Touch down in sunny Santa Ana, California after a long-haul journey that leaves you relaxed and refreshed courtesy of flights from Doha to Santa Ana with Qatar Airways. Fly direct on board one of our state-of-the-art aircraft, designed to be spacious, comfortable and elegantly decorated throughout – the perfect way to travel, whether for business or pleasure.
Santa Ana is located in the sunny, naturally beautiful and vibrant American state of California. It’s a city that's very popular with tourists, who flock to visit attractions such as Bowers Museum of Cultural Art and Santa Ana Zoo. California is home to some of the most amazing natural wonders including the oldest and largest trees in the world - the mighty redwoods and sequoias. Whatever you reasons for visiting this amazing destination, let Qatar Airways take you there.
From the luxury departure lounge to the oasis-styled exterior complete with gently swaying palm trees, Doha’s brand new Hamad International Airport is the very epitome of modern elegance.
Hamad International Airport one of the few Middle Eastern hubs to connect with all six continents, putting it at the very heart of the international transport system.
Transportation and Parking
Short-term parking is available at two sides on either side of the terminal, with the Eastern car park more convenient for Qatar Airways passengers.
The bus pavilion is located to the right just outside the entrance to the passenger terminal, and provides regular services into the business and residential centres of Doha.
Chauffeur- driven limousines are available on request, and car rental facilities are also on offer.
Arriving at Hamad International Airport
If you are flying from Doha in First or Business Class with Qatar Airways, the most convenient access to the airport is through Entry Gate 1. Economy class passengers will find it easiest to enter the departure hall through Entry Gates 2 and 3.
Travel from Doha with Qatar Airways and enjoy our dedicated lounges, such as our Oryx Lounge, or Gold or Silver Lounges for frequent travelers. Our premium travelers lounge, Al Mourjan, includes its own duty-free shops, private rest areas and showers.
Facilities and amenities
Free Wireless internet access is freely available too throughout the passenger terminal, along many other facilities, such as prayer rooms, children’s play areas, and hotel desks.
The airport offers a wide selection of facilities, including exclusive retail outlets and an international menu of cuisine from Asian and Arabic through to Italian and American.
In the heart of Orange County lies Santa Ana, an affluent suburb of Los Angeles but with its own distinct character.
It has a vibrant artist’s community and attracts young sculptors and painters from across the United States, making it a great destination for art tourists and lovers of modern culture.
Book a flight to Santa Ana with Qatar Airways and you’ll find a more laid-back, easy going aspect of southern California that can be a welcome change to the frenetic pace of downtown Los Angeles.
It also has an Old Town that still retains much of the ‘frontier’ feel, with a distinctive Latino character, making this an eclectic and interesting destination that’s off the usual tourist trail.
The epicentre of the artistic community is the Artist Village, bounded by Broadway, First, Third, and Spurgeon Streets.
Here you’ll find a plethora of galleries and studios, as well as art-themed cafés and restaurants.
The Old Town Hall has now become a museum for the area, charting the development of Santa Ana over the years from its time as a frontier town to modern-day life.
The Heritage Museum of Orange County is a larger museum that holds a good selection of exhibits, as well as organising exhibitions and educational displays throughout the year.
There are also a cluster of other museums and exhibitions that are well worth checking out, including the Bowers Museum, which focuses on cultural art, and the Science Center, a hands-on centre that is particularly popular with children.
Santa Ana has its own zoo too, the Ana Zoo at Prentice Park, which is home to a troop of 50 monkeys as well as a number of other animals.
For a little bit of rest and tranquillity head to Santiago Park or Jerome Park, both offering plenty of cycling and walking circuits among very pleasant, well maintained gardens.
Flights to Santa Ana with Qatar Airways land at John Wayne Airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure.
Before you fly to Santa Ana please check the visa and passport requirements.
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