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July 20, 2017

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS JUNE 2017 STATISTICS

SANTA ANA, Calif. – Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport decreased in June 2017 as compared with June 2016. In June 2017, the Airport served 902,059 passengers, a decrease of 0.1% when compared with the June 2016 passenger traffic count of 902,673.

Commercial aircraft operations decreased 2.5% and commuter aircraft operations decreased 50.9% when compared with June 2016 levels.

Total aircraft operations increased in June 2017 as compared with the same month in 2016. In June 2017, there were 25,482 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a 1.1% increase compared to 25,211 total aircraft operations in June 2016.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 69.7% of the total aircraft operations during June 2017, increased 3.1% when compared with June 2016.

The top three airlines in June 2017 based on passenger count were Southwest Airlines (345,331), American Airlines (161,855) and United Airlines (141,628).

John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - June 2017
  June
2017
June
2016
% Change Year-to-Date
2017
Year-to-Date
2016
% Change
Total Passengers 902,059 902,673 -0.1% 4,992,938 5,115,735 -2.4%
Enplaned Passengers 452,371 454,044 -0.4% 2,492,494 2,557,585 -2.5%
Deplaned Passengers 449,688 448,629 0.2% 2,500,444 2,558,150 -2.3%
Total Aircraft Operations 25,482 25,211 1.1% 143,368 141,910 1.0%
General Aviation 17,760 17,231 3.1% 99,382 96,301 3.2%
Commercial 7,633 7,831 -2.5% 43,434 44,611 -2.6%
Commuter1 52 106 -50.9% 330 696 -52.6%
Military 37 43 -14.0 222 302 -26.5%
Air Cargo Tons2 1,517 1,332 13.9% 9,274 9,570 -3.1%

International Statistics3
(included in totals above)
  June
2017
June
2016
% Change Year-to-Date
2017
Year-to-Date
2016
% Change
Total Passengers 20,303 31,897 -36.3% 114,125 175,534 -35.0%
Enplaned Passengers 10,118 15,894 -36.3% 56,448 83,616 -32.5%
Deplaned Passengers 10,185 16,003 -36.4% 57,677 91,918 -37.3%
Total Aircraft Operations 185 322 -42.5% 1,296 2,035 -36.3%
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:  1266.7 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo):  250.7 tons
(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for May 2017)

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.