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2018|

  • Digital Drawings Connect and Delight at John Wayne Airport (09/14/2018)

    Bruce Barton’s exhibit at John Wayne Airport’s Community Focus Space from September 13 – October 15, 2018, will elicit second looks, occasional giggles and perhaps pauses of reflection from guests that have the opportunity to interpret Barton’s artistic commentary of nature/culture dialectics.more

  • John Wayne Airport Posts July 2018 Statistics (08/31/2018)

    Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in July 2018 as compared with July 2017. In July 2018, the Airport served 991,003 passengers, an increase of 7.8% when compared with the July 2017 passenger traffic count of 919,223. more

  • Landscapes Inspired By ‘Earth Mom’ At John Wayne Airport (08/17/2018)

    Inspired by the colors and movement found in nature, Steve Wang’s landscapes reflect a love for natural and harmonic living. An exhibit of his paintings is on display in the John Wayne Airport Community Focus Space August 14 – September 13.more

  • New Art Exhibit at John Wayne Airport Celebrates the Centennial of Laguna Art Museum (08/02/2018)

    Calling all historians and those with an interest in history, John Wayne Airport is pleased to share the story of the Laguna Art Museum in our Orange County Destination Art and Culture exhibit now through December 2018. Founded by artists in 1918, the "Laguna Art Museum Turns 100 – An Artistic Legacy in Orange County” exhibit is a fascinating journey that reflects on its origins. Take a stroll through John Wayne Airport’s pedestrian walkway, connecting Riley Terminals B and C (pre-security) and rewind the clock to the 1920s to a board-and-batten cottage, travel through the historic decades and the evolution of where the museum is today. more

  • John Wayne Airport Posts June 2018 Statistics (07/25/2018)

    Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in June 2018 as compared with June 2017. In June 2018, the Airport served 950,834 passengers, an increase of 5.4% when compared with the June 2017 passenger traffic count of 902,059. more

  • John Wayne Airport Posts May 2018 Statistics (06/29/2018)

    Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in May 2018 as compared with May 2017. In May 2018, the Airport served 915,833 passengers, an increase of 4.2% when compared with the May 2017 passenger traffic count of 878,901. more

  • Unique Aviation Photography at John Wayne Airport (06/19/2018)

    While Greg Sullivan has photographed the Chino Air Show and the Blue Angels, his exhibit at John Wayne Airport Community Space from June 14, 2018 – July 16, 2018, has a flying theme without aircraft. Instead, traveling guests will have the opportunity to view Sullivan’s local and exotic bird photography.more

  • John Wayne Airport Posts April 2018 Statistics (05/24/2018)

    Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in April 2018 as compared with April 2017. In April 2018, the Airport served 893,668 passengers, an increase of 5.0% when compared with the April 2017 passenger traffic count of 851,169.more

  • "Clean Dirt" on Display at John Wayne Airport (05/22/2018)

    “Clay is clean dirt and I love to play in it,” states Connie Major, the featured ceramic artist for the John Wayne Airport Community Space from May 21, 2018 – June 14, 2018. Her unique pieces may be viewed on the Departure (upper) Level near security screening areas in Terminals A, B and C, and on the Arrival (lower) Level adjacent to Baggage Carousels 1 and 4.more

  • John Wayne Airport Launches JWAlive Music Program (05/17/2018)

    John Wayne Airport recently launched the JWAlive music program in the Thomas F. Riley Terminal. Featuring a rotating roster of musicians, ticketed passengers at John Wayne Airport can enjoy live acoustic guitar and piano performances while waiting for a flight.more

  • John Wayne Airport Introduces Enhanced Valet Parking Amenities (05/03/2018)

    John Wayne Airport (JWA) has elevated curbside convenience to the next level with FlashValet, an enhanced valet parking system that provides a faster check-in and check-out process, and new amenities for guests utilizing the valet parking service.more

  • John Wayne Airport Posts March 2018 Statistics (04/26/2018)

    Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in March 2018 as compared with March 2017. In March 2018, the Airport served 898,418 passengers, an increase of 5.0% when compared with the March 2017 passenger traffic count of 856,025.more

