The gateway to Southern California and the closest airport to Laguna Beach, John Wayne Airport, Orange County (SNA) is conveniently located approximately 35 miles south of Los Angeles and 90 miles north of San Diego. John Wayne Airport (JWA), owned and operated by the County of Orange, is the only commercial airport in the County. With more than 20 nonstop domestic and international destinations provided by most major airlines, JWA is the airport of choice for visitors seeking world class beaches, hiking spots, premier shopping and theme parks.
John Wayne Airport Once Again Ranked Among Nation’s Best John Wayne Airport ranked #2 among large airports in North America by J.D. Power’s 2020 North America Airport Satisfaction Study, continuing its record of top-rankings since it was elevated to the large airport category in 2017. The Airport ranked #1 among large airports in 2017 and 2018.