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Get a Rapid Covid Test at JFK

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John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) has partnered with Xpresspa Group to offer in-airport Covid-19 testing on site for travelers and airport employees. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Testing is open to all airport employees and travelers arriving or departing from JFK
  • The test station is located in Terminal 4
  • Expect to see up to nine private testing rooms and note that your temperature will be checked before entering
    Two types of tests are being offered: PCR molecular tests (the traditional nose swab testing) or blood antibody tests
  • You can expect to get your test results back in 2-3 days
  • Xprescheck will also offer rapid testing using the Abbott ID NOW test – these tests are not yet FDA approved, but can provide results within 13 minutes
  • The facility is open all day. Walk-ins are welcome and travelers can also make an appointment online
  • It costs $75 for the PCR Covid test and $90 for the Covid test plus the antibody test
  • Medical insurance is accepted

For more information about air travel safety, read the Covid tips blog post.

Current as of October 26, 2020.

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