the latest news from john wayne airport  * july 2015

Thumbnail      Fourth of July Holiday Travel Tips
Summer travel is underway at John Wayne Airport (JWA) and with the upcoming Fourth of July holiday, JWA anticipates a busy travel period from Friday, June 26 through Sunday, July 5. Read some travel tips on how you can have a safe and enjoyable travel experience.

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Thumbnail      JWA Air Service Development
JWA and the Orange County economy continue their close relationship as both show signs of strong growth in 2015. Last year, JWA served over 9.3 million passengers and recently reported that its year-over-year growth in passengers for the first five months of 2015 is a hefty 5.2%. Based on airline schedules for the remainder of the year, JWA is on track to match – or perhaps surpass – record passenger levels it set in 2007.

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Thumbnail      Sharing the Road by Sharing Rides at JWA
JWA aims to offer an easy-to-navigate, convenient airport experience with vital services that meet the needs of today’s sophisticated travelers. For this reason, JWA took an early interest in the fast-developing world of Transportation Network Companies (TNCs), commonly known as ride-sharing services like Lyft, Uber and Wingz.

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Thumbnail      JWA is Working to Conserve Water
While providing top notch customer service at JWA is a priority, we have and continue to do our part in conserving water during California’s drought.

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Thumbnail      Members of JWA’s Police Services Honored for Heroic Actions
The Medal of Valor presentation recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of the men and women of the Sheriff’s Department, both sworn and professional employees, who have demonstrated exceptional valor, courage, merit and lifesaving.

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Thumbnail      Port of Entry Update
John Wayne Airport (JWA) continues to pursue a Port of Entry designation from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

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Thumbnail      Construction Updates
Airport improvement projects are underway at JWA. Construction activities for a new cell phone lot and a Campus Drive right turn lane have already started. Find out about the projects and how they may affect your commute or travels!

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Thumbnail      Concession Corner: New Phones with Digital Advertising and Mobile Phone Charging Capabilities
New public phones have been stationed throughout the Riley Terminal, both on the Departure (upper) and the Arrival (lower) Levels. The phones utilize state-of-the-art technology and include USB charging ports. Learn about how you can make free domestic and international calls at JWA!

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Thumbnail      JWA Rolls Out Exclusive North American Airport Collectors Series™ SNA Trading Card
JWA's new SNA trading card made its debut on May 5. Find out more information and how to get yours!

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Thumbnail      Tyler Reece Wins JWA’s “From the Big A to the Big Apple Sweepstakes”
The sweepstakes was created as part of John Wayne Airport’s #JWAconnects campaign, an effort to connect the Airport with the Southern California community, and to brighten one lucky sports fan’s weekend with an exciting getaway for two.

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Thumbnail      Get Social with John Wayne Airport...
Passengers stay connected with JWA on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube. View some tweets and posts about JWA.

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John Wayne Airport

Eddie Martin Administration Building
3160 Airway Avenue
Costa Mesa, CA  92626

Barry A. Rondinella, AAE/CAE

Airport Director


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Calendar of Meetings:


5 p.m., 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month
Contact: Aida Lopez, 949.252.5167 or


4 p.m., 3rd Thursday of every month
Contact: Kari Rigoni, 949.252.5170 or


9:30 a.m., 1st Wednesday of every month
Contact: Jeffrey Frisch, 949.252.5124 or

Meeting Location:

Airport Commission Room
John Wayne Airport
Eddie Martin Administration Building
3160 Airway Avenue
Costa Mesa, CA  92626

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