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John Wayne Airport

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Traveling with a pet? John Wayne/Orange County Airport offers a "Pet Relief Area" on the lower level, just outside terminal A. Need help finding it or anything else? Just ask one of our "red coat" volunteer Airport Ambassadors for help! 

The John Wayne/Orange County Airport (SNA), the gateway to Southern California offers convenient access to Irvine and all of Orange County, as well as a no-hassle gateway to Los Angeles (about 45 miles to the north) as an alternative to LAX, with one-hour, Wi-Fi-enabled transport by rail or bus.

Like Irvine itself, John Wayne/Orange County Airport is bright, spacious and easy to navigate — not your typical airport experience! With more than 25 non-stop domestic and international routes provided by most major airlines — including Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Houston, Las Vegas, Mexico City, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Newark, Oakland, Phoenix, Portland, Sacramento, San Francisco, Seattle, Vancouver, British Columbia and more — John Wayne Airport in Irvine is as convenient for meetings travel as for family vacations. 

Shops, Restaurants and Other Services 

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 in the Thomas F. Riley Terminal. To print a Riley Terminal Directory and find more services, click here

Read our Blog Post: Five reasons to fly into John Wayne Airport

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Other Airports Near Irvine

Visitors can also access Irvine via four other nearby commercial airports:

  • Long Beach Airport (LGB) — about 23 miles away
  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) — about 45 miles away
  • Ontario International Airport (ONT) — about 39 miles away
  • San Diego International Airport (SAN)— about 84 miles away
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