News Releases

November 18, 2011


SANTA ANA, Calif. - Effective Sunday, November 20, 2011, Frontier and Southwest Airlines will be fully operational in John Wayne Airport's new Terminal C. Passengers flying on these airlines should use Terminal C to check bags, access security screening and claim bags at Baggage Carousel 5, 6 or 7.

Parking Structure B2 and the new Parking Structure C are the parking options closest to Terminal C. A new Valet Parking location is also available in front of Terminal C.

Terminal C, which opened to the public on November 14, 2011, includes six new bridged aircraft gates, a new commuter terminal, more security checkpoints, self-serve check-in kiosks, as well as new dining and shopping options.

In addition to the new terminal, Parking Structure C, with more than 2,000 parking spaces and advanced parking technology is now open and includes:

  • Digital signage to identify how many parking spots are available in real-time.
  • Kiosks that allow travelers to pay for parking as they exit the airport (pay-on-foot), before getting to their cars.

Effective, November 21, 2011, Frontier and Southwest Airlines will no longer serve passengers in Terminal B.

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

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