John Wayne Airport is conducting its General Aviation Improvement Program (GAIP), intended to evaluate and plan for the future needs of general aviation at John Wayne Airport (JWA) and the final plan is scheduled to be completed in late-2018. JWA is requesting Statements of Qualifications (SOQs) from experienced full and limited service FBOs to manage general aviation services at the Airport. 

JWA is owned and operated by the County of Orange and served approximately 10.5 million passengers in 2017. The Airport is served by several major American commercial airlines and is home to a vibrant business jet and small piston general aviation community. Currently, general aviation accounts for the majority of the Airport's total aircraft operations (takeoffs and landings). In 2016, JWA reported 284,246 total aircraft operations and more than two-thirds of those operations (191,159) were conducted by general aviation aircraft. JWA is the home base for nearly 500 general aviation aircraft including helicopters and single-engine, multi-engine and turbine aircraft. Currently serving JWA customers are two full-service fixed base operators (FBOs), two (2) limited-service FBOs, which includes one specialized aviation service operation. 

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