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SANTA ANA, Calif. - Two new concessions are open for business at John Wayne Airport: La Tapenade Mediterranean Café in Terminal B (pre-security) and two Starbucks (near Gate 5 and Gate 12). As part of an overall concessions plan, new dining and shopping options will be coming to JWA in the coming weeks and months providing travelers much more variety.

La Tapenade Mediterranean Café at John Wayne Airport
La Tapenade Mediterranean Café

Coffee enthusiasts visiting JWA will be pleased to know there are now two new, larger Starbucks locations open in Terminals A and B - one located between Gates 4 and 5 and the other between Gates 11 and 12. These two stores were relocated from their previous spaces. A third Starbucks is under construction in new Terminal C and will open in November between Gates 16 and 17.

Starbucks at John Wayne Airport
Starbucks location between Gates 4 and 5

The new concessions are part of the overall John Wayne Airport Improvement Program, which will more than double the dining and retail options available today. The Airport Improvement Program includes construction of a new multi-level terminal building with six new commercial passenger gates, new security checkpoints, greater baggage screening capability, 2,000+ new parking spaces and new commuter terminals at the north and south ends of the extended terminal. Terminal C and Parking Structure C will open to the public November 14.

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

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