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April 24, 2013

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS MARCH 2013 STATISTICS

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in March 2013 as compared to March 2012.  In March 2013, the Airport served 771,554 passengers, an increase of 6.0% when compared to the 727,841 passenger traffic count of March 2012.

Commercial aircraft operations increased 3.4%, while Commuter aircraft operations increased 3.5% when compared to the levels recorded in March 2012.

Total aircraft operations decreased in March 2013 as compared to the same month in 2012.  In March 2013, there were 21,329 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a decrease of 1.5% when compared to 21,661 total aircraft operations in March 2012.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 66% of the total aircraft operations during March 2013, decreased 3.9% when compared to March 2012.

John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - March 2013
 
  March
2013
March
2012
% Change Year-to-Date
2013
Year-to-Date
2012
% Change
Total Passengers 771,554 727,841 6.0% 2,122,909 1,977,615 7.3%
Enplaned Passengers 384,475 361,713 6.3% 1,056,991 983,651 7.5%
Deplaned Passengers 387,079 366,128 5.7% 1,065,918 993,964 7.2%
Total Aircraft Operations 21,329 21,661 -1.5% 60,972 62,463 -2.4%
General Aviation 14,116 14,688 -3.9% 40,239 42,387 -5.1%
Commercial 6,943 6,714 3.4% 20,055 19,324 3.8%
Commuter1 209 202 3.5% 553 636 -13.1%
Military 61 57 7.0% 125 116 7.8%
Air Cargo Tons2 1,351 1,338 1.0% 4,259 4,072 4.6%

International Statistics3
(included in totals above)
  March
2013
March
2012
% Change Year-to-Date
2013
Year-to-Date
2012
% Change
Total Passengers 30,304 6,804 345.4% 82,139 18,445 345.3%
Enplaned Passengers 15,056 3,409 341.7% 39,730 9,092 337.0%
Deplaned Passengers 15,248 3,395 349.1% 42,409 9,353 353.4%
Total Aircraft Operations 311 62 401.6% 918 181 407.2%

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:  1,160 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo):  191 tons
(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for February 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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