John Wayne Airport

featured graphic for the August 2020 issue of our Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide

Top Ten Stories for August 9 through August 15 included unemployment benefits (still), Cypress Parking Lot Cinema, John Wayne Airport, and an FBI fugitive murderer. Top Ten Stories for August 9 through August 15 the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): …continue reading

Harley Rouda

Congressman Rouda (CA-48) held the inaugural meeting of the newly-formed Coastal Orange County Aircraft Mitigation Noise Task Force. The task force brings together local elected officials and representatives from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), SNA Airport, and major airlines to decrease airplane noise and improve community collaboration. “For years, coastal …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for June 28 through July 04 included July Fourth events, Black Lives Matter, a Mexican mafioso, John Wayne airport, COVID-19. Top Ten Stories for June 28 through July 04 the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Three professional …continue reading

Thanks to our friends at the Costa Mesa Historical Society for sharing this wonderful 2018 presentation by Jeffery Roundtree on the history of the airport. While OCHS isn’t planning any in-person meetings until our planned September 10th get-together at the Sherman Library & Gardens, we do like to share what …continue reading

Sigrid “Jan” Mecklenburg

Inspired by its rich heritage, natural scenery, and stunning architecture, the late landscape artist Sigrid “Jan” Mecklenburg was drawn to paint the “Jewel of the California Missions,” also known as the historic Mission San Juan Capistrano. Her artwork is on display in the John Wayne Airport Community Focus Space from …continue reading

John Wayne Airport

Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in September 2019 as compared with September 2018. In September 2019, the Airport served 859,174 passengers, an increase of 0.3% when compared with the September 2018 passenger traffic count of 856,688. Commercial aircraft operations decreased 3.2% and commuter aircraft operations increased 88.6% …continue reading