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November 28, 2012

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS OCTOBER 2012 STATISTICS (Revised)***

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in October 2012 as compared to October 2011.  In October 2012, the Airport served 776,658 passengers, an increase of 6.9% when compared to the October 2011 passenger traffic count of 726,513.

Commercial aircraft operations increased 3.7%, while Commuter aircraft operations decreased 8.4% when compared to the levels recorded in October 2011.

Total aircraft operations increased in October 2012 as compared to the same month in 2011.  In October 2012, there were 21,436 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), an increase of 10.5% when compared to 19,394 total aircraft operations in October 2011.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 67% of the total aircraft operations during October 2012, increased 14.5% when compared to October 2011.

 


John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - October 2012
(Revised)***
 

October
2012
October
2011
% Change YTD
2012
YTD
2011
% Change
Total passengers 776,658 726,513

6.9%

7,371,518

7,206,031

2.3%

Enplaned passengers 384,916

358,949

7.2%

3,678,123

3,592,160

2.4%

Deplaned passengers 391,742

367,564

6.6%

3,693,395

3,613,871

2.2%

Air Cargo Tons* 1,454

1,388

4.8%

14,357

12,809

12.1%

Total Aircraft Operations 21,436

19,394

10.5%

216,767

216,273

0.2%

General Aviation Operations 14,257

12,447

14.5%

146,853

146,622

0.2%

Commercial Aircraft Operations 6,896

6,650

3.7%

67,256

66,725

0.8%

Commuter Aircraft Operations** 241

263

-8.4%

2,235

2,748

-18.7%

Military Operations 42

34

23.5%

423

178

137.6%

*

All-Cargo Carriers:  1,269 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo):  185 tons

(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for September 2012

**

Aircraft used for regularly scheduled air service, configured with not more than seventy (70) seats, and operating at weights not more than ninety thousand (90,000) pounds.

***

JWA Monthly Statistics were revised to correct the cargo levels for August 2012 and October 2012 resulting in changes in the year-to-date cargo numbers for the period August 2012 to December 2012.

 

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John Wayne Airport (SNA) is owned by the County of Orange and is operated as a self-supporting enterprise that receives no general fund tax revenue.  The Airport serves approximately nine million passengers annually and reaches more than 20 nonstop destinations in the United States, Mexico and Canada.  More information can be found at www.ocair.com or at facebook.com/johnwayneairport or on twitter.com @johnwayneair.