  • Mixed Media "Window" Art on Display at John Wayne Airport (04/19/2018)

    From April 19, 2018 – May 17, 2018, mixed media art by Brennan Roach will be on display at John Wayne Airport (JWA) as part of JWA’s Community Focus Space Program. These works can be viewed on the Departure (upper) Level near security screening areas in Terminals A, B and C, and on the Arrival (lower) Level adjacent to Baggage Carousels 1 and 4.more

  • John Wayne Airport Introduces New Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Vehicle (03/29/2018)

    John Wayne Airport today introduced its new Oshkosh Striker Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicle, “Crash 2”, with an airfield demonstration of its advanced features.more

  • John Wayne Airport Posts February 2018 Statistics (03/28/2018)

    Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in February 2018 as compared with February 2017. In February 2018, the Airport served 763,505 passengers, an increase of 7.4% when compared with the February 2017 passenger traffic count of 711,010.more

  • MONEY ‘Best in Travel 2018’ Rates John Wayne Airport Best in the U.S. (03/23/2018)

    John Wayne Airport this week was rated the best airport in the U.S. by MONEY in their annual Best in Travel rankings.more

  • Energetic Nature Photography on Display at John Wayne Airport (03/21/2018)

    From March 20, 2018 – April 19, 2018, photography by Stephanie Hager will be on display at John Wayne Airport (JWA) as part of JWA’s Community Focus Space Program. These works can be viewed on the Departure (upper) Level near security screening areas in Terminals A, B and C, and on the Arrival (lower) Level adjacent to Baggage Carousels 1 and 4.more

  • New Parking Payment System at John Wayne Airport (03/20/2018)

    John Wayne Airport (JWA) has recently upgraded its parking system with Near Field Communication (NFC) capability as well as Europay, MasterCard® and Visa® EMV chip technology. This new system will provide an additional level of security to credit card transactions as well as enhance the parking experience by providing multiple payment options for JWA guests including the ability to use Apple Pay.more

  • John Wayne Airport Posts January 2018 Statistics (03/02/2018)

    Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in January 2018 as compared with January 2017. In January 2018, the Airport served 817,258 passengers, an increase of 3.0% when compared with the January 2017 passenger traffic count of 793,774.more

  • "In Good Taste" Display at John Wayne Airport Explores Orange County’s Culinary Scene (02/26/2018)

    An exhibition providing a wide-ranging view of the many facets of culinary arts in Orange County titled “In Good Taste” is on display now at John Wayne Airport (JWA). The exhibition is in the Vi Smith Concourse Gallery, located on the Departure (upper) Level, across from Gates 2 through 5 in Terminal A, Gates 18 through 21 in Terminal C and in the free-standing display cases across from Gate 14. Ticketed passengers can view the exhibit through June 2018.more

  • Painted Stories of Urban Landscapes on Display at John Wayne Airport (02/21/2018)

    From February 20, 2018 – March 19, 2018, paintings by Veronica Schmitt will be on display at John Wayne Airport (JWA) as part of JWA’s Community Focus Space Program. These works can be viewed on the Departure (upper) Level near security screening areas in Terminals A, B and C, and on the Arrival (lower) Level adjacent to Baggage Carousels 1 and 4.more

  • John Wayne Airport Posts December 2017 Statistics (01/23/2018)

    Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in December 2017 as compared with December 2016. In December 2017, the Airport served 899,451 passengers, an increase of 3.3% when compared with the December 2016 passenger traffic count of 870,956.more

  • Local Underwater Photography on Display at John Wayne Airport (01/22/2018)

    From January 18, 2018 – February 19, 2018, underwater photography by Patsee Ober will be on display at John Wayne Airport (JWA) as part of JWA’s Community Focus Space Program. These works can be viewed on the Departure (upper) Level near security screening areas in Terminals A, B and C, and on the Arrival (lower) Level adjacent to Baggage Carousels 1 and 4.more

  • John Wayne Airport Releases Passenger Survey Results (01/17/2018)

    John Wayne Airport (JWA) has announced the results of its most recent passenger survey, conducted in October and November, 2017. The biannual survey is conducted to measure traveler preferences and satisfaction.more

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