The Airport (season 4, episode 12)
written by Larry Charles, directed by Tom Cherones
original airdate: November 25, 1992
Jerry and Elaine experience the differences between first class and coach while George and Kramer scramble between airports trying to meet their flight.
Monk’s Café is not featured in this episode.
The apartment is only mentioned, NOT seen. Jerry tells Elaine that George is picking them up from the airport, only because George lost a bet that he could jump and touch the awning on his building.
Lambert-St. Louis International Airport
10701 Lambert International Blvd., St. Louis, MISSOURI (map)
Elaine and Jerry check into Lambert to fly back to New York, being split up on their flight to LaGuardia, then JFK, then back to LaGuardia.
John F. Kennedy International Airport
Jamaica, Queens, NEW YORK (map)
nearest subway: Howard Beach – JFK Airport (A)
Jerry and Elaine are originally supposed to fly into JFK, but are re-booked to LaGuardia after the original flight is cancelled, and eventually back to JFK due to equipment problems. George and Kramer make the pick-up here late (after Kramer scraps George’s original route of “The Grand Central! The Van Wyck!” by taking the Long Island Expressway), but are then forced to rush to LGA, and eventually back to JFK once again.
Honolulu International Airport
300 Rodgers Blvd., Honolulu, Oʻahu, HAWAII (map)
After angering the skycap in St. Louis, Elaine’s bag is tossed into the check line for Honolulu, where her bag is seen at the end of the episode.
Flushing, Queens, NEW YORK (map)
nearest subway: Astoria – Ditmars Boulevard (N,Q)
Jerry and Elaine’s original flight is cancelled, so they are booked into LaGuardia…just in different seats.
Long Island Expressway
Long Island, NEW YORK (map)
George yells at Kramer for ruining his pickup to Kennedy by taking the Expressway instead of his planned route, where they run into a ton of traffic.
Kramer’s old apartment
E. 18th St and Third Ave., New York, NEW YORK (map)
nearest subway: 14th Street – Union Square (4,5,6)
Kramer gets upset after seeing his former roommate, John Grossbard, at Kennedy Airport, as he believes Grossbard still owes him $240 from twenty years earlier.
Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport (now Bob Hope Airport)
2627 N. Hollywood Way, Burbank, CALIFORNIA (map)
All of the baggage claim and airport runway scenes were filmed here (including Kramer’s classic “escape” from the baggage chute).