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August 23, 2017

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS JULY 2017 STATISTICS

SANTA ANA, Calif. – Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in July 2017 as compared with July 2016. In July 2017, the Airport served 919,223 passengers, an increase of 1.7% when compared with the July 2016 passenger traffic count of 903,955.

Commercial aircraft operations decreased 0.9% and commuter aircraft operations decreased 60.8% when compared with July 2016 levels.

Total aircraft operations increased in July 2017 as compared with the same month in 2016. In July 2017, there were 25,660 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a 1.6% increase compared to 25,255 total aircraft operations in July 2016.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 69.4% of the total aircraft operations during July 2017, increased 3.2% when compared with July 2016.

The top three airlines in July 2017 based on passenger count were Southwest Airlines (344,049), American Airlines (160,992) and United Airlines (142,861).

John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - July 2017
  July
2017
July
2016
% Change Year-to-Date
2017
Year-to-Date
2016
% Change
Total Passengers 919,223 903,955 1.7% 5,912,161 6,019,690 -1.8%
Enplaned Passengers 458,489 450,161 1.9% 2,950,983 3,007,746 -1.9%
Deplaned Passengers 460,734 453,794 1.5% 2,961,178 3,011,944 -1.7%
Total Aircraft Operations 25,660 25,255 1.6% 169,028 167,165 1.1%
General Aviation 17,814 17,265 3.2% 117,196 113,566 3.2%
Commercial 7,762 7,834 -0.9% 51,196 52,445 -2.4%
Commuter1 40 102 -60.8% 370 798 -53.6%
Military 44 54 -18.5% 266 356 -25.3%
Air Cargo Tons2 1,697 1,408 20.5% 10,971 10,978 -0.1%

International Statistics3
(included in totals above)
  July
2017
July
2016
% Change Year-to-Date
2017
Year-to-Date
2016
% Change
Total Passengers 21,241 34,376 -38.2% 135,366 209,910 -35.5%
Enplaned Passengers 10,263 16,640 -38.3% 66,711 100,256 -33.5%
Deplaned Passengers 10,978 17,736 -38.1% 68,655 109,654 -37.4%
Total Aircraft Operations 186 319 -41.7% 1,482 2,354 -37.0%
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:  1430.7 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo):  266.3 tons
(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for June 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.