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March 29, 2021

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS FEBRUARY 2021 STATISTICS

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport decreased in February 2021 as compared with February 2020. In February 2021, the Airport served 227,402 passengers, a decrease of 70.3% when compared with the February 2020 passenger traffic count of 764,506. 

Commercial aircraft operations decreased 41.6% and commuter aircraft operations decreased 53.0% when compared with February 2020 levels.

Total aircraft operations increased in February 2021 as compared with the same month in 2020. In February 2021, there were 21,873 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a 12.7% increase compared to 19,412 total aircraft operations in February 2020.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 81.9% of the total aircraft operations during February 2021, increased 43.2% when compared with February 2020.

The top three airlines in February 2021 based on passenger count were Southwest Airlines (94,036), American Airlines (36,489) and Alaska Airlines (28,265).

John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - February 2021
February
2021
February
2020
% Change Year-To-Date
2021
Year-To-Date
2020
% Change
Total passengers 227,402 764,506 -70.3% 422,692 1,570,892 -73.1%
Enplaned passengers 112,444 381,771 -70.5% 209,243 784,062 -73.3%
Deplaned passengers 114,958 382,735 -70.0% 213,449 786,830 -72.9%
Total Aircraft Operations 21,873 19,412 12.7% 40,140 42,097 -4.6%
General Aviation 17,914 12,513 43.2% 31,633 27,654 14.4%
Commercial 3,662 6,269 -41.6% 7,857 13,120 -40.1%
Commuter1 271 577 -53.0% 568 1,192 -52.3%
Military 26 53 -50.9% 82 131 -37.4%
Air Cargo Tons2 1,430 1,522 -6.0% 3,362 3,190 5.4%

International Statistics3 (included in totals above)
February
2021
February
2020
% Change Year-To-Date
2021
Year-To-Date
2020
% Change
Total Passengers 0 6,985 -100.0% 0 14,433 -100.0%
Enplaned passengers 0 3,585 -100.0% 0 7,080 -100.0%
Deplaned passengers 0 3,400 -100.0% 0 7,353 -100.0%
Total Aircraft Operations 0 60 -100.0% 0 132 -100.0%
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: 1,297 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo): 133 tons
(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for January 2021)

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 30 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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