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December 22, 2017

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS NOVEMBER 2017 STATISTICS

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in November 2017 as compared with November 2016. In November 2017, the Airport served 892,995 passengers, an increase of 0.9% when compared with the November 2016 passenger traffic count of 884,617. 

Commercial aircraft operations increased 0.9% and commuter aircraft operations decreased 58.7% when compared with November 2016 levels.

Total aircraft operations increased in November 2017 as compared with the same month in 2016. In November 2017, there were 24,763 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a 12.9% increase compared to 21,927 total aircraft operations in November 2016.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 69.0% of the total aircraft operations during November 2017, increased 19.6% when compared with November 2016.

The top three airlines in November 2017 based on passenger count were Southwest Airlines (366,099), American Airlines (137,628) and United Airlines (134,755).

John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - November 2017
  November
2017
November
2016
% Change Year-To-Date
2017
Year-To-Date
2016
% Change
Total passengers 892,995 884,617 0.9% 9,524,127 9,625,555 -1.1%
Enplaned passengers 443,049 440,890 0.5% 4,751,438 4,809,452 -1.2%
Deplaned passengers 449,946 443,727 1.4% 4,772,689 4,816,103 -0.9%
Total Aircraft Operations 24,763 21,927 12.9% 270,057 262,980 2.7%
General Aviation 17,087 14,281 19.6% 186,561 177,605 5.0%
Commercial 7,596 7,529 0.9% 82,483 83,674 -1.4%
Commuter1 38 92 -58.7% 570 1,177 -51.6%
Military 42 25 68.0% 443 524 -15.5%
Air Cargo Tons2 1,588 1,418 12.0% 17,310 16,615 4.2%

International Statistics3
(included in totals above)
  November
2017
November
2016
% Change Year-To-Date
2017
Year-To-Date
2016
% Change
Total Passengers 16,632 29,535 -43.7% 204,264 323,442 -36.8%
Enplaned passengers 8,111 14,731 -44.9% 100,053 155,463 -35.6%
Deplaned passengers 8,521 14,804 -42.4% 104,211 167,979 -38.0%
Total Aircraft Operations 167 301 -44.5% 2,194 3,624 -39.5%
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:  1,401 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo):  187 tons
(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for October 2017)

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.