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June 11, 2008

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS MAY 2008 STATISTICS

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport decreased in May 2008 as compared to May 2007. In May 2008, the Airport served 771,124 passengers, a decrease of 11.9% when compared to the May 2007 passenger traffic count of 875,576.

Commercial Carrier flight operations decreased 9.7%, while Commuter Carrier (air taxi) operations decreased 32.7% when compared to the same levels recorded in May 2007.

Total aircraft operations decreased in May 2008 as compared to the same month in 2007. In May 2008, there were 27,218 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a decrease of 8.5% when compared to 29,733 total aircraft operations in May 2007.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 71% of the total aircraft operations during May 2008, decreased by 6.4% when compared to May 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 - May 2008
  May
2008
May
2007
% Change YTD 2008 YTD 2007 % Change
Total passengers 771,124 875,576 -11.9% 3,775,420 4,086,050 -7.6%
Enplaned passengers 385,109 438,341 -12.1% 1,886,884 2,041,920 -7.6%
Deplaned passengers 386,015 437,235 -11.7% 1,888,536 2,044,130 -7.6%
Air Cargo Tons* 1,488 1,817 -18.1% 8,096 8,825 -8.3%
Tower Operations 27,218 29,733 -8.5% 131,320 141,062 -6.9%
General Aviation Operations 19,237 20,557 -6.4% 90,477 97,362 -7.1%
Air Carrier Operations 7,103 7,864 -9.7% 36,385 38,127 -4.6%
Air Taxi Operations 871 1,294 -32.7% 4,425 5,508 -19.7%
Military Operations 7 18 -61.1% 33 65 -49.2%
*

All-Cargo Carriers: 1,358 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo): 130 tons

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