New JFK terminal is police comms dead zone

The new $743 million JetBlue terminal at JFK Airport has already led to a slew of police injuries


By Philip Messing
The New York Post

NEW YORK — The new $743 million JetBlue terminal at JFK Airport is a police radio "dead zone" that puts Port Authority cops in a Ground Zero-like communications blackout that has already led to a slew of police injuries, The Post has learned.

The embarrassing gaffe was discovered by PA honchos some six months before the cavernous, 26-gate terminal opened to the public in October 2008, when officials ran down a checklist of safety issues, an agency insider said.

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