Port Authority seeks travelers and residents to join new advisory council for Newark Liberty International Airport

The Port Authority is seeking interested individuals to serve on a new advisory council for Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), a panel that will include a cross-section of participants from among airport travelers, business operators, community members and local residents.

The Newark Liberty International Airport Advisory Council, known as EWRAC, is scheduled to launch in November as a 12-month pilot program. Its members will be tasked with providing input to facility management on operations, customer service issues and community impacts from operations. The meetings will be held quarterly, on Wednesdays of every third month and generally in the evening. EWRAC seeks to empanel a diverse cross-section of between 15 and 21 members.

Applications to participate on the council must be received by October 26, 2021. To obtain an application, click here or pick up an application at one of the airport’s Welcome Centers, located in Terminal A, Level 2; Terminal B, Level 1, or Terminal C, Level 1. Completed applications can be submitted via e-mail to EWRAC@panynj.gov or via regular mail to EWR Advisory Council, Newark Liberty International Airport, 1 Conrad Road, Building One, 2nd Floor Newark, NJ 07114.

Council membership will be open to customers who regularly travel through Newark Liberty and to community residents who live within the surrounding neighborhoods. Meetings will provide local communities the opportunity to express concerns and ask questions related to the airport.

They will also provide an opportunity for the Port Authority to educate and inform the surrounding communities regarding projects, activities and initiatives being undertaken at airport facilities, and business and employment opportunities, as well as challenges facing the airport.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

2021 marks the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s Centennial Year. The bi-state agency builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. Founded in 1921, the agency’s network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. The Port Authority receives no tax revenue from either the State of New York or New Jersey or from the City of New York. The agency raises the necessary funds for the improvement, construction or acquisition of its facilities primarily on its own credit. For more information or for updates from the Now Arriving blog, please visit https://www.panynj.gov/blog.

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