John Wayne Airport website redesign receives international recognition.
Customer Relations Staff Specialist receives letter of thanks for providing Helping Hands assistance.
John Wayne Airport's "Welcome Back" campaign receives national award.
Please enjoy reading about our accomplishments in the newly released John Wayne Airport 2020 Annual Report.
John Wayne Airport’s “Waste Amnesty Event” received an Environmental Achievement Award honorable mention in the Environmental Improvement with Limited Resources category from the Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA).
John Wayne Airport ranked #2 among large airports in North America by J.D. Power's 2020 North America Airport Satisfaction Study, continuing its record of top-rankings since it was elevated to the large airport category in 2017. The Airport ranked #1 among large airports in 2017 and 2018.
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.
Orange County Bob Hope USO at John Wayne Airport volunteers had the opportunity to participate in the Newport Beach 4th of July Old Glory Boat Parade. Thanks to a generous donation of a yacht for the event, the patriotically decorated boat won the “Spirit” award.
John Wayne Airport Real Property Agent, Jessica Dixon, was recognized by the Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) as the 2019 Concessions Person of the Year. As a Real Property Agent, Jessica increased several concessionaire’s revenues by 40 percent, and her role in planning, development, and public outreach for the Airport’s Concession Program has led to the most progressive concession redevelopment program in the Airport’s history.
John Wayne Airport (JWA) is pleased to have received a 2019 Excellence in Public Information & Communications (EPIC) Award of Distinction for our “Helping Hands” program launch event from the California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO). The EPIC Awards are presented annually by CAPIO to honor outstanding public agency information and communications programs.