John Wayne Airport Issues Call for Artists

Calling all Orange County-related visual artists! John Wayne Airport (JWA) invites local artists to apply for solo-style exhibition slots in the JWA Community Focus Space (CFS) program’s monthly exhibition calendar with exhibition slots opening December 17, 2020. Join the many talented artists who have showcased their artwork to elevate the overall Airport guest experience.

Granting Wishes One Air Mile at a Time

The ‘Trips that Transform’ campaign takes flight during August at John Wayne Airport through a partnership with Make-A-Wish® Orange County and the Inland Empire to help grant wishes for local children battling critical illnesses through the donation of unused, low balance or soon-to-expire airlines miles for American, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, or United Airlines.

Tickle the Ivories

John Wayne Airport has launched Play Me! Piano in the Thomas F. Riley Terminal. Airport guests now have the opportunity to pass the time, relax before a flight, and impress their fellow travelers as they sit down at the Avant Grand piano located post-security on the upper level between Terminals A and B.

Travelers Urged to Plan Ahead

With a record number of passengers expected at airports during the busy summer travel season, now through Labor Day, John Wayne Airport encourages travelers to plan accordingly to avoid delays and enjoy stress-free holiday travel.

John Wayne Airport 29th Annual Student Art Contest

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.

Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Tips

Passengers visiting John Wayne Airport (JWA) between Friday, November 16 through Monday, November 19, and the Sunday after Thanksgiving will experience higher-than-normal passenger traffic. Here are some travel tips for this busy season.