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May 26, 2016

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS APRIL 2016 STATISTICS

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in April 2016 as compared with April 2015.  In April 2016, the Airport served 890,723 passengers, an increase of 7.9% when compared with the April 2015 passenger traffic count of 825,628. 

Commercial aircraft operations increased 11.6% and commuter aircraft operations decreased 64.0% when compared with April 2015 levels.

Total aircraft operations increased in April 2016 as compared with the same month in 2015.  In April 2016, there were 24,219 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a 15.2% increase compared to 21,031 total aircraft operations in April 2015.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 68.9% of the total aircraft operations during April 2016, increased 18.9% when compared with April 2015.

The top three airlines in April 2016 based on passenger count were Southwest Airlines (435,261), American Airlines (134,728) and United Airlines (105,081).

John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - April 2016
*REVISED December 23, 2016*
  April
2016*
April
2015
% Change* Year-to-Date
2016*
Year-to-Date
2015
% Change*
Total Passengers 861,164 825,658 4.3% 3,291,829 3,103,477 6.1%
Enplaned Passengers 430,440 413,992 4.0% 1,645,855 1,550,972 6.1%
Deplaned Passengers 430,724 411,666 4.6% 1,645,974 1,552,505 6.0%
Total Aircraft Operations 24,219 21,031 15.2% 91,989 83,624 10.0%
General Aviation 16,683 14,027 18.9% 62,524 56,766 10.1%
Commercial 7,368 6,602 11.6% 28,777 25,329 13.6%
Commuter1 111 308 -64.0% 485 1,152 -57.9%
Military 57 94 -39.4% 203 377 -46.2%
Air Cargo Tons2 1,729 1,381 25.2% 6,745 5,778 16.7%

International Statistics3
(included in totals above)
  April
2016*
April
2015
% Change* Year-to-Date
2016*
Year-to-Date
2015
% Change*
Total Passengers 30,775 22,809 34.9% 109,346 76,196 43.5%
Enplaned Passengers 14,064 11,328 24.2% 51,140 37,869 35.0%
Deplaned Passengers 16,711 11,481 45.6% 58,206 38,327 51.9%
Total Aircraft Operations 362 230 57.4% 1,333 781 70.7%
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: *1575.08 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo): 153.47 tons
(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for March 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 - April 2016
*REVISED August 4, 2016*
  April
2016
April
2015
% Change Year-to-Date
2016
Year-to-Date
2015
% Change
Total Passengers 890,723 825,628 7.9% 3,404,041 3,103,477 9.7%
Enplaned Passengers 445,169 413,992 7.5% 1,701,830 1,550,972 9.7%
Deplaned Passengers 445,554 411,666 8.2% 1,702,211 1,552,505 9.6%
Total Aircraft Operations 24,219 21,031 15.2% 91,989 83,624 10.0%
General Aviation 16,683 14,027 18.9% 62,524 56,766 10.1%
Commercial 7,368 6,602 11.6% 28,777 25,329 13.6%
Commuter1 111 308 -64.0% 485 1,152 -57.9%
Military 57 94 -39.4% 203 377 -46.2%
Air Cargo Tons2 *1,729 1,381 25.2% 6,745 5,778 16.7%

International Statistics3
(included in totals above)
  April
2016
April
2015
% Change Year-to-Date
2016
Year-to-Date
2015
% Change
Total Passengers 40,226 22,809 76.5% 141,784 76,196 86.1%
Enplaned Passengers 19,172 11,328 69.2% 69,236 37,869 82.8%
Deplaned Passengers 21,094 11,481 83.7% 72,548 38,327 89.3%
Total Aircraft Operations 362 230 57.4% 1,333 781 70.7%
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: *1575.08 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo): 153.47 tons
(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for March 2016)

3

Includes all Canada and Mexico Commercial passengers and operations.

*

FedEx cargo figures have been included - these were not included in the previous version of this report due to technical difficulties with FedEx’s reporting system.

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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.