John Wayne Airport is a commercial and general aviation airport serving Orange County, California and the greater Los Angeles area. Located halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego in Orange County, Laguna Beach is perfectly located on the stunning coastline of Southern California. Search for direct flights from your hometown and find hotels near Orange County, CA, or scroll down to see more international airports or domestic airports. This airport has domestic and international flights from Santa Ana, California, and is 5 miles from downtown Orange County, California.
Search for direct flights from your hometown and find hotels near Orange County, CA, or scroll up to see more international airports or domestic airports. Newport Beach is conveniently located next to John Wayne Airport, in Orange County (SNA) in Orange County, California, but can also be accessed from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to the north, Long Beach Airport (LGB) also to the north and San Diego International Airport (SAN), to the south, and Ontario International Airport (ONT) to the southeast. Originally named Orange County Airport, the Orange County Board of Supervisors changed the name of the airport in 1979 to honor actor John Wayne, who lived in neighboring Newport Beach and died that year. The gateway to Southern California and the closest airport to Laguna Beach, John Wayne Airport in Orange County (SNA), is conveniently located approximately 35 miles south of Los Angeles and 90 miles north of San Diego.