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 …..
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>
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 …..