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

February 9, 2017

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS NOVEMBER 2016 STATISTICS

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in November 2016 as compared with November 2015. In November 2016, the Airport served 884,617 passengers, an increase of 3.5% when compared with the November 2015 passenger traffic count of 854,452.

In November 2016, commercial aircraft operations increased 7.9% and commuter aircraft operations decreased 67.5% when compared with November 2015 levels.  

Total aircraft operations decreased in November 2016 as compared with the same month in 2015. In November 2016, there were 21,927 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a 2.1% decrease compared to 22,391 total aircraft operations in November 2015.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 65.1% of the total aircraft operations during November 2016, decreased 5.0% when compared with November 2015.

The top three airlines in November 2016 based on passenger count were Southwest Airlines (415,733), American Airlines (135,183) and United Airlines (109,095).

John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - November 2016
  November
2016
November
2015
% Change Year-to-Date
2016
Year-to-Date
2015
% Change
Total Passengers 884,617 854,542 3.5% 9,625,555 9,179,868 4.9%
Enplaned Passengers 440,890 426,214 3.4% 4,809,452 4,585,714 4.9%
Deplaned Passengers 443,727 428,328 3.6% 4,816,103 4,594,154 4.8%
Total Aircraft Operations 21,927 22,391 -2.1% 262,980 238,719 10.2%
General Aviation 14,281 15,033 -5.0% 177,605 160,541 10.6%
Commercial 7,529 6,980 7.9% 83,674 74,103 12.9%
Commuter1 92 283 -67.5% 1,177 3,278 -64.1%
Military 25 95 -73.7% 524 797 -34.3%
Air Cargo Tons2 1,418 1,596 -11.2% 16,615 16,221 2.4%

International Statistics3
(included in totals above)
  November
2016
November
2015
% Change Year-to-Date
2016
Year-to-Date
2015
% Change
Total Passengers 29,535 27,475 7.5% 323,442 260,168 24.3%
Enplaned Passengers 14,731 13,330 10.5% 155,463 129,149 20.4%
Deplaned Passengers 14,804 14,145 4.7% 167,979 131,019 28.2%
Total Aircraft Operations 301 312 -3.5% 3,624 2,727 32.9%
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:  1,294 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo):  124 tons
(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for October 2016)

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 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.