Washington Reagan National is not in the District of Columbia, it's in Virginia.
Washington Dulles Airport is in Virginia.
is not in Ohio, it's in Kentucky
Also using your same logic New York's only football team is the Buffalo Bills, and New Jersey has two Football teams.
The football Giants don't play in New York, they play in New Jersey
The New York Jets play in New Jersey.
One of the major factors which lead airlines to choose Newark is the high amount of business traffic, now since JFK
are equal distances from Manhattan which is the World's Business center lets figure out where else in the tri-State are business traffic originates.
New Jersey the wealthiest State in the Nation and is the home to the Corporate headquarters of ..
Johnson & Johnson
Bristol Myers Squib
Companies with major presence in New Jersey,
Merril Lynch, Lehman Brothers, Goldman Sachs, Merck, Phizer, Novartis,
Plus the North American home to many foreign Companies
Samsung, Panasonic, BMW, Daewoo all have their North American Headquarters in New Jersey
Queens, Brooklyn and Long Island combined do not have anything near the Corporate presence that Northern New Jersey has, plus Northern NJ
is 8 Million people which is a huge market onto itself.
So excluding Manhattan which EWR
are equal distances, the major Corporations of the Tri-State area are all located in Northern New Jersey. Even CNBC which is the premier Business News Network is in New Jersey.