American Express is building its largest Centurion Lounge to
date at New York's Kennedy Airport, expected to open by early 2019.
The lounge will be located in Terminal 4, spanning 15,000
square feet across two levels. Terminal 4 is one of six at the airport; more
than 21 million passengers pass through it each year.
Like other Centurion Lounges, the Kennedy Airport location
will include a complimentary bar and food menu, restrooms and shower suites,
high-speed Wi-Fi and noise-buffering workspaces. At Kennedy, the lounge will
feature views of the airfield.
In addition, it will include "special new features to
be announced closer to the lounge's opening," American Express said in a
The Kennedy Airport location will be the 10th Centurion
Lounge. The others are in LaGuardia, Dallas/Fort Worth, Hong Kong, Houston
Bush, Las Vegas, Philadelphia, Miami, Seattle-Tacoma and San Francisco.
Centurion Lounge access is exclusive to American Express
Platinum Card Members and Centurion Members. Platinum members can bring up to
two travel companions at no additional charge, while Centurion members can
enter with their immediate family or up to two travel companions. Additional
access can be purchased by members for $50 per person.