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September 25, 2012

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS AUGUST 2012 STATISTICS (Revised)***

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in August 2012 as compared to August 2011. In August 2012, the Airport served 838,623 passengers, an increase of 4.5% when compared to the August 2011 passenger traffic count of 802,534.

Commercial aircraft operations increased 2.8%, while Commuter aircraft operations decreased 4.2% when compared to the levels recorded in August 2011.

Total aircraft operations increased in August 2012 as compared to the same month in 2011. In August 2012, there were 23,048 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), an increase of 1.9% when compared to 22,613 total aircraft operations in August 2011.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 67% of the total aircraft operations during August 2012, increased 1.4% when compared to August 2011.


John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - August 2012
(Revised)***
 

August
2012
August
2011
% Change YTD
2012
YTD
2011
% Change
Total passengers 838,623 802,534 4.5% 5,887,350 5,778,383 1.9%
Enplaned passengers 420,312 403,375 4.2% 2,938,853 2,883,299 1.9%
Deplaned passengers 418,311 399,159 4.8% 2,948,497 2,895,084 1.8%
Air Cargo Tons* 1,317 1,278 3.1% 11,387 10,086 12.9%
Total Aircraft Operations 23,048 22,613 1.9% 174,607 177,298 -1.5%
General Aviation Operations 15,537 15,327 1.4% 118,619 121,388 -2.3%
Commercial Aircraft Operations 7,223 7,028 2.8% 53,901 53,547 0.7%
Commuter Aircraft Operations** 226 236 -4.2% 1,745 2,241 -22.1%
Military Operations 62 22 181.8% 342 122 180.3%
*

All-Cargo Carriers: 1,096 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo): 221 tons

(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for July 2012)

**

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.

***

JWA Monthly Statistics were revised: 1). to correct the reporting of total passenger levels for February 2012.  Year to date numbers for the period March 2012 to September 2012 have increased as a result; 2). to correct the cargo levels for August 2012 and October 2012 resulting in changes in the year-to-date cargo numbers for the period August 2012 to December 2012.

 

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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.