TWA Hotel


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Facility Overview

Facility Name
TWA Hotel
JFK Access Road, 1 Idlewild Drive, JFK International Airport
Queens, NY 11430
(212) 806-9000

Adult Admission Price & Policy

Non-guests: Monday through Thursday $25.00; Friday through Sunday $50.00. [November, 2021]
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Hotel Guests
Registered guests: Free.

Full-Size, Year-Round Pools & Boards

Pool 1
18.75m x 2m, unstriped, slightly curved but essentially rectangular, outdoors, unheated in summer, heated to 95ºF (35ºC) in winter.


New York City (All 5 Boroughs)
40.645725, -73.777681

Teams That Use This Facility

We have no web links or contact information for teams that train at this facility.

Facility Notes

The hotel is a repurposing of Eero Saarinen’s, classic, gull-wing, landmark 1962 TWA Flight Center at JFK Airport. When it opened it looked like something out of the space age, and it still does!
The pool is sunk into the roof of the building. It's not exactly rectangular, but the curve is probably barely noticeable. According to the hotel's website, the water in the pool recirculates every 30 minutes v. the standard six hours!
The hotel's website is advertising the pool as a "Rooftop Pool-cuzzi" heated to 95ºF in winter. It doesn't say how warm or cool they keep it in summer.

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