Port Authority surveys local Queens businesses as part of commitment to JFK Advisory Council

The Port Authority has announced the launch of an outreach survey for local Queens-based businesses, located near the John F. Kennedy International Airport, as part of the agency´s commitment to expanding opportunities in Queens through the USD 13 billion JFK Redevelopment Program, the company said.

JFK Redevelopment Community Advisory Council, composed of elected officials, community boards, nonprofit organizations, civic organizations and clergy leaders and chaired by Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and capability to execute unique missions through rapid development and demonstration of capabilities for small spacecraft applicable to exploration, science and the commercial space sector.

In response to guidance from the Advisory Council and other community stakeholders, the Port Authority has created a survey that aims to identify businesses that provide design, construction, professional services, transportation, machinery, labor, concessions, operations and maintenance services in the communities around JFK Airport: southeast Queens, southwest Queens, the Rockaways, Elmont, Valley Stream and the Five Towns.