Yes. The Amex lounge at JFK International Airport in New York opened on October 9, 2020 and it is located in Terminal 4. Access to JFK’s American Express Centurion Lounge is complimentary for The Platinum Card® from American Express, Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card, and Centurion® Card from American Express members (and their business card counterparts). Cardholders must present a same-day boarding pass, a valid Amex card, and a government-issued ID to enter the lounge.
The Centurion Lounge JFK International guest policy
As with all Amex Centurion Lounges, guest policies vary by card. American Express Platinum cardholders are allowed to bring two guests into the lounge free of charge. The Centurion® Card from American Expressallows for two guests, or a domestic partner/spouse and any children under 18, at no additional cost. Any guests for Delta Reserve Credit Card members –or for American Express Platinum cardand Centurion® Card from American Express members beyond their complimentary guests – can be admitted with the purchase of a day pass for a per-visit rate, at the time of entry. All guests must be accompanied by the card member to access the JFK lounge.
The Centurion Lounge JFK International amenities
With approximately 15,000 square-feet of space, the JFK Centurion lounge features multiple bars, buffets, self-serve drink stations, and shower rooms. There is also a restorative therapies lab with self-guided meditation and stretching, high-speed Wi-Fi, and an expansive view of the airport’s planes and runways. The lounge is home to many semi-private rooms for those looking to work in peace and plenty of open seating for people who prefer to relax and watch TV.
One notable feature of the JFK Centurion lounge is its “1850” speakeasy bar, which can be found behind a hidden door on the bottom floor. This bar recalls the founding date of American Express as well as the Prohibition era.
Due to COVID-19, some of the amenities in the JFK Centurion lounge are currently operating at limited capacity.
Alternatives to The Centurion Lounge JFK International
Several American Express credit cards also offer Priority Pass benefits to enrolled cardmembers. While these are not Amex-branded lounges, they also include locations at NY JFK International Airport.
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