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July 23, 2020

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS JUNE 2020 STATISTICS

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport decreased in June 2020 as compared with June 2019. In June 2020, the Airport served 181,486 passengers, a decrease of 80.2% when compared with the June 2019 passenger traffic count of 918,810. 

Commercial aircraft operations decreased 66.3% and commuter aircraft operations decreased 36.8% when compared with June 2019 levels.

Total aircraft operations decreased in June 2020 as compared with the same month in 2019. In June 2020, there were 19,231 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a 24.7% decrease compared to 25,531 total aircraft operations in June 2019.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 85% of the total aircraft operations during June 2020, decreased 6.5% when compared with June 2019.

The top three airlines in June 2020 based on passenger count were Southwest Airlines (81,739), American Airlines (39,379) and Alaska Airlines (21,488).

John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - June 2020
June
2020
June
2019
% Change Year-To-Date
2020
Year-To-Date
2019
% Change
Total passengers 181,486 918,810 -80.2% 2,198,014 5,292,960 -58.5%
Enplaned passengers 90,600 460,390 -80.3% 1,099,905 2,645,782 -58.4%
Deplaned passengers 90,886 458,420 -80.2% 1,098,109 2,647,178 -58.5%
Total Aircraft Operations 19,231 25,531 -24.7% 108,785 149,239 -27.1%
General Aviation 16,357 17,496 -6.5% 81,615 101,267 -19.4%
Commercial 2,532 7,512 -66.3% 24,623 45,030 -45.3%
Commuter1 287 454 -36.8% 2,227 2,513 -11.4%
Military 55 69 -20.3% 320 429 -25.4%
Air Cargo Tons2 1,411 1,554 -9.2% 8,664 9,296 -6.8%

International Statistics3 (included in totals above)
June
2020
June
2019
% Change Year-To-Date
2020
Year-To-Date
2019
% Change
Total Passengers 0 16,712 -100.0% 17,246 98,266 -82.4%
Enplaned passengers 0 8,409 -100.0% 8,703 49,715 -82.5%
Deplaned passengers 0 8,303 -100.0% 8,543 48,551 -82.4%
Total Aircraft Operations 0 150 -100.0% 172 975 -82.4%
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: 1,403 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo):  8 tons
(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for May 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.