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May 26, 2020

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS APRIL 2020 STATISTICS

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport decreased in April 2020 as compared with April 2019. In April 2020, the Airport served 25,313 passengers, a decrease of 97.2% when compared with the April 2019 passenger traffic count of 899,186. 

Commercial aircraft operations decreased 78.4% and commuter aircraft operations decreased 71.2% when compared with April 2019 levels.

Total aircraft operations decreased in April 2020 as compared with the same month in 2019. In April 2020, there were 13,085 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a 51.4% decrease compared to 26,922 total aircraft operations in April 2019.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 86.4% of the total aircraft operations during April 2020, decreased 40.0% when compared with April 2019.

The top three airlines in April 2020 based on passenger count were Southwest Airlines (9,884), American Airlines (6,880) and Delta Air Lines (2,473).

John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics APRIL 2020
April
2020
April
2019
% Change Year-To-Date
2020
Year-To-Date
2019
% Change
Total passengers 25,313 899,186 -97.2% 1,934,186 3,431,470 -43.6%
Enplaned passengers 12,633 450,680 -97.2% 968,140 1,716,167 -43.6%
Deplaned passengers 12,680 448,506 -97.2% 966,046 1,715,303 -43.7%
Total Aircraft Operations 13,085 26,922 -51.4% 72,202 97,199 -25.7%
General Aviation 11,306 18,850 -40.0% 49,866 65,771 -24.2%
Commercial 1,646 7,608 -78.4% 20,349 29,592 -31.2%
Commuter1 114 396 -71.2% 1,806 1,559 15.8%
Military 19 68 -72.1% 181 277 -34.7%
Air Cargo Tons2 1,382 1,561 -11.5% 5,992 6,290 -4.7%

International Statistics3 (included in totals above)
April
2020
April
2019
% Change Year-To-Date
2020
Year-To-Date
2019
% Change
Total Passengers 0 18,277 -100.0% 17,246 61,891 -72.1%
Enplaned passengers 0 9,261 -100.0% 8,703 31,292 -72.2%
Deplaned passengers 0 9,016 -100.0% 8,543 30,599 -72.1%
Total Aircraft Operations 0 172 -100.0% 172 639 -73.1%
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: 1,267 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo):  115 tons
(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for March 2020)

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.