Airport Fact Sheet Newark Liberty International Airport - United Hub
Newark Liberty
International Airport

Airport fact sheet

Opening in 1928, Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) is the nation’s oldest airfield and home to the nation’s first commercial airline terminal. EWR is located only 14 miles from Manhattan, serving a critical role for the New York/Newark metropolitan area. The airport has been a leader in the areas of congestion mitigation innovation and the campaign for NextGen technology. United, which for more than two decades has offered the New York/Newark region the most flights to the most destinations around the world as a global gateway. The airline is also upgrading the customer experience at EWR at every point of the customer's journey with, world-class retail shops and leading-edge technology. We are enhancing check-in facilities, including new CLEAR lanes, which opened in November 2019, upgrading the baggage screening systems and unveiled a new United Polaris lounge for international business class customers.
Average daily flights

United, together with United Express® operates approximately 404 daily flights out of EWR:

United Mainline United Regional
223 181
International service

United serves approximately 77 daily nonstop flights to 74 international destinations from EWR:

  • Nonstop flights to 29 cities in Europe, the Middle East and India
  • Nonstop flights to one city in Africa
  • Nonstop flights to five cities in Asia
  • Nonstop flights to 33 destinations across Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Nonstop flights to six destinations in Canada
Domestic service

United operates 327 daily flights to 90 airports across the United States from EWR, including frequent daily service to top business travel markets in Chicago, Los Angeles, and Houston.

Enplaned passengers
Annual Average daily
15.2M 41,700
Employees
Approximate total in New York metropolitan area
14,200
United ClubSM

Four United Clubs located throughout Terminal A and Terminal C

United Polaris®

One United Polaris lounge following security screening, between Gates C102 and C120

Select community partners
  • New Jersey Performing Arts Center
  • Liberty Science Center
  • Actors Fund
  • Newark Museum
  • New York Giants
  • Carnegie Hall
  • Jazz at Lincoln Center
  • Community Foodbank of NJ

United is also the official airline of the TCS New York City Marathon and the title sponsor of the United Airlines NYC Half Marathon.

Sports sponsorships
  • New York Giants