Newark Liberty International Airport (IATA: EWR, ICAO: KEWR), formerly known as Newark International Airport, is an
international airport within the city limits of both Newark and Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States. It is about 15
miles (24km) south west of Midtown Manhattan.
Newark is a major hub for United Airlines, which is the airport's largest tenant (operating all
of Terminal C and part of Terminal A). United Airlines and FedEx operate cargo hubs. The airports in the New York metropolitan area combine to create the
largest airport system in the United States, the second largest in the world in terms of passenger traffic, and largest in the world in terms of total flight operations.
In 2013, Newark Airport handled 35 million passengers, JFK handled 50.4 million, and LaGuardia handled 26.7 million.