If the prospect of an exclusive swimming pool, customized departure lounge and spacious indoor relaxation areas make you re-consider flying out of JFK, we’ve got some good news and some bad news. The good news is that all of those things are coming to the New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport in 2016. The bad news is that they’re all for animals. (And no, that doesn't include party animals no matter how much you hit up the open bar at Delta Sky Club.)
The airport is currently constructing a $48 million, 178,000-square-foot “animal terminal” that will serve as a 24-hour quarantine facility for the import and export of horses, pets, birds and livestock. Being described as a “quarantine facility” does make the project feel a little less spa-like, but still. Did we mention there's a bone-shaped pool?
See more renderings of the "world's first luxury animal terminal" below.
Photograph: ARK Development, LLC
Photograph: Ark Development, LLC