John Wayne Airport (JWA) General Aviation Improvement Program (GAIP)

3 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
Orange County
Document Title
John Wayne Airport (JWA) General Aviation Improvement Program (GAIP)
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination

Document Description
The GAIP provides the framework for general aviation Improvements at the Airport. The GAIP assumes the phased replacement of the majority of existing facilities serving general aviation. The approved project, Identified as the Proposed Project In the Final Program EIR, provides for 2 Full Service Fixed Based Operators (FBOs); redevelopment of 1 Limited Service FBO (for a total of 2 Limited Service f: BOs on the Airport); correction of four existing non standard design features; provisions for an optional general aviation terminal and General Aviation Facility; capacity for approximately 354 based aircraft located in box hangars, community hangars, T-hangars, tie-downs and FBO apron spaces; flight schools; a self-service aircraft fueling station and aircraft wash rack; and minor modifications to Ingress and egress on the east side of the Airport (on Campus Drive).

Contact Information
Lea Choum
County of Orange
3160 Airway Avenue
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

(949) 252-5123


Costa Mesa
Other Location Info
The GAIP would be implemented at J\NA, which Is within an unincorporated area of Orange County and a portion within the City of Costa Mesa boundary. Aviation activities are located south of Interstate ("I") 405, north of state Route ("SR") 73. west of MacArthur Boulevard, and east of Airway Avenue.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
County of Orange
Approving Agency Role
Lead Agency
Approved On
Final EIR Available Location
John Wayne Airport, 3160 Airway Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92626


(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(2b) A Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
(4) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
(5) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA


Notice of Determination
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