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 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.
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.
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.
A new exhibition featuring commemorative artwork, posters, hockey jerseys, and memorabilia celebrating the Anaheim Ducks 25th Anniversary and chronicling the history of the Orange County franchise is on display at John Wayne Airport.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.