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October 9, 2019

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS AUGUST 2019 STATISTICS

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport decreased in August 2019 as compared with August 2018. In August 2019, the Airport served 942,541 passengers, a decrease of 4.9% when compared with the August 2018 passenger traffic count of 991,112. 

Commercial aircraft operations decreased 6.1% and commuter aircraft operations increased 128.0% when compared with August 2018 levels.

Total aircraft operations decreased in August 2019 as compared with the same month in 2018. In August 2019, there were 29,921 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a 2.3% decrease compared to 30,621 total aircraft operations in August 2018.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 71.9% of the total aircraft operations during August 2019, decreased 2.5% when compared with August 2018.

The top three airlines in August 2019 based on passenger count were Southwest Airlines (288,402), American Airlines (162,193) and United Airlines (154,863).

John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics
August 2019
August
2019
August
2018
% Change Year-To-Date
2019
Year-To-Date
2018
% Change
Total passengers 942,541 991,112 -4.9% 7,182,131 7,221,631 -0.5%
Enplaned passengers 473,187 496,594 -4.7% 3,590,323 3,608,899 -0.5%
Deplaned passengers 469,354 494,518 -5.1% 3,591,808 3,612,732 -0.6%
Total Aircraft Operations 29,921 30,621 -2.3% 206,680 211,109 -2.1%
General Aviation 21,520 22,083 -2.5% 141,981 148,585 -4.4%
Commercial 7,721 8,226 -6.1% 60,470 61,198 -1.2%
Commuter1 545 239 128.0% 3,581 770 365.1%
Military 135 73 84.9% 648 556 16.5%
Air Cargo Tons2 1,428 1,519 -6.0% 12,123 12,958 -6.4%

International Statistics3 (included in totals above)
August
2019
August
2018
% Change Year-To-Date
2019
Year-To-Date
2018
% Change
Total Passengers 10,664 21,000 -49.2% 124,934 142,152 -12.1%
Enplaned passengers 5,307 10,192 -47.9% 63,177 71,306 -11.4%
Deplaned passengers 5,357 10,808 -50.4% 61,757 70,846 -12.8%
Total Aircraft Operations 89 186 -52.2% 1,200 1,394 -13.9%
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: 1,296 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo):  132 tons
(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for July 2019)

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.

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