Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in January 2019 as compared with January 2018. In January 2019, the Airport served 819,392 passengers, an increase of 0.3% when compared with the January 2018 passenger traffic count of 817,258.
Commercial aircraft operations increased 2.7% and commuter aircraft operations increased 508.8% when compared with January 2018 levels.
Total aircraft operations decreased in January 2019 as compared with the same month in 2018. In January 2019, there were 22,810 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), an 8.9% decrease compared to 25,041 total aircraft operations in January 2018.
General aviation activity, which accounted for 65.3% of the total aircraft operations during January 2019, decreased 15.5% when compared with January 2018.
The top three airlines in January 2019 based on passenger count were Southwest Airlines (284,391), American Airlines (130,000) and United Airlines (129,854).
This article was released by the County of Orange.