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March 31, 2016

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS FEBRUARY 2016 STATISTICS

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in February 2016 as compared with February 2015. In February 2016, the Airport served 793,553 passengers, an increase of 11.9% when compared with the February 2015 passenger traffic count of 708,940. 

Commercial aircraft operations increased 17.4% and commuter aircraft operations decreased 47.6% when compared with February 2015 levels.

Total aircraft operations increased in February 2016 as compared with the same month in 2015. In February 2016, there were 22,152 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a 12.9% increase compared to 19,628 total aircraft operations in February 2015.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 68.6% of the total aircraft operations during February 2016, increased 12.6% when compared with February 2015.

John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - February 2016
*REVISED December 23, 2016*
  February
2016*
February
2015
% Change* Year-to-Date
2016*
Year-to-Date
2015
% Change*
Total Passengers 768,864 708,940 8.5% 1,553,112 1,445,606 7.4%
Enplaned Passengers 383,608 352,893 8.7% 774,930 721,108 7.5%
Deplaned Passengers 385,256 356,047 8.2% 778,182 724,498 7.4%
Total Aircraft Operations 22,152 19,628 12.9% 43,349 40,307 7.5%
General Aviation 15,187 13,492 12.6% 29,070 27,497 5.7%
Commercial 6,782 5,776 17.4% 13,922 12,066 15.4%
Commuter1 130 248 -47.6% 252 533 -52.7%
Military 53 112 -52.7% 105 211 -50.2%
Air Cargo Tons2 1,499 1,376 8.9% 3,665 2,999 22.2%

International Statistics3
(included in totals above)
  February
2016*
February
2015
% Change* Year-to-Date
2016*
Year-to-Date
2015
% Change*
Total Passengers 23,323 15,540 50.1% 48,821 33,528 45.6%
Enplaned Passengers 10,772 7,907 36.2% 22,332 16,569 34.8%
Deplaned Passengers 12,551 7,633 64.4% 26,489 16,959 56.2%
Total Aircraft Operations 298 169 76.3% 616 357 72.5%
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:  1,286.5 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo):  212.4 tons
(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for January 2016)

3

Includes all Canada and Mexico Commercial passengers and operations.

*

The 2015 and 2016 passenger totals have been revised to reflect a correction to commercial passenger data from July 2015 through August 2016.

 

John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - February 2016
  February
2016
February
2015
% Change Year-to-Date
2016
Year-to-Date
2015
% Change
Total Passengers 793,553 708,940 11.9% 1,606,313 1,445,606 11.1%
Enplaned Passengers 395,941 352,893 12.2% 801,535 721,108 11.2%
Deplaned Passengers 397,612 356,047 11.7% 804,778 724,498 11.1%
Total Aircraft Operations 22,152 19,628 12.9% 43,349 40,307 7.5%
General Aviation 15,187 13,492 12.6% 29,070 27,497 5.7%
Commercial 6,782 5,776 17.4% 13,922 12,066 15.4%
Commuter1 130 248 -47.6% 252 533 -52.7%
Military 53 112 -52.7% 105 211 -50.2%
Air Cargo Tons2 1,499 1,376 8.9% 3,665 2,999 22.2%

International Statistics3
(included in totals above)
  February
2016
February
2015
% Change Year-to-Date
2016
Year-to-Date
2015
% Change
Total Passengers 30,160 15,540 94.1% 62,739 33,528 87.1%
Enplaned Passengers 14,740 7,907 86.4% 30,030 16,569 81.2%
Deplaned Passengers 15,420 7,633 102.0% 32,709 16,959 92.9%
Total Aircraft Operations 298 169 76.3% 616 357 72.5%
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:  1,286.5 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo):  212.4 tons
(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for January 2016)

3

Includes all Canada and Mexico Commercial passengers and operations.

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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 10 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.