Internet Access at John Wayne Airport

When you travel, access to free Wi-Fi is delightful. Not only is free Wi-Fi convenient in situations where internet access is necessary but it can help to fill the time during long layovers. Unfortunately not all airports offer free Wi-Fi, in fact some charge a service fee and have usage limitations in place. Travelers coming through JWA will be pleased to learn that the John Wayne Airport offers free wireless internet connections throughout the concourses, concession areas and lounges of the Thomas F. Riley Terminal. The free service can be found as wireless network, JWAFREEWIFI. *When traveling, always beware of fake unsecure networks which are created in the hope of …..

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Lyon Air Museum at John Wayne Airport

Many people don’t realize that John Wayne International Airport has a tourist destination located right on the Airport grounds. Lyon Air Museum, the only Orange County aircraft museum, is home to educational exhibits including historical aircrafts and related memorabilia. The museum, located on the west side of the Orange County Airport, was founded by Major General William Lyon, an Army Air Corp veteran of WWII and Korea, in 2009. Many of the artifacts are part of General Lyon’s personal collection. The mission of the museum is to “provide a quality venue of inspiration where the stories of aviation’s past can touch the lives of its visitors”. The exhibits place an …..

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John Wayne Airport Exhibit: American Institute of Architects Orange County Design Competition Entries

Currently on display at the John Wayne Orange County Airport is an exhibit featuring the entries to the American Institute of Architects Orange County Design Competition.  The exhibition will run through November 28, 2014. The AIAOC Design Competition is open to local community colleges with architecture programs.  The goal of the competition is to connect future design architects with applicable design scenarios in order to grow their expertise and encourage new and creative approaches to design.  Of tremendous benefit to the students is that they receive genuine advice and feedback from professionals in the industry. The challenge of this year’s competition was to design an urban site in Downtown Riverside …..

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