Airport guides

When you're preparing to fly, use our convenient airport guides to find each airport's address, Alaska ticket counter information, check-in options, recommended arrival times, gate locations, and more. Combine this airport guide information with our expert travel tips to guarantee yourself a stress-free trip.

John Wayne Airport (SNA)

Airport location

18601 Airport Way, Santa Ana, CA 92707
(4 miles south of Santa Ana)

Ticket counter

Terminal A
Monday-Saturday: 5:05 am - 8:00 pm
Sunday: 6:05 am - 8:00 pm

When to arrive at the airport

Gate locations

Upper level, gate 1B, 5, 6, 13

Airport check-in kiosk locations

Self-service and self-tagging kiosks are available in the airport lobby near the ticketing/bag drop-off area.

Check in options

Online check-in

Skip the check-in line and just head straight for your gate. Online check-in details

Mobile check-in

Check in at or with one of our mobile apps from your phone or tablet between 1 to 24 hours before your flight. Mobile check-in details

Kiosk check-in

Check yourself in using our check-in kiosks, located at all of the airports throughout the Alaska Airlines system.

Ticket counter check-in

If you are traveling with a paper ticket, or just need some extra help with the check-in process on the date of departure our customer service agents are always available to help get you going with an in-person check-in. Please note that checked baggage is only accepted within 4 hours of your scheduled departure.