John Wayne Airport
When you want to travel to Anaheim, California, you can't get any more convenient than John Wayne Airport-Orange County (SNA). A mere 20 minutes from Anaheim, this airport gets you closest to all the great things to do in the city, whether you're going to the Disneyland® Resort, heading to the beach, or an event at the Anaheim Convention Center.
Welcome to John Wayne Airport
Rated the highest in customer satisfaction among large airports in North America for two years in a row, John Wayne Airport is the gateway to everything Orange County has to offer. The Airport prides itself on providing a convenient and easy travel experience, featuring four adjacent parking structures, valet parking, and self-service ticketing kiosks to expedite the travel process.
John Wayne Airport works hard to exceed the expectations of today’s savvy traveler. The Thomas F. Riley Terminal includes Terminals A, B, and C, each with its own ticket counters, security checkpoints, and baggage claim areas. John Wayne Airport offers free high-speed Wi-Fi, USB charging stations, pet relief areas, a nursing mother’s lounge, art exhibits, retail shops, and more than 20 dining options.
SNA offers flights to more than 20 nonstop destinations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, and with more than 250 arrivals and departures each day, it serves an average of 868,630 passengers each month.
|Alaska Airlines||(800) 426 0333||B||B2/C|
|American Airlines||(800) 433 7300||A||A1/A2|
|Delta Air Lines||(800) 221 1212||A||A1/A2|
|Frontier Airlines||(800) 401 9000||C||B2/C|
|JetSuiteX||(800) 435 9579||ACI Jet|
|Southwest Airlines||(800) 435 9792||C||B2/C|
|United Airlines||(800) 864 8331||B||B2/C|
|WestJet||(800) 937 8538||A||A1/A2|
Available parking options
There are several parking options at John Wayne Airport. All Terminal parking is accessible from the Departure (upper) Level only. Curbside Valet Parking is available on the Departure Level, and now offers FlashValet, which allows vehicle drop-off and pick-up via text request. Off-Airport Parking is also available at the Main Street parking lot with free shuttle service to the Riley Terminal every 15 minutes.
Transportation to and from Anaheim
If you’re visiting Anaheim and flying into John Wayne Airport, Orange County, there are several options for reaching your destination, including Rental Cars, Shuttles, Taxis, Limousines, and Ride App (Uber/Lyft/Wings) companies. Most transportation services pick up travelers in the Ground Transportation Center (GTC) located on the Arrival (lower) Level between the A2 and B2 parking structures. It is within easy walking distance from all baggage claim areas.
There are eight on-site rental car companies offering convenient services at the Terminal. Rental car counters are located on the Arrival Level, between Terminals A and B, across from the John Wayne statue. There are also several off-site rental car companies licensed to pick up passengers from the Terminal and shuttle them to their off-site locations. Visit the airport website for a complete list of companies.
Lyft, Uber, and Wings are permitted to pick up and drop off passengers at John Wayne Airport. They pick up on the Departure (upper) Level of the Terminal on level 3 of parking structures A2, B2, and C. Passengers with checked luggage will need to take an elevator up to the upper level and cross the street to structures A2 and B2, or exit the Terminal past the check-in counters to access parking structure C. Ride app drivers are allowed to drop off passengers on the Departure Level, curbside. Visit the airport website for detailed information on all transportation options.
Is SNA the same as John Wayne Airport?
Yes. John Wayne Airport uses “SNA” as its International Air Transport Association (IATA) code. SNA comes from Santa Ana, where John Wayne Airport – Orange County is located.
Is it better to fly into LAX or SNA?
When planning a trip to Disneyland® Resort, the Anaheim Convention Center or to Orange County, flying into John Wayne Airport (SNA) is your best choice. Only 13 miles away from Anaheim, its proximity to Garden Grove, Irvine and the rest of Orange County makes getting around quick and easy. The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Anaheim is 34 miles, which with traffic might take up to an hour to arrive in Orange County.
What is John Wayne Airport called now?
John Wayne Airport (SNA) is also known as the “Santa Ana Airport” or “Orange County Airport” for its location in Santa Ana, California. In 1979, the Orange County Airport was renamed to John Wayne Airport in memory of the late movie star and Newport Beach resident.
What Airlines fly out of John Wayne?
There are 12 major airlines that operate out of John Wayne Airport – Orange County (SNA) offering non-stop flights to the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
- Air Canada
- West Jet
- Alaska Airlines
- Allegiant Airlines
- Southwest Airlines
- American Airlines
- Breeze Airways
- Delta Airlines
- Frontier Airlines
- Spirit Airlines
- United Airlines
For more information about passenger airlines, please visit the airport's official website.