Staying Healthy While Flying

Cold and flu season is rapidly approaching as is the holiday season which for many people means air travel. Germs do not mix nicely with flying the friendly skies. The question becomes, “How can you stay healthy while flying during cold and flu season?” You might be surprised to learn that with the help of air filters which work to reduce the amount of bacteria and viruses in the air, there are not as many germs on your flight as you might expect. Unfortunately though, even with the air filters, airplanes are not germ free and neither are the passengers on the flight. Below are some easy tips to help …..

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John Wayne Airport – Exploring Orange County’s Story

Orange County is 125 years old and to celebrate the Orange County Airport has a special exhibition titled, OC125: Exploring Orange County’s Story. Now through February 2015, airport visitors can view the display in the pedestrian walkway connecting Terminals B and C (pre-security). The display highlights over 35 historical sites located in Orange County that are still viewable today. The exhibition hopes to bring to life the story of some of the people, places and events that have helped to make Orange County what it is today. A companion guide is available at the Riley Terminal as well as on the official John Wayne Airport website here: http://www.ocair.com/terminal/artexhibits/. The companion …..

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Orange County Airport to Receive Over $2.9 Million – News

  • September 22, 2014
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On September 19, 2014, US Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that the FAA will give the John Wayne Orange County Airport $2,918,052 in federal funding including $71,695 in entitlement funding and $2,846,357 in discretionary funding. The $2.9 million in funding will allow the county to begin the first phase of construction of a new runway for the airport. Runway 3/21 and it’s taxiway will be realigned further away from the Wallkill River protecting it from flooding and creating a runway safety zone. Read more>

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