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May 27, 2014

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS APRIL 2014 STATISTICS *REVISED*

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in April 2014 as compared to April 2013.  In April 2014, the Airport served 781,451 passengers, an increase of 2.2% when compared to the April 2013 passenger traffic count of 764,308.

Commercial aircraft operations decreased 5.9%, while Commuter aircraft operations increased 31.9% when compared to the levels recorded in April 2013.

Total aircraft operations increased in April 2014 as compared to the same month in 2013.  In April 2014, there were 22,550 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), an increase of 7.1% when compared to 21,058 total aircraft operations in April 2013.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 69.8% of the total aircraft operations during April 2014, increased 12.8% when compared to April 2013.

John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - April 2014
*REVISED*
  April
2014
April
2013
% Change Year-to-Date
2014
Year-to-Date
2013
% Change
Total Passengers 781,451 764,308 2.2% 2,948,218 2,887,217 2.1%
Enplaned Passengers 392,197 383,122 2.4% 1,474,488 1,440,113 2.4%
Deplaned Passengers 389,254 381,186 2.1% 1,473,730 1,447,104 1.8%
Total Aircraft Operations 22,550 21,058 7.1% 83,698 82,030 2.0%
General Aviation 15,738 13,953 12.8% 57,139 54,192 5.4%
Commercial 6,426 6,831 -5.9% 25,111 26,886 -6.6%
Commuter1 306 232 31.9% 1,188 785 51.3%
Military 80 42 90.5% 260 167 55.7%
Air Cargo Tons2 1,432 1,546 -7.4% 5,868 5,805 1.1%

International Statistics3
(included in totals above)
  April
2014
April
2013
% Change Year-to-Date
2014
Year-to-Date
2013
% Change
Total Passengers 26,383 29,755 -11.3% 97,908 111,894 -12.5%
Enplaned Passengers 13,077 14,804 -11.7% 48,151 54,534 -11.7%
Deplaned Passengers 13,306 14,951 -11.0% 49,757 57,360 -13.3%
Total Aircraft Operations 256 300 -14.7% 1,060 1,218 -13.0%
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:  1,223 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo):  209 tons
(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for March 2014)

3

Includes all Canada and Mexico Commercial passengers and operations.

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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 more than 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.