Pre-Screening Available at John Wayne Airport

The Transportation Security Administration has begun a program called TSA Pre?™ that allows some passengers who are deemed “low-risk” to take advantage of accelerated, more efficient security screenings at participating U.S. airports. Travelers approved for TSA Pre?™ will not have to remove belts, shoes, light jackets and laptops from carry-ons which will allow them to move through the security screening more quickly, improving their travel experience. In April the John Wayne Orange County Airport started taking applications for the TSA Pre?™. Those interested in applying for the program can complete an online pre-enrollment application at and then visit an application center in person to provide the remaining information including …..

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Closest Beach Locations to John Wayne Airport – Reader Question

We were recently contacted by a reader who asked: “what are the closest beaches to the John Wayne Orange County Airport?”  We have reached the heat of summer so it’s no wonder people are thinking about a trip to the beach!  If you’re headed to Orange County, you’re in luck because there are a number of great beach communities to visit and they’re all within a 42 mile span of uninterrupted beach. The closest beach to the John Wayne Airport is Newport Beach, located just 7 miles, or 12-15 minutes from the airport.  North of Newport Beach is Huntington Beach then Sunset Beach, Surfside and Seal Beach.  South of Newport Beach …..

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John Wayne Airport Art Exhibit: Ballerina Project

  • June 20, 2014
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The John Wayne Airport likes to highlight various artists and one of the exhibits they are currently showing features the photographs of artist, Rob Gage.  Gage began an interest in photography at 15 years of age and has been working in the industry ever since.  He has been an advertising photographer for over four decades and has traveled the world for his clients.  He has photographed a number of subjects but over the past several years his focus has been on ballet.  Gage has worked on the Ballerina Project for four years. Ballerina Project features photographs of flawless dancers in the most unlikely of places. Far from the traditional stage …..

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