Your pets are about to start having a better airport experience than you.
Starting in 2016, beloved pets travelling in and out of the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York will be doing so in style, in the world’s first airport terminal designed just for animals.
Dubbed ARK, the $48-million, 178,000 square-foot terminal will operate as a comfortable waiting area for all animals — domestic, farm, zoo and exotic — that includes “an overnight pet resort Paradise 4 Paws kennels, ample state-of-the-art cargo holding facilities, vets, an aviary and even climate-controlled stalls to ensure total relaxation prior to departure,” the BarkPost reported.
According to a press release, ARK will be housed in the previously vacant Building 78, and should create 190 jobs and bring in $108 million in rent for the Port Authority over the next 20 years.
“The Port Authority is proud to partner with ARK to make air travel at JFK more humane for animals and convenient for pet owners,” saidRead More »from World's first airport terminal for animals to open in 2016