General Aviation

Orange County's aviation history is deeply rooted in general aviation (private, non-commercial) operations. Currently, the Airport is the home base for approximately 500 private general aviation aircraft. These aircraft range from vintage biplanes and helicopters to sleek corporate jets.

General aviation accounts for the majority of JWA's total aircraft operations (takeoffs and landings). In 2019, there were 204,680 general aviation operations, which represent 68% of the Airport's total number of operations.

  • Pilot Information

    NOTAMS, Pilot Guide, Noise Abatement and Airfield Map, Super Bowl Flight Advisory and Special Flight Procedures

  • Services

    Full-Service Fixed Base Operators (FBOs), Aircraft Maintenance, Fueling, Wash & Wax

  • Airport Rules & Regulations

    John Wayne Airport issues Rules and Regulations to ensure the safe and efficient operations of the Airport.

  • General Aviation Improvement Program

    John Wayne Airport (JWA) is home to nearly 500 private general aviation aircraft, including single- and multi-engine aircraft, corporate jets, helicopters and vintage biplanes. General aviation represents nearly 70% of the Airport's total number of operations.

  • General Aviation Minimum Standards

    The Minimum Standards specify the standards and requirements that must be met and complied with by Operators at the Airport.