“A Queens Tribute by Meres One" by Jonathan Cohen
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Park Area in Western Concourse with "The Big Apple" by Romero Britto

Gate Areas

Welcome to the new Terminal B!

Here at Terminal B, nearly all of the gates are located in 2 new beautiful light filled concourses.  The Eastern Concourse (Gates 40-59) opened in December 2018, while phase 1 of the Western Concourse (Gates 11-31) opened in August 2020.  

Eastern Concourse (Gates 40-59)

The dramatic entrance to the Eastern Concourse is via an expansive pedestrian bridge from our brand new Arrivals and Departures Hall. The concourse is home to Air Canada, Southwest and United flights and offers an array of amenities that represent the best of New York:

  • A park complete with benches and greenery

  • Ample gate area seating with plenty of power outlets

  • Kids play area

  • Up to 55’ ceilings with tons of natural light

  • Modern restrooms including dedicated family restrooms and a nursing mother’s room

  • Iconic NY dining and shopping options including Shake Shack, FAO Schwarz and McNally Jackson Booksellers. See the full list of restaurants and shops/services

  • Air Canada’s Maple Leaf Lounge and the United Club

Explore the new eastern concourse by viewing our Flickr album here.


Western Concourse (Gates 11-31)

The first phase of the new Western Concourse is now open, featuring 7 of 17 gates, spacious gate area seating with plenty of power outlets, and modern restrooms, including  a family restroom and a newsstand.  American Airlines operates from this concourse where soaring ceilings and tons of natural light also welcome passengers.  While construction continues on the 2nd phase of the concourse, American will also continue to operate from D gates in the original terminal building, which is also where American’s Admirals Club is located.

The concourse features two pieces of New York City inspired artwork, with one being a sculpture by Romero Britto. "The Big Apple" is a piece that was gifted from Mr. Britto to American Airlines for display at LaGuardia in 2006. The artist recently restored the piece and it is now back in Terminal B. The sculpture was inspired by his love of New York City and uses vibrant colors to convey happiness and hope.

The second piece is titled "A Queens Tribute by Meres One". The artist is Jonathan Cohen, or Meres One for his nom de plume. The piece is a visual postcard from Queens, New York. He tackled the three letter airport code as a visual dedication to his childhood borough and to the home base of his famed outdoor museum, 5 Pointz. Installed on the wall of Gotham News, the piece is designed to be seen from aircraft as they arrive to the gates.

Explore the new western concourse by viewing our Flickr album here.