“John Wayne Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, just four miles from central Costa Mesa, is the closest airport.”
If you're planning to visit the Los Angeles area or Long Beach in sunny Southern California, Costa Mesa makes a great base from which to explore these different areas, as it is located conveniently close to several area airports. Costa Mesa is widely known for its many excellent restaurants. Tour the art scene, enjoy a show in the theatre district, or take advantage of the mild Southern California climate and explore the mountains, deserts, and beaches in and around Costa Mesa. You'll also be able to experience great shopping and nightlife in Los Angeles, all conveniently nearby.