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  • “Portraits of Influence” Paintings on Display at John Wayne Airport (07/17/2019)

    Rosemary Vasquez Tuthill’s vibrant paintings reflect the realistic and gritty style of her late father, renowned muralist, and painter Emigdio Vasquez, as well her own distinctly feminine perspective. Her “Portraits of Influence” painting series featuring notable individuals from the worlds of pop culture, politics, science, and business is on display in the John Wayne Airport Community Focus Space from July 18 – August 15, 2019.more

  • John Wayne Airport Serving Up Fast Fire’d Blaze Pizza (07/11/2019)

    Blaze Pizza®, known for exceptional quality and lightning fast speeds, is now open in John Wayne Airport (SNA). Global restaurateur HMSHost and partner S&C Robison Enterprise operate the new pizza shop in the airport’s Terminal B/C. The addition of Blaze Pizza expands dining options for SNA travelers with a segment-leading fast casual pizza experience.more

  • John Wayne Airport Introduces Interactive Digital Wayfinding (07/02/2019)

    New interactive digital wayfinding signage makes traveling through John Wayne Airport even more convenient. The easy-to-use touchscreens help travelers locate specific restaurants, retail concessions and amenities throughout the Thomas F. Riley Terminal. more

  • Busy Summer Travel Season is Underway at John Wayne Airport (07/01/2019)

    Summer is here and so is the busy summertime travel season that typically begins during the week of the Fourth of July holiday. Guests traveling through John Wayne Airport (JWA) are encouraged to plan accordingly to avoid delays and enjoy stress-free summer travel. Review the following tips to go from curbside through security checkpoints to arrive at your gate efficiently. more

  • John Wayne Airport Posts May 2019 Statistics (06/24/2019)

    Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in May 2019 as compared with May 2018. In May 2019, the Airport served 942,872 passengers, an increase of 3.0% when compared with the May 2018 passenger traffic count of 915,833. more

  • “Nature Takes Flight” Photography on Display at John Wayne Airport (06/17/2019)

    Bringing to life everyday images that may otherwise go unseen, the simplicity of nature, animals, and landscapes, as captured by photographer Devin Grady, become intricate imagery through the use of his artistic technique. Grady’s artwork “Nature Takes Flight,” is on display in the John Wayne Airport Community Focus Space from June 18 – July 18, 2019.more

  • John Wayne Airport Posts April 2019 Statistics (05/28/2019)

    Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in April 2019 as compared with April 2018. In April 2019, the Airport served 899,276 passengers, an increase of 0.6% when compared with the April 2018 passenger traffic count of 893,668. more

  • Memorial Day Weekend Marks Start of Busy Travel Season at John Wayne Airport (05/23/2019)

    With a record number of passengers expected at airports during the start of the busy summer travel season beginning Memorial Day weekend and continuing through Labor Day, John Wayne Airport (JWA) encourages travelers to plan accordingly to avoid delays and enjoy stress-free holiday travel.more

  • Impressionist Paintings of Vibrant Landscapes and Villagescapes on Display at John Wayne Airport (05/16/2019)

    Documenting his travels throughout the US, Tahiti, Europe, and Russia with photography, painter William (Bill) Knauer brings the photos of his experiences to life through acrylic impressionist-like paintings. Knauer’s artwork is on display in the John Wayne Airport Community Focus Space from May 16 – June 18, 2019.more

  • John Wayne Airport Launches New Play Me! Piano Program (05/06/2019)

    John Wayne Airport (JWA) is excited to announce the launch of a new Play Me! Piano program modeled after the “Play Me, I'm Yours” street piano to provide a stage for spontaneous live music in the Thomas F. Riley Terminal. Airport guests are invited to sit down and share their talent on the Avant Grand piano located post-security on the upper level between Terminals A and B.more

  • John Wayne Airport Announces Our 2018 Interactive Annual Report (04/30/2019)

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  • John Wayne Airport Posts March 2019 Statistics (04/22/2019)

    Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in March 2019 as compared with March 2018. In March 2019, the Airport served 923,469 passengers, an increase of 2.8% when compared with the March 2018 passenger traffic count of 898,418.more

  • A Complicated Story Told Through Photographic Art on Display at John Wayne Airport (04/18/2019)

    The saying that “a picture is worth a thousand words” is evident through the work of fine art photographer Jane Szabo. Szabo utilizes objects from her childhood home to express the challenges, burdens and joy she experiences as caretaker to her elderly parents, incorporating memory, metaphor and allegory. Szabo’s “Family Matters” photography is on display in the John Wayne Airport Community Focus Space from April 18 – May 16, 2018.more

  • John Wayne Airport Posts February 2019 Statistics (04/01/2019)

    Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in February 2019 as compared with February 2018. In February 2019, the Airport served 789,557 passengers, an increase of 3.4% when compared with the February 2018 passenger traffic count of 763,505.more

  • Collaborative "Duet" Paintings on Display at John Wayne Airport (03/18/2019)

    Laguna Beach artists Stephanie Cunningham and Betty Haight create two individually unique paintings then blend them together to produce one seamless piece of collaborative “Duet” artwork featuring soulful, moody landscapes and figurative imagery that pulls viewers into a storyline of their art. An exhibit of their work is on display in the John Wayne Airport Community Focus Space from March 20 – April 18, 2019.more

  • John Wayne Airport Posts January 2019 Statistics (03/12/2019)

    Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in January 2019 as compared with January 2018. In January 2019, the Airport served 819,392 passengers, an increase of 0.3% when compared with the January 2018 passenger traffic count of 817,258.more

  • Exotic Underwater Photography Comes to The Surface at John Wayne Airport (02/13/2019)

    As a certified National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI) Dive Master and avid traveler, photographer Beverly Factor has visited every corner of the globe, taking photos of the world’s most pristine coral reefs and mysterious creatures deep below the ocean’s surface. An exhibit of her vibrant undersea images comes to the surface in the John Wayne Airport Community Focus Space from February 14 – March 19, 2019.more

  • John Wayne Airport Posts December 2018 Statistics (01/22/2019)

    Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport decreased in December 2018 as compared with December 2017. In December 2018, the Airport served 828,070 passengers, a decrease of 7.9% when compared with the December 2017 passenger traffic count of 899,451.more

  • Portraits and Still Life Paintings on Display at John Wayne Airport (01/15/2019)

    Inspired by the drawings of renowned artists Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, Daumier and Van Gogh, Dennis Carrie’s paintings use many layers of paint to render his subjects with the greatest possible honesty and are the result of careful observation and thought. An exhibit of his work is on display in the John Wayne Airport Community Focus Space from January 14 – February 14, 2019.more

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