FOLLOW US ON

Like us on Facebook
Instagram
Twitter
YouTube

For inquiries, contact:

Deanne Thompson
Manager, Public Relations/PIO
949.252.5182
dthompson@ocair.com

News Releases

June 29, 2015

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS MAY 2015 STATISTICS

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in May 2015 as compared to May 2014.  In May 2015, the Airport served 839,813 passengers, an increase of 4.9% when compared to the May 2014 passenger traffic count of 800,721.

Commercial aircraft operations increased 1.0%, while commuter aircraft operations decreased 4.1% when compared to May 2014 levels.

Total aircraft operations decreased in May 2015 as compared to the same month in 2014.  In May 2015, there were 21,073 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a 9.8% decrease compared to 23,367 total aircraft operations in May 2014.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 66.6% of the total aircraft operations during May 2015, decreased 14.5% when compared to May 2014.

John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - May 2015
  May
2015
May
2014
% Change Year-to-Date
2015
Year-to-Date
2014
% Change
Total Passengers 839,813 800,721 4.9% 3,943,290 3,748,939 5.2%
Enplaned Passengers 418,197 398,540 4.9% 1,969,169 1,873,028 5.1%
Deplaned Passengers 421,616 402,181 4.8% 1,974,121 1,875,911 5.2%
Total Aircraft Operations 21,073 23,367 -9.8% 104,697 107,065 -2.2%
General Aviation 14,031 16,412 -14.5% 70,797 73,551 -3.7%
Commercial 6,678 6,609 1.0% 32,007 31,720 0.9%
Commuter1 302 315 -4.1% 1,454 1,503 -3.3%
Military 62 31 100.0% 439 291 50.9%
Air Cargo Tons2 1,454 1,471 -1.2% 7,232 7,339 -1.5%

International Statistics3
(included in totals above)
  May
2015
May
2014
% Change Year-to-Date
2015
Year-to-Date
2014
% Change
Total Passengers 24,663 25,948 -5.0% 100,859 123,856 -18.6%
Enplaned Passengers 12,498 13,168 -5.1% 50,367 61,319 -17.9%
Deplaned Passengers 12,165 12,780 -4.8% 50,492 62,537 -19.3%
Total Aircraft Operations 247 239 3.3% 1,028 1,299 -20.9%
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:  1,281 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo):  173 tons
(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for April 2015)

3

Includes all Canada and Mexico Commercial passengers and operations.

-###-

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, Canada and Mexico. More information can be found at www.ocair.com. Like us on facebook.com/johnwayneairport, or follow us on Twitter @johnwayneair and Instagram @johnwayneair.