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March 25, 2013

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS FEBRUARY 2013 STATISTICS

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in February 2013 as compared to February 2012. In February 2013, the Airport served 653,118 passengers, an increase of 6.5% when compared to the 613,201 passenger traffic count of February 2012.

Commercial aircraft operations increased 1.0%, while Commuter aircraft operations decreased 15.8% when compared to the levels recorded in February 2012.

Total aircraft operations decreased in February 2013 as compared to the same month in 2012. In February 2013, there were 19,436 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a decrease of 4.8% when compared to 20,409 total aircraft operations in February 2012.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 67% of the total aircraft operations during February 2013, decreased 7.2% when compared to February 2012.


John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - February 2013
 
  February
2013
February
2012
% Change Year-to-Date
2013
Year-to-Date
2012
% Change
Total Passengers 653,118 613,201 6.5% 1,351,355 1,249,774 8.1%
Enplaned Passengers 324,972 304,735 6.6% 672,516 621,938 8.1%
Deplaned Passengers 328,146 308,466 6.4% 678,839 627,836 8.1%
Total Aircraft Operations 19,436 20,409 -4.8% 39,643 40,802 -2.8%
General Aviation 13,023 14,033 -7.2% 26,123 27,699 -5.7%
Commercial 6,202 6,140 1.0% 13,112 12,610 4.0%
Commuter1 176 209 -15.8% 344 434 -20.7%
Military 35 27 6.1% 64 59 8.5%
Air Cargo Tons2 1,498 1,292 15.9% 2,908 2,734 6.4%

International Statistics3
(included in totals above)
  February
2013
February
2012
% Change Year-to-Date
2013
Year-to-Date
2012
% Change
Total Passengers 21,772 6,055 259.6% 51,835 11,641 345.3%
Enplaned Passengers 10,652 2,863 272.1% 24,674 5,683 334.2%
Deplaned Passengers 11,120 3,192 248.4% 27,161 5,958 355.9%
Total Aircraft Operations 279 58 381.0% 607 119 410.1%

1

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.

2

All-Cargo Carriers:  1,289 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo):  209 tons
(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for January 2013)

3

Includes all Canada and Mexico Commercial passengers and operations.
Note: Mexico service was initiated by AirTran on June 3, 2012 and by Interjet on October 11, 2012.

 

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.

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