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Facts at a Glance

Background

John Wayne Airport, Orange County (SNA), owned and operated by the County of Orange, is the only commercial service airport in Orange County, California. It is located approximately 35 miles south of Los Angeles, between the cities of Costa Mesa, Irvine, and Newport Beach. The service area includes more than three million people within the 34 cities and unincorporated areas of Orange County. In 2013, over 9 million passengers were served.

One of only two airports in the County which accommodate general aviation, JWA is served by two full service fixed base operators and one limited use general aviation facility (no fuel sales) and is home to approximately 450 general aviation aircraft. Two runways serve commercial and private aircraft: a 5,700-foot main runway and a 2,887-foot general aviation runway.

Passengers

  2013 2012 % Change
Total Passengers 9,232,789 8,857,944 4.2
Passengers Enplaned 4,600,192 4,417,599 4.1
Passengers Deplaned 4,632,597 4,440,345 4.3

Air Cargo

  2013 2012 % Change
Tonnage 17,827 17,870 -0.2

Aircraft Operations

  2013 2012 % Change
Aircraft Operations 248,225 255,688 -2.9
General Aviation 163,565 171,873 -4.8
Commercial 81,841 80,691 1.4
Commuter 2,130 2,631 -19.0
Military 689 493 39.8

Historical Commercial Passenger Volume

Year Passengers % Change
2013 9,232,789 + 4.2
2012 8,857,944 + 2.9
2011 8,609,008 - 0.6
2010 8,663,452 - 0.5
2009 8,705,199 -3.2
2008 8,989,603 -9.9
2007 9,979,699 +3.8
2006 9,613,480 - 0.1
2005 9,627,032 + 3.8
2004 9,272,394 + 8.6
2003 8,535,130 + 8.0
2002 7,903,066 + 7.9
2001 7,324,557 - 5.7
2000 7,772,801 + 4.0
1999 7,470,415 + 0.14
1998 7,460,179 - 3.3
1997 7,718,415 + 5.60
1996 7,307,750 + 2.10
1995 7,159,154 + 5.70
1994 6,773,977 + 10.30
1993 6,141,981 + 8.30
1992 5,672,603 + 6.10
1991 5,345,284 + 16.50
1990 4,586,596 + 1.60

General Information

Acres 500.82
Runways 2
Commercial Runway 5,700 feet
General Aviation Runway 2,887 feet

Air Carriers

Commercial 10
All-Cargo 2

General Aviation

Aircraft Parking Spaces approx. 500

Parking

Public Parking Structures / Lots 5
Parking Spaces 8,157
Curb Side Valet Parking Spaces 587

Employees

Airport Employees 174