East Elmhurst is a middle-class neighborhood in the northwest section of Queens. It is located east of Jackson Heights and north of Corona, and is bound by Junction Boulevard on the west, Northern Boulevard on the south, and Flushing Bay on the north and east. The area include LaGuardia Airport, located on the shore of Flushing Bay.
East Elmhurst is part of Queens Community District 3 and its zip codes are 11369 and 11370. The neighborhood is patrolled by the New York City Police Department's 115th Precinct, though the airport is patrolled by the Port Authority Police Department. East Elmhurst and its southern neighbor Corona are often referred to jointly as "Corona/East Elmhurst.".