Some of the major airports in New York include JFK and LaGuardia airports, while Newark airport is only 15 miles from Manhattan, according to NYC Tourist. Full lists of some major airports in New York are available through the NYC Tourist and Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
JFK airport is a large international airport that has been in use for over 60 years. The airport handles the largest volume of international traffic in the country, states the Port Authority.
LaGuardia airport focuses on domestic travel, according to NYC Tourist and is located in Queens. It is smaller than both the JFK and Newark airports.