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April 4, 2014

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS FEBRUARY 2014 STATISTICS

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in February 2014 as compared to February 2013. In February 2014, the Airport served 671,858 passengers, an increase of 2.9% when compared to the February 2013 passenger traffic count of 653,118.

Commercial aircraft operations decreased 7.4%, while Commuter aircraft operations increased 45.5% when compared to the levels recorded in February 2013.

Total aircraft operations decreased in February 2014 as compared to the same month in 2013. In February 2014, there were 18,735 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a decrease of 3.6% when compared to 19,436 total aircraft operations in February 2013.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 67.7% of the total aircraft operations during February 2014, decreased 2.6% when compared to February 2013.

John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - February 2014
  February
2014
February
2013
% Change Year-to-Date
2014
Year-to-Date
2013
% Change
Total Passengers 671,858 653,118 2.9% 1,390,407 1,351,355 2.9%
Enplaned Passengers 334,587 324,972 3.0% 694,220 672,516 3.2%
Deplaned Passengers 337,271 328,146 2.8% 696,187 678,839 2.6%
Total Aircraft Operations 18,735 19,436 -3.6% 38,038 39,643 -4.0%
General Aviation 12,685 13,023 -2.6% 25,201 26,123 -3.5%
Commercial 5,743 6,202 -7.4% 12,145 13,112 -7.4%
Commuter1 256 176 45.5% 554 344 61.0%
Military 51 35 45.7% 138 64 115.6%
Air Cargo Tons2 1,430 1,498 -4.5% 3,099 2,908 6.6%

International Statistics3
(included in totals above)
  February
2014
February
2013
% Change Year-to-Date
2014
Year-to-Date
2013
% Change
Total Passengers 20,181 21,772 -7.31% 48,026 51,835 -7.35%
Enplaned Passengers 10,329 10,652 -3.03% 23,337 24,674 -5.42%
Deplaned Passengers 9,852 11,120 -11.40% 24,689 27,161 -9.10%
Total Aircraft Operations 236 279 -15.41% 521 607 -14.17%
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: 1,238 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo): 192 tons
(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for January 2014)

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.

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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 more than 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.