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January 20, 2012 / updated March 5, 2012


As part of an ongoing seismic retrofitting project, a portion of the lower (arrival) level roadway entrance at John Wayne Airport will be narrowed to allow for construction on the pillars reinforcing the upper (departure) level roadway. The pillars will also be wrapped according to the new Terminal A, B and C color schemes to better identify passenger pickup locations.

Effective Wednesday, January 18, 2012 through December 2012, between the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

The roadway system at John Wayne Airport is undergoing a seismic retrofit to comply with new structural requirements ensuring the roadway is equipped with the most current safety and seismic standards.

A map of the affected areas can be seen below. Passengers and visitors to the Airport are advised to exercise extreme caution while driving on Airport roadways and to adhere to the posted speed limits.

Map of the JWA Roadway with construction areas


About John Wayne Airport
John Wayne Airport (SNA) is owned by the County of Orange and is operated as a self-supporting enterprise that receives no general fund tax revenue. The Airport serves approximately nine million passengers annually, reaches 20 nonstop destinations in the United States and Canada and is served by 10 commercial passenger airlines. More information can be found at www.ocair.com.