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October 29, 2013

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS SEPTEMBER 2013 STATISTICS

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in September 2013 as compared to September 2012. In September 2013, the Airport served 728,971 passengers, an increase of 3.0% when compared to the September 2012 passenger traffic count of 707,510.

Commercial aircraft operations increased 3.4%, while Commuter aircraft operations decreased 34.9% when compared to the levels recorded in September 2012.

Total aircraft operations decreased in September 2013 as compared to the same month in 2012. In September 2013, there were 20,589 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a decrease of 0.7% when compared to 20,724 total aircraft operations in September 2012.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 66.5% of the total aircraft operations during September 2013, decreased 2.0% when compared to September 2012.

John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - September 2013
 
  September
2013
September
2012
% Change Year-to-Date
2013
Year-to-Date
2012
% Change
Total Passengers 728,971 707,510 3.0% 6,912,706 6,594,860 4.8%
Enplaned Passengers 363,848 354,354 2.7% 3,448,864 3,293,207 4.7%
Deplaned Passengers 365,123 353,156 3.4% 3,463,842 3,301,653 4.9%
Total Aircraft Operations 20,589 20,724 -0.7% 190,405 195,331 -2.5%
General Aviation 13,695 13,977 -2.0% 126,221 132,596 -4.8%
Commercial 6,679 6,459 3.4% 62,009 60,360 2.7%
Commuter1 162 249 -34.9% 1,619 1,994 -18.8%
Military 53 39 35.9% 556 381 45.9%
Air Cargo Tons2 1,544 1,516 1.8% 13,222 12,903 2.5%

International Statistics3
(included in totals above)
  September
2013
September
2012
% Change Year-to-Date
2013
Year-to-Date
2012
% Change
Total Passengers 27,837 21,331 30.5% 292,361 136,926 113.5%
Enplaned Passengers 14,070 10,725 31.2% 145,399 68,454 112.4%
Deplaned Passengers 13,767 10,606 29.8% 146,962 68,472 114.6%
Total Aircraft Operations 299 240 24.6% 2,884 1,335 116.0%

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: 1,394 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo): 150 tons
(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for August 2013)

3

Includes all Canada and Mexico Commercial passengers and operations: Note: Mexico service was initiated by AirTran on June 3, 2012 and by Interjet on October 11, 2012.

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 approximately 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.

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