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May 9, 2008

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS APRIL 2008 STATISTICS

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport decreased in April 2008 as compared to April 2007. In April 2008, the Airport served 775,205 passengers, a decrease of 9.6% when compared to the April 2007 passenger traffic count of 857,484.

Commercial Carrier flight operations decreased 6.4%, while Commuter Carrier (air taxi) operations decreased 28.5% when compared to the same levels recorded in April 2007.

Total aircraft operations decreased in April 2008 as compared to the same month in 2007. In April 2008, there were 27,914 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a decrease of 0.8% when compared to 28,138 total aircraft operations in April 2007.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 71% of the total aircraft operations during April 2008, increased 3.2% when compared to April 2007.

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John Wayne Airport (SNA) is a self-supporting enterprise, owned and operated by the County of Orange, and serves nearly ten million passengers annually.

 
John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - April 2008
  April
2008
April
2007
% Change YTD 2008 YTD 2007 % Change
Total passengers 775,205 857,484 -9.6% 3,004,296 3,210,474 -6.4%
Enplaned passengers 392,136 433,370 -9.5% 1,501,775 1,603,579 -6.3%
Deplaned passengers 383,069 424,114 -9.7% 1,502,521 1,606,895 -6.5%
Air Cargo Tons* 1,468 1,088 34.9% 6,608 7,008 -5.7%
Tower Operations 27,914 28,138 -0.8% 104,102 111,329 -6.5%
General Aviation Operations 19,888 19,269 3.2% 71,240 76,805 -7.2%
Air Carrier Operations 7,170 7,661 -6.4% 29,282 30,263 -3.2%
Air Taxi Operations 850 1,188 -28.5% 3,554 4,214 -15.7%
Military Operations 6 20 -70.0% 26 47 -44.7%
*

All-Cargo Carriers: 1,341 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo): 127 tons

(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for March 2008)