“Helping Hands” Receives National Award

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.

Bob Hope USO Patriotic Boat Wins Award!

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.

JWA Real Property Agent Receives National Recognition!

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.

Helping Hands Wins CAPIO Award

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.

Survey Says!

The results are in, and the 2017 Passenger Survey confirms that John Wayne Airport continues to receive exceptionally high approval ratings from travelers, both visitors and residents alike.  The findings found that 95% of all passengers surveyed are satisfied or are very satisfied with their overall experience at JWA. Two-thirds of passengers rate JWA a …

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Travel + Leisure Award

In July 2017, John Wayne Airport was a winner in Travel + Leisure® “World’s Best Awards™” – voted #4 on the list of “The 10 Best Domestic Airports.” Airports were rated on access, check-in and security, restaurants and bars, shopping and design. Next time you fly, check out why JWA was named one of the best!

John Wayne Airport Ranked Best Large Airport in J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Study

John Wayne Airport, owned and operated by the County of Orange, has received the J.D. Power Award for Best Large Airport in the 2017 North America Airport Satisfaction Study. “The County of Orange Board of Supervisors is very proud of John Wayne Airport and the great customer service provided to both our residents and our …