John Wayne Airport has completed the Terminals A and B Improvements Project 16 weeks ahead of schedule and more than $1.08 million under budget. The phased endeavor included numerous safety, code compliance, comfort, convenience and aesthetic improvements.
John Wayne Airport is proud to be a Community Partner and “Official Airport” for the 2019 Hoag Classic, one of the most prestigious events on the PGA TOUR Champions. The Hoag Classic tees off at the Newport Beach Country Club March 6-10, 2019 and hosts the finest field of professional golfers, including Vijay Singh who won last year, Fred Couples, John Daly and Tom Kite.
At John Wayne Airport, we strive to make traveling as enjoyable as possible by offering convenient access to a wide variety of amenities, retail spaces and more than 20 dining options. Our commitment to a superior guest experience never ends and that’s why we’re always looking at new ways to improve the Airport on your behalf.
Sure, you probably already know that John Wayne Airport serves 10.6 million passengers annually, but did you know that 17,753 tons of cargo was shipped in 2018? Here are a few other fun facts from 2018 you can use to impress your friends and colleagues.
Travelers heading to John Wayne Airport can now easily preorder a meal or snack from select locations throughout the Terminal. Orders can be placed through the free mobile app “Host2Coast”, paid for and scheduled for pick-up up to 4 hours in advance of arrival at the Airport.
John Wayne Airport transformed a conference room on January 21, 2019 into a mini food pantry operated by the Second Harvest Food Bank Orange County to provide donated produce, canned goods, toiletries, diapers, bread, milk and eggs to the approximately 400 Transportation Security (TSA) agents and federal employees based at the Airport.
John Wayne Airport has announced the winners of its 29th Annual Student Art Contest, themed “My Dream To Fly.” Among 750 entries received from public and private schools across Orange County, students Yue Zhang from College Park Elementary School and Katherine Gasper from Santa Margarita Catholic High School were recognized as Grand Prize winners in this year’s contest.
Very few individuals will have as much impact on a sport as Hobart “Hobie” Alter did for water sports. He not only revolutionized surfing, and was at the epicenter of what would eventually become a multi-billion-dollar industry in Southern California, he also expanded the adventure of sailing with his invention of the Hobie Catamaran.
Are you interested in serving people by making their travel experience a pleasant one? The Ambassador Program was established in 1998 to assist and provide friendly service to the now more than 10 million passengers traveling through the Airport each year (approximately 28,000 a day). Read on for more info.
Working with individuals with hidden disabilities, such as Autism, is a truly worthwhile and rewarding experience. Although John Wayne Airport has been providing specialized services for travelers with disabilities for many years, our Customer Relations staff are excited for the opportunity to provide support and service to those individuals needing extra assistance through our formalized Helping Hands program.