Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport decreased in December 2018 as compared with December 2017. In December 2018, the Airport served 828,070 passengers, a decrease of 7.9% when compared with the December 2017 passenger traffic count of 899,451.
Commercial aircraft operations decreased 2.4% and commuter aircraft operations increased 530.6% when compared with December 2017 levels.
Total aircraft operations increased in December 2018 as compared with the same month in 2017. In December 2018, there were 24,579 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a 4.2% increase compared to 23,592 total aircraft operations in December 2017.
General aviation activity, which accounted for 67.7% of the total aircraft operations during December 2018, increased 5.5% when compared with December 2017.
The top three airlines in December 2018 based on passenger count were Southwest Airlines (250,357), United Airlines (137,197) and American Airlines (135,704).
This article was released by John Wayne Airport.