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April 8, 2008

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS MARCH STATISTICS

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport decreased in March 2008 as compared to March 2007. In March 2008, the Airport served 819,638 passengers, a decrease of 5.6% when compared to the March 2007 passenger traffic count of 868,533.

Commercial Carrier flight operations decreased 4.1%, while Commuter Carrier (air taxi) operations decreased 12.4% when compared to the same levels recorded in March 2007.

Total aircraft operations decreased in March 2008 as compared to the same month in 2007. In March 2008, there were 27,821 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a decrease of 6.4% when compared to 29,733 total aircraft operations in March 2007. General aviation activity, which accounted for 69% of the total aircraft operations during March 2008, decreased 6.9% when compared to March 2007.

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John Wayne Airport (SNA) is a self-supporting enterprise, owned and operated by the County of Orange, and serves nearly ten million passengers annually.

 
John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - March 2008
  March
2008
March
2007
% Change YTD 2008 YTD 2007 % Change
Total passengers 819,638 868,533 -5.6% 2,229,091 2,352,990 -5.3%
Enplaned passengers 408,656 432,975 -5.6% 1,109,639 1,170,209 -5.2%
Deplaned passengers 410,982 435,558 -5.6% 1,119,452 1,182,781 -5.4%
Air Cargo Tons* 1,546 1,751 -11.7% 5,140 5,920 -13.2%
Tower Operations 27,821 29,733 -6.4% 76,188 83,191 -8.4%
General Aviation Operations 19,332 20,774 -6.9% 51,352 57,536 -10.7%
Air Carrier Operations 7,559 7,885 -4.1% 22,112 22,602 -2.2%
Air Taxi Operations 922 1,053 -12.4% 2,704 3,026 -10.6%
Military Operations 8 21 -61.9% 20 27 -25.9%
*

All-Cargo Carriers: 1,412 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo): 134 tons

(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for February 2008)