John Wayne Orange County Airport (IATA: SNA, ICAO: KSNA, FAA LID: SNA), is off of Mac Arthur Blvd in Irvine California,
the city that surrounds the southern an eastern part of the airport. Newport Beach is to the west of the airport and Costa Mesa
and Santa Ana are to the north of the airport. Originally named Orange County Airport, the county Board of Supervisors renamed
it in 1979 to honor the actor John Wayne, who resided in nearby Newport Beach and died that year. It also became the first
airport to be named after an entertainer.
The most prominent airlines at John Wayne Airport are Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, and
John Wayne Airport is 14 miles (23 km) from Orange County's signature attraction - the Disneyland Resort. By contrast,
Los Angeles International Airport is 35 miles (56 km) from Disneyland.