John Wayne Airport, Orange County (SNA), owned and operated by the County of Orange, is the only commercial service airport in Orange County, California. It is located approximately 35 miles south of Los Angeles, between the cities of Costa Mesa, Irvine, and Newport Beach. The service area includes more than three million people within the 34 cities and unincorporated areas of Orange County. In 2012, nearly 9 million passengers were served.
John Wayne Airport plays a unique and crucial role in the Orange County community. It is the only airport in Orange County that provides commercial passenger and air-cargo service and is the primary provider of general aviation services and facilities in the county. It is home to local law enforcement air operations and to medical/mercy flights. JWA is the gateway through which millions of passengers travel each year to their homes, their families, their vacations, and their businesses.
John Wayne Airport's Vision is to be a world-class aviation gateway for business and leisure travel.
John Wayne Airport's Mission is to plan, direct and provide high quality aviation services and facilities for Orange County in a safe, secure and efficient manner.
JWA's Vision and Mission Statements clearly reflect that the Airport's value to the community lies in its role as a provider of air transportation services for Orange County.