Facts at a Glance

Background

John Wayne Airport, Orange County (SNA), owned and operated by the County of Orange, is the only commercial service airport in Orange County, California. It is located approximately 35 miles south of Los Angeles, between the cities of Costa Mesa, Irvine and Newport Beach. The service area includes more than three million people within the 34 cities and unincorporated areas of Orange County. In 2016, over 10 million passengers were served.

One of only two airports in the County which accommodate general aviation, JWA is served by two full service fixed base operators and one limited use general aviation facility (no fuel sales) and is home to approximately 450 general aviation aircraft. Two runways serve commercial and private aircraft: a 5,700-foot main runway and a 2,887-foot general aviation runway.

Passengers

  2016 2015 % Change
Total Passengers 10,496,511 10,038,466 4.6
Passengers Enplaned 5,243,852 5,011,857 4.6
Passengers Deplaned 5,252,659 5,026,609 4.5

Air Cargo

  2016 2015 % Change
Tonnage 17,955 18,222 2.4

Aircraft Operations

  2016 2015 % Change
Aircraft Operations 284,246 260,689 9.0
General Aviation 191,159 174,989 9.2
Commercial 91,279 81,288 12.3
Commuter 1,243 3,556 -65.0
Military 565 856 -34.0

Historical Commercial Passenger Volume

Year Passengers % Change
2016 10,496,511 +4.6
2015 10,038,466 +7.0
2014 9,386,033 + 1.7
2013 9,232,789 + 4.2
2012 8,857,944 + 2.9
2011 8,609,008 - 0.6
2010 8,663,452 - 0.5
2009 8,705,199 -3.2
2008 8,989,603 -9.9
2007 9,979,699 +3.8
2006 9,613,480 - 0.1
2005 9,627,032 + 3.8
2004 9,272,394 + 8.6
2003 8,535,130 + 8.0
2002 7,903,066 + 7.9
2001 7,324,557 - 5.7
2000 7,772,801 + 4.0
1999 7,470,415 + 0.14
1998 7,460,179 - 3.3
1997 7,718,415 + 5.60
1996 7,307,750 + 2.10
1995 7,159,154 + 5.70
1994 6,773,977 + 10.30
1993 6,141,981 + 8.30
1992 5,672,603 + 6.10
1991 5,345,284 + 16.50
1990 4,586,596 + 1.60

General Information

Acres 500.82
Runways 2
Commercial Runway 5,700 feet
General Aviation Runway 2,887 feet

Air Carriers

Commercial 7
All-Cargo 2

General Aviation

Aircraft Parking Spaces approx. 520

Parking

Public Parking Structures / Lots 5
Parking Spaces 8,320
Curb Side Valet Parking Spaces 587

Employees

Airport Employees 174