Am I required to wear a mask at John Wayne airport?
Yes. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) requires face masks be worn by all travelers while on aircraft. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) also requires travelers to wear face masks when they are in airports and on aircraft.
What COVID safety measures are in place at John Wayne airport?
John Wayne airport has implemented deep cleaning, sanitation, and disinfecting of high traffic areas throughout the airport. The TSA has increased the deep cleaning of screening checkpoint surfaces every three hours. In addition to more cleaning procedures, travelers are encouraged to abide by proper social distancing guidelines while they navigate the airport. Travelers are not required to have their temperature taken to enter John Wayne airport.
How much is parking at John Wayne airport?
John Wayne airport terminal parking costs $2/hour, with a $20 daily rate. For valet parking, it costs $2/hour with a $30 daily rate. You can find better rates for short-term and long-term off-airport parking through our reservation system above.
How much does overnight parking cost at John Wayne Airport?
Overnight parking varies from $14/day for off-site parking, $20/day for on-site parking, and $30/day for curbside valet pickup. This is in addition to the $2/hour rate for all John Wayne airport parking options. To avoid these charges, we recommend finding a better rate through our off-airport parking reservation system.
How early should I get to John Wayne airport?
Travelers are encouraged to arrive 1.5 – 2 hours before departure time for domestic flights, and 3 hours before for international flights.
Can I leave my car at John Wayne Airport?
You can reserve short or long term parking at John Wayne airport through the on-site parking services or through highly-rated third party off-airport parking providers like ourselves. Rates will typically be lower when booking through a third-party provider.
Is there a waiting area to pick up passengers at John Wayne airport?
Yes. The airport has designated a special Cell Phone Waiting Area for this purpose. This lot is located south of Parking Structure C near the corner of MacArthur Boulevard and Campus Drive. The cell phone waiting lot has 94 designated spaces, including 4 ADA, where visitors can wait in their vehicles, free of charge, until they receive a call or text from their arriving passengers indicating they are ready for pick up. You cannot wait at the curbside of the Arrivals (lower) Level or Departures (upper) Level of the Thomas F. Riley Terminal.
Does John Wayne airport have Accessible (ADA) Parking options?
Yes. Accessible parking spaces are located in all parking facilities at the airport. Parking Structures A2, B2, C, and the cell phone waiting area have van-accessible spots as well. All vehicles parking in accessible spaces must show a valid Disabled Person Parking Placard or License Plate. Valet parking users will also have wheelchair access.