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October 6, 2016

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS AUGUST 2016 STATISTICS

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in August 2016 as compared with August 2015. In August 2016, the Airport served 956,064 passengers, an increase of 2.0% when compared with the August 2015 passenger traffic count of 936,949.

Commercial aircraft operations increased 13.5% and commuter aircraft operations decreased 67.0% when compared with August 2015 levels.

Total aircraft operations increased in August 2016 as compared with the same month in 2015. In August 2016, there were 26,632 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a 16.4% increase compared to 22,878 total aircraft operations in August 2015.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 68.7% of the total aircraft operations during August 2016, increased 19.9% when compared with August 2015.

The top three airlines in August 2016 based on passenger count were Southwest Airlines (426,919), American Airlines (142,308) and United Airlines (120,998).

John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - August 2016
*REVISED December 23, 2016*
  August
2016*
August
2015
% Change* Year-to-Date
2016*
Year-to-Date
2015
% Change*
Total Passengers 936,059 914,682 2.3% 6,955,749 6,610,128 5.2%
Enplaned Passengers 470,969 459,859 2.4% 3,478,715 3,303,881 5.3%
Deplaned Passengers 465,090 454,823 2.3% 3,477,034 3,306,247 5.2%
Total Aircraft Operations 26,632 22,878 16.4% 193,797 171,176 13.2%
General Aviation 18,290 15,260 19.9% 131,856 115,004 14.7%
Commercial 8,195 7,222 13.5% 60,640 53,194 14.0%
Commuter1 103 312 -67.0% 901 2,386 -62.2%
Military 44 84 -47.6% 400 592 -32.4%
Air Cargo Tons2 1,334 1,578 -15.5% 12,312 11,751 4.8%

International Statistics3
(included in totals above)
  August
2016*
August
2015
% Change* Year-to-Date
2016*
Year-to-Date
2015
% Change*
Total Passengers 31,744 26,960 17.7% 241,654 190,799 26.7%
Enplaned Passengers 14,620 12,527 16.7% 114,876 95,218 20.6%
Deplaned Passengers 17,124 14,433 18.6% 126,778 95,581 32.6%
Total Aircraft Operations 324 263 23.2% 2,678 1,893 41.5%
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: 1,213 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo): 121 tons
(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for July 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 - August 2016
  August
2016
August
2015
% Change Year-to-Date
2016
Year-to-Date
2015
% Change
Total Passengers 956,064 936,949 2.0% 7,162,922 6,657,648 7.6%
Enplaned Passengers 480,967 470,898 2.1% 3,582,173 3,327,487 7.7%
Deplaned Passengers 475,097 466,051 1.9% 3,580,749 3,330,161 7.5%
Total Aircraft Operations 26,632 22,878 16.4% 193,797 171,176 13.2%
General Aviation 18,290 15,260 19.9% 131,856 115,004 14.7%
Commercial 8,195 7,222 13.5% 60,640 53,194 14.0%
Commuter1 103 312 -67.0% 901 2,386 -62.2%
Military 44 84 -47.6% 400 592 -32.4%
Air Cargo Tons2 1,334 1,578 -15.5% 12,312 11,751 4.8%

International Statistics3
(included in totals above)
  August
2016
August
2015
% Change Year-to-Date
2016
Year-to-Date
2015
% Change
Total Passengers 37,696 31,549 19.5% 302,618 202,027 49.8%
Enplaned Passengers 17,995 14,904 20.7% 149,136 101,211 47.4%
Deplaned Passengers 19,701 16,645 18.4% 153,482 100,816 52.2%
Total Aircraft Operations 324 263 23.2% 2,678 1,893 41.5%
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: 1,213 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo): 121 tons
(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for July 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.