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June 25, 2013

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS MAY 2013 STATISTICS (Revised)

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in May 2013 as compared to May 2012.  In May 2013, the Airport served 799,755 passengers, an increase of 7.8% when compared to the 742,204 passenger traffic count of May 2012.

Commercial aircraft operations increased 5.0%, while Commuter aircraft operations decreased 16.7% when compared to the levels recorded in May 2012.

Total aircraft operations increased in May 2013 as compared to the same month in 2012.  In May 2013, there were 23,383 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), an increase of 1.7% when compared to 22,998 total aircraft operations in May 2012.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 68.5% of the total aircraft operations during May 2013, increased 0.3% when compared to May 2012.

 

John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - May 2013 (Revised)
 
  May
2013
May
2012
% Change Year-to-Date
2013
Year-to-Date
2012
% Change
Total Passengers 799,755 742,204 7.8% 3,686,972 3,447,342 7.0%
Enplaned Passengers 395,934 368,127 7.6% 1,836,047 1,718,465 6.8%
Deplaned Passengers 403,821 374,077 8.0% 1,850,925 1,728,877 7.1%
Total Aircraft Operations 23,383 22,998 1.7% 105,413 107,322 -1.8%
General Aviation 16,024 15,974 0.3% 70,216 73,386 -4.3%
Commercial 7,078 6,744 5.0% 33,964 32,652 4.0%
Commuter1 190 228 -16.7% 975 1,083 -10.0%
Military 91 52 75.0% 258 201 28.4%
Air Cargo Tons2 1,409 1,324 6.4% 7,214 6,914 4.3%

International Statistics3
(included in totals above)
  May
2013
May
2012
% Change Year-to-Date
2013
Year-to-Date
2012
% Change
Total Passengers 30,677 11,626 163.9% 142,571 37,233 282.9%
Enplaned Passengers 15,272 5,784 164.0% 69,806 18,451 278.3%
Deplaned Passengers 15,405 5,842 163.7% 72,765 18,782 287.4%
Total Aircraft Operations 310 124 150.0% 1,528 369 314.1%

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:  1,264 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo):  145 tons
(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for April 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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