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December 6, 2019

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS OCTOBER 2019 STATISTICS

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport decreased in October 2019 as compared with October 2018. In October 2019, the Airport served 897,873 passengers, a decrease of 1.0% when compared with the October 2018 passenger traffic count of 907,191. 

Commercial aircraft operations decreased 5.2% and commuter aircraft operations increased 84.4% when compared with October 2018 levels.

Total aircraft operations decreased in October 2019 as compared with the same month in 2018. In October 2019, there were 25,468 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a 5.4% decrease compared to 26,926 total aircraft operations in October 2018.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 67.9% of the total aircraft operations during October 2019, decreased 6.9% when compared with October 2018.

The top three airlines in October 2019 based on passenger count were Southwest Airlines (288,850), American Airlines (150,471) and United Airlines (143,338).

John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics October 2019
October
2019
October
2018
% Change Year-To-Date
2019
Year-To-Date
2018
% Change
Total passengers 897,873 907,191 -1.0% 8,938,354 8,985,510 -0.5%
Enplaned passengers 445,258 451,311 -1.3% 4,463,622 4,486,302 -0.5%
Deplaned passengers 452,615 455,880 -0.7% 4,474,732 4,499,208 -0.5%
Total Aircraft Operations 25,468 26,926 -5.4% 258,366 266,022 -2.9%
General Aviation 17,317 18,607 -6.9% 177,607 187,222 -5.1%
Commercial 7,571 7,989 -5.2% 75,401 76,792 -1.8%
Commuter1 461 250 84.4% 4,487 1,256 257.2%
Military 119 80 48.8% 871 752 15.8%
Air Cargo Tons2 1,296 1,544 -16.1% 14,854 16,236 -8.5%

International Statistics3 (included in totals above)
October
2019
October
2018
% Change Year-To-Date
2019
Year-To-Date
2018
% Change
Total Passengers 11,733 16,854 -30.4% 149,252 175,349 -14.9%
Enplaned passengers 5,837 8,343 -30.0% 75,289 87,774 -14.2%
Deplaned passengers 5,896 8,511 -30.7% 73,963 87,575 -15.5%
Total Aircraft Operations 104 166 -37.3% 1,422 1,740 -18.3%
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: 1,167 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo):  129 tons
(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for September 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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