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January 27, 2015

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS DECEMBER 2014 STATISTICS

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in December 2014 as compared to December 2013.  In December 2014, the Airport served 803,492 passengers, an increase of 1.8% when compared to the December 2013 passenger traffic count of 789,342.

Commercial aircraft operations decreased 1.7%, while commuter aircraft operations increased 57.4% when compared to December 2013 levels.

Total aircraft operations decreased in December 2014 as compared to the same month in 2013.  In December 2014, there were 18,806 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a 1.0% decrease compared to 18,995 total aircraft operations in December 2013.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 64.0% of the total aircraft operations during December 2014, decreased 1.5% when compared to December 2013.


John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - December 2014
  December
2014
December
2013
% Change Year-to-Date
2014
Year-to-Date
2013
% Change
Total Passengers 803,492 789,342 1.8% 9,386,033 9,232,789 1.7%
Enplaned Passengers 396,936 389,717 1.9% 4,681,292 4,600,192 1.8%
Deplaned Passengers 406,556 399,625 1.7% 4,704,741 4,632,597 1.6%
Total Aircraft Operations 18,806 18,995 -1.0% 269,189 248,225 8.4%
General Aviation 12,045 12,226 -1.5% 187,137 163,565 14.4%
Commercial 6,422 6,533 -1.7% 77,615 81,841 -5.2%
Commuter1 288 183 57.4% 3,638 2,130 70.8%
Military 51 53 -3.8% 799 689 16.0%
Air Cargo Tons2 1,284 1,459 -12.0% 17,127 17,568 -2.5%

International Statistics3
(included in totals above)
  December
2014
December
2013
% Change Year-to-Date
2014
Year-to-Date
2013
% Change
Total Passengers 20,652 34,262 -39.7% 276,733 377,718 -26.7%
Enplaned Passengers 10,822 18,457 -41.4% 139,285 189,998 -26.7%
Deplaned Passengers 9,830 15,805 -37.8% 137,448 187,720 -26.8%
Total Aircraft Operations 196 326 -39.9% 2,705 3,816 -29.1%
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:  1,156 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo):  128 tons
(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for November 2014)

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 nine 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.