hide OCgov.com quick access menu
show OCgov.com quick access menu
John Wayne Airport, Orange County
OCgov.com - County of Orange homepage
Bookmark and Share

News Releases

August 9, 2011

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS FEBRUARY 2009 STATISTICS (Revised)**

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport decreased in February 2009 as compared to February 2008. In February 2009, the Airport served 583,076 passengers, a decrease of 17.0% when compared to the February 2008 passenger traffic count of 702,327.

Commercial Carrier flight operations decreased 13.5%, while Commuter Carrier (air taxi) operations decreased 5.0% when compared to the same levels recorded in February 2008.

Total aircraft operations decreased in February 2009 as compared to the same month in 2008. In February 2009, there were 19,901 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a decrease of 17.5% when compared to 24,122 total aircraft operations in February 2008.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 65.0% of the total aircraft operations during February 2009, decreased 19.9% when compared to February 2008.

John Wayne Airport (SNA) is a self-supporting enterprise, owned and operated by the County of Orange, serves nearly nine million passengers annually and is governed by the five-member Orange County Board of Supervisors.

-###-

 
John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - February 2009 (Revised)**
  February
2009
February
2008
% Change YTD 2008 YTD 2007 % Change
Total passengers
583,016 702,327 -17.0% 1,175,386 1,409,453 -16.6%
Enplaned passengers
288,899 350,533 -17.6% 581,993 700,983 -17.0%
Deplaned passengers
294,117 351,794 -16.4% 593,393 708,470 -16.2%
Air Cargo Tons*
1,280 1,833 -30.2% 2,579 3,594 -28.2%
Tower Operations
19,901 24,122 -17.5% 41,688 48,367 -13.8%
General Aviation Operations
12,975 16,208 -19.9% 27,248 32,020 -14.9%
Air Carrier Operations
6,105 7,057 -13.5% 12,711 14,553 -12.7%
Air Taxi Operations
806 848 -5.0% 1,712 1,782 -3.9%
Military Operations
15 9 66.7% 17 12 41.7%
*

All-Cargo Carriers: 1,191 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo): 89 tons

(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for January 2009)

**

JWA Monthly Statistics were revised for the period July 2008 - May 2011 to correct a reporting omission for GA and Military Operations