Our campaign seeks to save the original Flying Saucer terminal with the intent to restore, re-purpose and continue operating the building for revenue-generating, charitable, or public uses.
Please check this site often for the latest news and information about our campaign, and join us on Facebook to interact with the campaign team and over 6000 members of all ages worldwide dedicated to saving this important historic landmark.
May 9, 2013
Major development!!! Anthony was interviewed by CBS 2 News NY's Lou Young for a news segment about saving the Worldport!
Read the story and watch the video here:
April 24, 2013
We made another tremendous showing at the Port Authority Board meeting today. Four speakers took the podium to argue in favor of saving the iconic Worldport Umbrella terminal, including a sixth grade student who made quite an impression on the Board and staff. See our Facebook page for the details and check out the video of the meeting at the Port Authority web site link below.
The video is available here (Board Meeting - 04/24/2013)
March 20, 2013
Kal, Anthony and Paul made a strong showing at the Port Authority Board Meeting today, as all three spoke before the Board in support of saving the historic Worldport umbrella terminal.
The video is available here (Board Meeting - 03/20/2013)
March 13, 2013
Steve Richardson from travel and airline news blog FlyersPulse.com published a segment on our campaign. Thanks to Steve for his interest in our campaign.
March 12, 2013
NYCAviation.com has published an editorial about our campaign! Thanks to Jason Rabinowitz for listening to our story.
March 2, 2013
We attended the 19th Annual Preservation Now! conference hosted by the Historic Districts Council. Met a lot of great folks who support our campaign and offered some very good advice. Thanks to everyone who came over to meet with us.
And Hyperallergic also posted a segment on the campaign.
February 27, 2013
Big news today, as the Yahoo! story was published. Our Facebook "likes" and petition signatures shot up immensely. Thanks to everyone who read the story and contributed to the campaign!
February 25, 2013
Another milestone! We have received over 2000 petition signatures. Over 650 of them include some very moving and personal write-in comments. Thank you!
A local Queens NYC community web journal has picked up on the Atlantic Cities story and published their own take on it.
The campaign to save the historic Flying Saucer at John F. Kennedy International Airport's Terminal 3.