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Newark Liberty International Airport

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, is further upgrading the customer experience at the EWR global gateway with new, chef-driven restaurants, worldclass retail shops and leading-edge technology. The airline is also upgrading its check-in facilities and checked baggage screening system and is building a new catering facility.

Average daily flights

United, together with United Express,® operates 395 daily flights out of EWR:

  • United Mainline – 201
  • United Regional – 194

International service

United serves approximately 75 daily nonstop flights to 70 international destinations from EWR:

  • 217 weekly nonstop flights to 29 cities in Europe, the Middle East and India
  • 28 weekly nonstop flights to four cities in Asia
  • 182 weekly nonstop flights to 31 destinations across Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean
  • 98 weekly nonstop flights to six destinations in Canada

Domestic service

United operates 319 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 – 13.7 million
  • Average daily – 37,600

Employees

Approximate total in New York metropolitan area – 14,100

United ClubSM

Three United Clubs located in Terminals A2, C1 and C3

Select community partners

  • New Jersey Performing Arts Center
  • Liberty Science Center
  • Actors Fund
  • Newark Museum
  • Carnegie Hall
  • Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
  • Jazz at Lincoln Center

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

Sports sponsorships

  • New York Giants