John Wayne Airport has released its 2021 calendar, highlighting AirPAWS therapy dogs. Each month features one of the special therapy dogs from OC Animal Allies photographed throughout the Terminal, taking advantage of the many amenities we provide.
John Wayne Airport’s “Waste Amnesty Event” received an Environmental Achievement Award honorable mention in the Environmental Improvement with Limited Resources category from the Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA).
After years of extensive environmental planning and community outreach, the Orange County Board of Supervisors awarded long-term leases to two full-service Fixed Base Operators (FBOs) at John Wayne Airport; Clay Lacy Aviation, Inc. for the Northwest Full-Service FBO, and Aviation Consultants, Inc., doing business as ACI Jet, for the Northeast Full-Service FBO. Jay’s Aircraft Maintenance was awarded the limited-service FBO lease located on the Southwest parcel.
John Wayne Airport ranked #2 among large airports in North America by J.D. Power's 2020 North America Airport Satisfaction Study, continuing its record of top-rankings since it was elevated to the large airport category in 2017. The Airport ranked #1 among large airports in 2017 and 2018.
John Wayne Airport (JWA) is excited to add several new nonstop destinations to our lineup. Beginning in February 2021, Allegiant Airlines will begin service at JWA flying nonstop to Boise, ID; Grand Junction, CO; Medford, OR; Missoula, MT; Provo, UT; Reno, NV; and Spokane, WA.
John Wayne Airport has always provided a clean, safe and welcoming environment, and as an essential travel service, we recognize our continued obligations to ensure the health and well-being of our employees, tenants, and guests.
There is no question that we strive every day to deliver a superior guest experience, with a wide variety of services, from high-speed Wi-Fi, and gate delivered meals, among many others. In addition, we are equally as committed to being a good neighbor, which shows in our business, our environmental efforts, and our social responsibility.
John Wayne Airport is honored to be the recipient of a sculpture generously donated to the Airport’s permanent art collection. The sculpture, created by renowned artist Betty Gold, is titled VOLAR, which means “to fly.” It is located on Baggage Carousel 1, in Terminal A.
The National Association of Counties (NACo) presented John Wayne Airport with an Achievement Award for Best in Category – Human Services for the Airport’s “Helping Hands” program. The program provides individualized assistance, easing the stress associated with airport travel for individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other hidden disabilities.
Unfortunately, the coronavirus has taken a serious toll on Airport operations, tenants and stakeholders. We don’t know when this will end, but it will end, and we will get through it together.