Local Flight Tracks
Welcome to AirportMonitor™, John Wayne Airport’s (SNA)
Internet flight tracking system. This system allows you to watch
the movement of flights and air traffic patterns within the Orange
Now even better and easier to use, as we have expanded the functions
of the AirportMonitor™.
- Pause/Resume: You can now pause the
flight activity, click on flights in pause mode to see who they
are, then resume where you left off, (works in both live and
replay mode) – useful for taking the time to find the flight
you want at your own pace
- Fast Forward in replay mode lets
you choose faster replay speeds, to view the flight you want
- Helicopter identification – some
helicopters, depending on their speed and flight behavior, will
be identified by a black helicopter icon (helicopters that are
flying like airplanes may still be identified by a black airplane
- Online help page -
frequently asked questions and topics are now conveniently located
right on the application.
Understanding Airline and Aircraft Codes
The information contained in some of the data fields is encoded
to conform to standard FAA contractions (or shorthand). If
you wish to decode the information in the Flight ID, Aircraft
Type, and Origin and Destination fields please click on the
The icons are larger than the aircraft they represent and
are uniform regardless of the actual size of the aircraft.
Please be aware that there is vertical separation between intersecting
aircraft which cannot be viewed on a two dimensional display.
is designed to run on
any computer that supports
To download the latest
free version of the Java
- If the Java Software
is installed and the AiportMonitor
is not displaying properly,
check in your Internet
Explorer to make
sure that you have Java
enabled. To check click
[Tools] on your menu bar
then click [Internet Options].
You will see tabs across
the top – click
on the [Advanced Tab] and
scroll down to make sure
that there is a check in
the white box next to Java.
If it is not checked please
check box and apply.
- A reasonable
amount of memory is necessary.
A minimum 64 MB of RAM
runs best in Netscape
or Internet Explorer version
and Java must be enabled
in your browser.
may take some time to
load and begin playing,
depending on the speed
of your communication link
and computer processor.
The performance of AirportMonitor
will be adversely affected
by slow or intermittent
is a resource intensive
application that is best
run without any other applications
open at the same time.
- The optimal
screen resolution for viewing
this site is 1024 x 768.
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