK
Employees at JFK
Daily Travelers at JFK