News Releases

June 20, 2012


SANTA ANA, Calif. - John Wayne Airport (JWA) was recently honored at the 2012 Marketing and Communications Conference, sponsored by Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) and at the 37th Annual PROTOS awards, hosted by the Orange County Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (OC/PRSA). JWA earned first place in the ACI-NA Excellence in Marketing and Communications Contest for its 2010 digital Annual Report, while OC/PRSA honored JWA with a PROTOS award for the Media Day Press Tour – "John Wayne Airport's Terminal C Takes Fligh" – held in November 2011.

ACI-NA received nearly 250 entries in this year’s contest, which recognizes airport achievements in public relations and marketing throughout North America. Winners were recognized at the 2012 Marketing and Communications Conference in Sacramento.

OC/PRSA's 37th Annual PROTOS event, was held at the OC Fair & Event Center and honored the top Orange County public relations professionals and organizations for their public relations campaigns and noteworthy achievements. The PROTOS award is the highest award given by OC/PRSA for achievement in the public relations field. JWA received a PROTOS award for its Media Day press tour prior to the grand opening of the new Terminal C.

To see JWA's award-winning annual report, click here. To learn more about JWA’s Terminal C, click here. More about JWA and all of its News and Publications can be found by visiting