In 1989, the John Wayne Airport Tour Program started for those interested in learning more about the Airport and its history. John Wayne Airport invited The Ninety-Nines, Inc., the International Organization of Women Pilots, founded in 1929, specifically the Orange County Chapter, to be part of their inaugural tour guide program. This was quite a privilege and long-time member and pilot Eleanor Todd was among the first to jump in and help. In the long run, she created a great partnership with the Airport.
As you travel around the country this summer, check to see if the airport has an official North American Airports Collectors Series™ trading card – including John Wayne Airport. JWA recently released its 2nd trading card, which includes information about key events in the Airport’s history.
April is Autism Awareness Month, and the goal is to provide education, bring consciousness and acceptance, to inspire others to be more inclusive in supporting the Autism community and to celebrate our differences.
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.
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.
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.
On October 1, John Wayne Airport introduced new pick-up areas for passengers using ride apps Lyft, Uber and Wingz. Read on to find out more.
John Wayne Airport continually works to create an accessible and friendly space for everyone – including adorably excited puppies that are training to become guide dogs for the blind and visually impaired. On May 19, John Wayne Airport hosted five special visitors from Guide Dogs for the Blind (GDB), along with their puppy raisers from …
We are pleased to announce the release of the John Wayne Airport 2017 Annual Report. At John Wayne Airport (JWA) we have a relentless focus on providing excellent financial stewardship, adhering to strict regulations in consideration of the local community and implementing continuous improvement for our guests. JWA is the only commercial airport in Orange …
When thinking of a fire engine, red is the traditional color that most people envision. However, did you know that depending on the fire department or area where you live, fire engines can be painted black, white, blue, purple or lime-yellow? JWA’s brand new state-of-the-art Oshkosh Striker Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) “Crash 2” …