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December 11, 2012

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT REFLECTS ON AWARD-WINNING 2012

SANTA ANA, Calif. - John Wayne Airport (JWA) has had an award-winning year in 2012 after being honored with numerous awards for engineering, construction and communications related to the new Terminal C, Parking Structure C and Central Utility Plant.

"We are humbled by and grateful for the recognition we've received," said Alan L. Murphy, Airport Director. "These awards reflect the incredible hard work and dedication of our employees and our contract partners who make JWA a world-class airport."

Below is a summary of awards presented to JWA in 2012 by international, national and local organizations.  An extended list of awards can be found on JWA's website.

Construction & Engineering:

  • 2012 Outstanding Government Civil Engineering Project
    Los Angeles Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers
  • 2012 Project of the Year for the John Wayne Airport Improvement Program
    Orange County Chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers
  • 2012 Award of Excellence for the John Wayne Airport Improvement Program and 2012 Client of the Year
    Orange County Chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies
  • 2012 Best Transportation Project Award of Merit for John Wayne Airport Parking Garage Demolition and Terminal C Construction
    Engineering News Record California: Best Projects 2012

Concessions:

  • 2012 Concession Awards 1st Place "Best Food and Beverage Program for Medium Sized Airport"
    Airports Council International – North America
  • 2012 Concession Awards Honorable Mention "Best New Food and Beverage Concept, Full-Service" for Javi's restaurant
    Airports Council International – North America

Public Relations, Marketing & Communications:

  • 2012 PROTOS Award of Excellence – Terminal C Media Day Press Tour
    Orange County Chapter of Public Relations Society of America
  • 2012 Edward L. Bernays Award of Merit – Terminal C Takes Flight Press Conference
    San Diego Chapter of Public Relations Society of America
  • 2012 Platinum Award for Welcome to JWA Video
    MarCom
  • 2012 Gold Award for JWA Magazine – Building on Excellence
    MarCom
  • 2012 First Place in Excellence in Marketing and Communications for John Wayne Airport Annual Report
    Airports Council International – North America
  • 2012 Orange County Design Awards – Motion Graphic Gold Award for JWA Interactive Annual Report
    Orange County Design Awards
  • 2012 Orange County Design Awards – Web, Interactive, UI Design Gold Award for JWA Interactive Annual Report
    Orange County Design Awards
  • 2012 Orange County Design Awards – BEST IN SHOW Award for JWA Interactive Annual Report
    Orange County Design Awards

Air Service: 

  • 2012 Turning Red Tape into Red Carpet – Responding to Globalization – JWA Air Service Development Program
    Orange County Business Council

 

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John Wayne Airport (SNA) is owned by the County of Orange and is operated as a self-supporting enterprise that receives no general fund tax revenue.  The Airport serves approximately nine million passengers annually and reaches more than 20 nonstop destinations in the United States, Mexico and Canada.  More information can be found at www.ocair.com or at facebook.com/johnwayneairport or on twitter.com @johnwayneair.