The gateway to Southern California, John Wayne Airport, Orange County (SNA) is conveniently located approximately 35 miles south of Los Angeles and 90 miles north of San Diego. John Wayne Airport (JWA) is owned and operated by the County of Orange; it is the only commercial airport and one of two general aviation airports in the County. With more than 20 nonstop domestic and international destinations provided by most major airlines, JWA is the airport of choice for visitors seeking world class beaches, hiking spots, premier shopping and theme parks.
If you're driving to the airport, you have several options for parking. There are four parking structures located next to the Thomas F. Riley Terminal: Parking Structures A1, A2, B2 and C. In addition, valet parking is conveniently located at two locations in front of the Thomas F. Riley Terminal. Off-site, the Main Street Parking is located at 1512 Main Street in Irvine. JWA offers a free shuttle that leaves every 15 minutes from the lot.
JWA offers a variety of ground transportation options to connect you to your final destination. On-site rental car companies, located on the Arrival (lower) Level between Terminals A and B and off-site rental car companies, which are licensed to pick up passengers from the Riley Terminal, offer convenient options for JWA travelers. Private shuttle vans and buses are also available on the Arrival (lower) Level in the GTC.
If you're going to the Disneyland Resort, it is easy to take the Disneyland Resort Express Bus for only $17 per person for a one-way trip.
John Wayne Airport offers passengers 30-plus shopping and dining options and perks like free Wi-Fi and power charging stations. Visit the American Airlines Admirals Club or the United Club (if already a member). Passengers will also find ATMs, a lost and found and information booths throughout the Riley Terminal. To print a Riley Terminal Directory and find more services, click here.
Interested in learning how to fly or already know? John Wayne Airport also functions as a general aviation airport, as well as a location for a few flight schools. So once you arrive in Orange County, you can also learn how to fly around the area.