EWR – Newark, NJ

kenedy1EWR consists of about 2,027 acres of which the Port Authority acquired 880 of those acres when it began operation of the airport in 1948. The airport is 18.3 feet above sea level. History – Opened on October 1, 1928, EWR, the metropolitan region’s first major airport, was built by the City of Newark on 68 acres of marshland and quickly became the world’s busiest commercial airport. During World War II, the Army Air Corps operated it. In 1948, the Port Authority assumed responsibility for operation and development.

  • Sky Cap

    Must be able to perform the following functions in variable weather conditions as well as environmental conditions, i.e. jet engine fumes, vehicle emissions, dust, and jet engine noise. Ability to stand and walk for an eight hour shift in a no carpet environment. Bend and stoop, lift and handle articles weighing up to 70 pounds. Lift disabled individuals from cars to wheelchairs and push customers to departure gates. See, read and comprehend three letter city codes. Deliver baggage to the ramp area in a timely and efficient manner. Ability to speak and be understood in giving directions/information to passengers.

  • Baggage Handler

    Assists Agents in loading baggage onto conveyor belts behind ticket counter and in the baggage claim area. Sorts and places baggage or items on racks, shelves or in bins according to size, type, style, color or product code. Opens crates and other containers. Fill in for sky caps as deemed necessary.

  • Wheelchair Attendant

    Lift disabled individuals from cars to wheelchairs. Assists passengers who need the aid of a wheelchair to and from arrival and or departure gates.