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October 31, 2012

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

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in September 2012 as compared to September 2011. In September 2012, the Airport served 707,510 passengers, an increase of 0.9% when compared to the September 2011 passenger traffic count of 701,135.

Commercial aircraft operations decreased 1.1%, while Commuter aircraft operations increased 2% when compared to the levels recorded in September 2011.

Total aircraft operations increased in September 2012 as compared to the same month in 2011. In September 2012, there were 20,724 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), an increase of 5.8% when compared to 19,581 total aircraft operations in September 2011.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 67% of the total aircraft operations during September 2012, increased 9.3% when compared to September 2011.


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

September
2012
September
2011
% Change YTD
2012
YTD
2011
% Change
Total passengers 707,510 701,135 0.9% 6,594,860 6,479,518 1.8%
Enplaned passengers 354,354 349,912 1.3% 3,293,207 3,233,211 1.9%
Deplaned passengers 353,156 351,223 0.6% 3,301,653 3,246,307 1.7%
Air Cargo Tons* 1,516 1,335 13.6% 12,903 11,421 13.0%
Total Aircraft Operations 20,724 19,581 5.8% 195,331 196,879 -0.8%
General Aviation Operations 13,977 12,787 9.3% 132,596 134,175 -1.2%
Commercial Aircraft Operations 6,459 6,528 -1.1% 60,360 60,075 0.5%
Commuter Aircraft Operations** 249 244 2.0% 1,994 2,485 -19.8%
Military Operations 39 22 77.3% 381 144 164.6%
*

All-Cargo Carriers:  1,309 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo):  207 tons

(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for August 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.