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.
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.
Very few individuals will have as much impact on a sport as Hobart “Hobie” Alter did for water sports. He not only revolutionized surfing, and was at the epicenter of what would eventually become a multi-billion-dollar industry in Southern California, he also expanded the adventure of sailing with his invention of the Hobie Catamaran.
Are you interested in serving people by making their travel experience a pleasant one? The Ambassador Program was established in 1998 to assist and provide friendly service to the now more than 10 million passengers traveling through the Airport each year (approximately 28,000 a day). Read on for more info.
Working with individuals with hidden disabilities, such as Autism, is a truly worthwhile and rewarding experience. Although John Wayne Airport has been providing specialized services for travelers with disabilities for many years, our Customer Relations staff are excited for the opportunity to provide support and service to those individuals needing extra assistance through our formalized Helping Hands program.
John Wayne Airport is thrilled to announce the November 15 launch of its Helping Hands personalized travel assistance program for individuals with hidden disabilities. This special service is provided at no charge and is available daily from 6 am – 11 pm.
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.
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.
John Wayne Airport is home to two winning entries from the 11th Annual Orange County Canstruction® competition. TCA Architects, who won the “Best Meal” Award, built their “You CAN Catch a Poke-Bowl” Canstruction using vegetables, rice, tuna and clams, and incorporated the iconic and popular Pokemon into their structure. The clever structure is on display …
On December 17, 1903, Orville Wright started the aviation party in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina when he flew 120 feet in 12 seconds in the Wright Flyer fitted with a Wright-designed 12hp engine. Orville and his older brother, Wilbur, are credited with inventing the first mechanism that enabled the pilot to steer the aircraft, thereby …