John Wayne Airport Posts June 2022 Statistics

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in June 2022 as compared to June 2021. In June 2022, the Airport served 1,001,249 passengers, an increase of 37.1% when compared with the June 2021 passenger traffic count of 730,144.
  • Compared to 181,486 passengers in June 2020, there was an increase of 451.7%.
  • Compared to 918,810 passengers in June 2019, there was an increase of 9.0%.
Commercial aircraft operations in June 2022 of 8,091 increased 25.9% and commuter aircraft operations of 457 decreased 8.6% when comparing with June 2021 levels.
  • Compared to 2020 levels of commercial aircraft operations, there was an increase of 219.3% and commuter aircraft operations increased 60.4%.
  • Compared to 2019 levels of commercial aircraft operations there was an increase of 7.7% and commuter aircraft operations increased 0.7%.
Total aircraft operations decreased in June 2022 as compared with the same month in 2021. In June 2022, there were 25,893 total aircraft operations (takeoffs and landings), an 11.2% decrease compared to 29,153 total aircraft operations in June 2021.
  • Compared to June 2020 of 19,231, total aircraft operations increased 34.6%.
  • Compared to June 2019 of 25,531, total aircraft operations increased 1.4%.
General aviation activity of 17,321 accounted for 66.9% of the total aircraft operations during June 2022, and decreased 22.0% compared with June 2021.
  • Compared to June 2020 general aviation activity of 16,357, which accounted for 85.1% of total aircraft operations, operations increased 5.9%.
  • Compared to June 2019, general aviation activity of 17,496, which accounted for 68.5% of total aircraft operations, operations decreased 1.0%.
The top three airlines in June 2022 based on passenger count were Southwest Airlines (350,617), United Airlines (161,957) and American Airlines (161,466).

John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - June 2022

  June 2022 June 2021 % Change Year-To-Date 2022 Year-To-Date 2021 % Change
Total passengers 1,001,249 730,144 37.1% 5,228,226 2,619,559 99.6%
Enplaned passengers 502,831 366,078 37.4% 2,608,866 1,303,471 100.1%
Deplaned passengers 498,418 364,066 36.9% 2,619,360 1,316,088 99.0%
Total Aircraft Operations 25,893 29,153 -11.2% 149,919 148,703 0.8%
General Aviation 17,321 22,207 -22.0% 100,767 115,567 -12.8%
Commercial 8,091 6,424 25.9% 46,032 30,628 50.3%
Commuter 1 457 500 -8.6% 2,855 2,288 24.8%
Military 24 22 9.1% 265 220 20.5%
Air Cargo Tons 2 1,288 1,384 -6.9% 8,939 9,028 -1.0%
International Statistics 3 (included in totals above)
  June 2022 June 2021 % Change Year-To-Date 2022 Year-To-Date 2021 % Change
Total Passengers 28,339 12,078 134.6% 125,448 35,955 248.9%
Enplaned passengers 14,616 5,677 157.5% 62,878 17,597 257.3%
Deplaned passengers 13,723 6,401 114.4% 62,570 18,358 240.8%
Total Aircraft Operations 258 124 108.1% 1,347 447 201.3%
  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:
    1,163 tons
    Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo):
    125 tons
    Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for:
    May 2022
  3. Includes all Canada and Mexico Commercial passengers and operations.