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June 24, 2014

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS MAY 2014 STATISTICS

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in May 2014 as compared to May 2013. In May 2014, the Airport served 800,721 passengers, an increase of 0.1% when compared to the May 2013 passenger traffic count of 799,755.

Commercial aircraft operations decreased 6.6%, while Commuter aircraft operations increased 65.8% when compared to the levels recorded in May 2013.

Total aircraft operations decreased in May 2014 as compared to the same month in 2013. In May 2014, there were 23,367 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a decrease of 0.1% when compared to 23,383 total aircraft operations in May 2013.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 70.2% of the total aircraft operations during May 2014, increased 2.4% when compared to May 2013.

John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - May 2014
  May
2014
May
2013
% Change Year-to-Date
2014
Year-to-Date
2013
% Change
Total Passengers 800,721 799,755 0.1% 3,748,939 3,686,972 1.7%
Enplaned Passengers 398,540 395,934 0.7% 1,873,028 1,836,047 2.0%
Deplaned Passengers 402,181 403,821 -0.4% 1,875,911 1,850,925 1.3%
Total Aircraft Operations 23,367 23,383 -0.1% 107,065 105,413 1.6%
General Aviation 16,412 16,024 2.4% 73,551 70,216 4.7%
Commercial 6,609 7,078 -6.6% 31,720 33,964 -6.6%
Commuter1 315 190 65.8% 1,503 975 54.2%
Military 31 91 -65.9% 291 258 12.8%
Air Cargo Tons2 1,471 1,409 4.4% 7,339 7,214 1.7%

International Statistics3
(included in totals above)
  May
2014
May
2013
% Change Year-to-Date
2014
Year-to-Date
2013
% Change
Total Passengers 25,948 30,677 -15.4% 123,739 142,571 -13.2%
Enplaned Passengers 13,168 15,272 -13.8% 61,319 69,806 -12.2%
Deplaned Passengers 12,780 15,405 -17.0% 62,420 72,765 -14.2%
Total Aircraft Operations 239 310 -22.9% 1,298 1,528 -15.1%
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:  1,284 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo):  187 tons
(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for April 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.