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Holiday Travel Tips

John Wayne Airport (JWA) anticipates a busier-than-normal travel period throughout December and the first week of January 2018. JWA travelers can visit www.ocair.com for real-time flight status, parking availability, and road closures and construction activity near the Airport. Demand for parking during peak holiday travel periods is expected to be high. The Airport recommends guests consider …

John Wayne Airport 28th Annual Student Art Contest

John Wayne Airport has announced the winners of its 28th annual Student Art Contest, themed “Flying in the Future.” Orange County students Iris Chuan and Tyler Wu were recognized as Grand Prize winners in this year's contest. Their artwork, along with that of other winners, is on display in the Thomas F. Riley Terminal through …

Hands-Only CPR Training Kiosks Unveiled at John Wayne Airport

Amid the peak holiday travel season, Chairwoman Michelle Steel and Supervisor Todd Spitzer were on-site at John Wayne Airport to unveil three Hands-Only CPR training kiosks from the American Heart Association on December 4, 2017. The kiosks are located in Terminal A at Gate 8, in Terminal B at Gate 12 and in Terminal C …

Stormwater Protection Programs at JWA

Have you ever thought about where rainwater travels? Are you aware that water from a rainstorm can pick up contamination from rooftops, roads and trash, and these contaminants may enter our water system? The John Wayne Airport (JWA) Green Team frequently reviews practices and management methods with the goal of reducing the Airport’s environmental footprint, …

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 …

John Wayne Airport receives J.D. Power Award

On September 21, J.D. Power announced that John Wayne Airport was selected as the recipient of the Best Large Airport Award in the 2017 North America Airport Satisfaction Study. Now in its 12th year, the study is based on responses from 34,695 North American travelers. The 2017 North America Airport Satisfaction Study measures overall traveler satisfaction …

Roadway Banners Highlight 12 of OC’s Stunning Parks

Many guests that travel through John Wayne Airport (JWA) aren’t aware of the extensive parks local to Orange County, offering stunning views of coastal canyons, grasslands and mountain vistas. In partnership, JWA and OC Parks worked to create roadway banners to provide a glimpse into the OC Parks landscape and encourage residents and guests of Orange County …

Terminals A and B Improvements Project at JWA

In early 2016, the County initiated the Terminals A and B Improvements Project - a phased, three-year endeavor with numerous safety, code compliance, comfort, convenience and aesthetic improvements to the Thomas F. Riley Terminal. Our most recent completed improvements include: New Nursing Mother’s Lounge Mothers traveling through John Wayne Airport have access to a new …