John Wayne Airport (JWA) is committed to upholding best practices in environmental responsibility and has been an industry leader in implementing policies that provide both sustainability and cost effectiveness. JWA has adopted a variety of environmental policies and practices including:
The Airport has implemented measures to reduce emissions generated by aircraft and by vehicles using the Airport, including:
The Airport currently recycles half of the refuse from aircraft, and more than half from the Riley Terminal and supporting facilities.
An Airport-wide Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) is strictly enforced and includes the following:
The Airport utilizes energy efficient design and materials both in the terminal and on the airfield.
JWA implements a variety of water conservation initiatives, including:
John Wayne Airport has one of the most stringent aircraft access and noise monitoring programs in the United States and the world. Noise abatement at JWA is carried out using the following standards, guidelines and tools: