A Year Dedicated to Our Guests and Community

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.

“Helping Hands” Receives National Award

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.

John Wayne Airport Tees Off for Round Two at Hoag Classic

John Wayne Airport is proud to be a Community Partner for the 25th Annual Hoag Classic and ‘Official Airport’ for tournament players, guests, and attendees for the second consecutive year. As one of the most prestigious and philanthropic events on the PGA Tour Champions, the tournament tees off for exciting golf action at the Newport Beach Country Club on March 4-8, 2020.

Art and Fashion Exhibit Opens at Airport

Known as a pioneer of the British and international fashion scene since the late 60s, Dame Zandra Rhodes brings her theatrical sense of style and design to John Wayne Airport in a new ‘The Art of Opera’ display. The exhibit showcases her vibrant and textile-inspired set and costume designs for two operas, AÏDA, and The Pearl Fishers. Ticketed passengers can view the exhibit through June 2020.

Merry Moments Bring Holiday Cheer

Guests traveling through John Wayne Airport in December were greeted with seasonal surprises and delights through an interactive and engaging “Merry Moments” campaign designed to promote existing and future Airport tenants, add seasonal ambiance, and bring holiday cheer to travelers.

New Noise Event Collection and Management System

Viewpoint, a user-friendly platform for submitting noise events, was recently launched at John Wayne Airport, replacing the more labor-intensive email system. The new portal system, which is fully integrated with the Airport’s Noise and Operations Management System (ANOMS), has already proven to be a success. The streamlined system automatically submits noise events, improving consistency and facilitating more efficient data collection.

The Ninety-Nines are 90!

Submitted by Cathy Prudhomme, International Secretary Of the more than 9,000 pilots in the United States in 1929, only 117 of them were women. That November, the 117 U.S. women pilots were invited to assemble at Curtiss Field in Valley Stream, Long Island, New York to provide “mutual support, advance aviation, and maintain historical records …