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SNA Terminal C Opens Monday 11/14  
User currently offlineFWAERJ From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 3749 posts, RR: 2
Posted (2 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 2684 times:

Looks like SNA, my home-away-from-home airport, is geting ready to open their new digs. SNA's Terminal C is ready to open this Monday, right before the Thanksgiving travel rush.

Report from KABC-TV Los Angeles: http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?se...ews/local/orange_county&id=8424868

As mentioned before, WN (SNA's largest carrier) will be the primary occupant of Terminal C. Other details:
-$500M USD project
-2,000 new parking spaces
-Gates will be numbered 15-22
-Baggage claims will be numbered 5-7
-Love them or hate them, the TSA full-body scanners will be there from day one
-Seating is the same type (Herman Miller Eames Tandem Sling) found in most of Terminals A and B

SNA's existing terminals A and B are getting a little love as well. If you're mad at UA for ditching Starbucks for their proprietary "Journeys" coffee, there are 3 new, larger post-security Starbucks locations at SNA (1 in Terminal A, 1 in B, 1 opening soon in C). La Tapenade Mediterranean Café is also opening up before security in Terminal B.

Link with concessions information: http://www.ocair.com/newsroom/news/2011/nr-2011-10-14.aspx


"Did he really need the triple bypass? Or was it the miles?"
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User currently offline727LOVER From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 6432 posts, RR: 17
Reply 1, posted (2 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 2672 times:

Is there a map? Where exactly is this new terminal? I was there only once, in 2006.


Listen Betty, don't start up with your 'White Zone' s*** again.
User currently offlineFWAERJ From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 3749 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (2 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 2651 times:

Quoting 727LOVER (Reply 1):
Is there a map? Where exactly is this new terminal?

No map yet on the SNA website. As for Terminal C, it's adjacent to Terminal B and is connected via a walkway to Terminals A/B post-security.



"Did he really need the triple bypass? Or was it the miles?"
User currently offlineLAXintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 25346 posts, RR: 49
Reply 3, posted (2 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 2630 times:

You can find diagrams and construction photos on the airports project website

http://www.ocair.com/improvements/



From the desert to the sea, to all of Southern California
User currently offline727LOVER From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 6432 posts, RR: 17
Reply 4, posted (2 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 2625 times:

Well, I didnt know there was an A & B. I thought it wsd one terminal with about 7 jetway gates on each side. Facing the terminal, this new one is on the left of the existing one?


Edit: Ahhhhh, OK....thanx LAXintl  bouncy 

[Edited 2011-11-09 11:46:26]


Listen Betty, don't start up with your 'White Zone' s*** again.
User currently offlineWWTRAVELER99 From United States of America, joined Sep 2008, 293 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (2 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 2365 times:

Quoting 727LOVER (Reply 4):
Well, I didnt know there was an A & B. I thought it wsd one terminal with about 7 jetway gates on each side. Facing the terminal, this new one is on the left of the existing one?

Yes it is sort of funny how SNA acts like they have 2 (soon to be 3) seperate terminals. Everything, or all gates are accessable from any entry point within the building. I have heard that although "Opening Day" is to be the 14th, Froniter and Southwest will not actually move til the 17th due to permits. I guess we will see when it actually happens.

For those coffee drinker, the 3rd Starbucks is open. It is locataed bewtween gates 16 and 17. They open yesterday when I was through there.


WW


User currently offlinetravelin man From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 3503 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (2 years 10 months 1 week 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 2215 times:

SNA is what a "regional" airport should be -- convenient, clean, and efficient.

I am always impressed when flying through SNA, and I'm sure this will make it even better. I am very close to BUR but can only dream that BUR would have the facilities that SNA does.


User currently offlineLAXintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 25346 posts, RR: 49
Reply 7, posted (2 years 10 months 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 1775 times:

Well after 5-years, and $543mil, new Terminal-C wing opened today.

You can check out a 4 minute video;
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STYymiaK-p4

One slight hick-up.......
The outbound baggage sorting system failed a TSA certification test last Thursday, and as a result was not available for use. Passenger baggage is being processed in Terminal B wing for now.



From the desert to the sea, to all of Southern California
User currently offlineLAXintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 25346 posts, RR: 49
Reply 8, posted (2 years 10 months 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 1379 times:

Airport authority has about dozen photos of the new facility posted.

http://www.ocair.com/improvements/as...o/TerminalC/slideshow-nov2011.html



From the desert to the sea, to all of Southern California
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