July 18, 2023

John Wayne Airport Traffic Up in May

Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in May 2023 as compared to May 2022. In May 2023, the Airport served 1,041,342 passengers, an increase of 3.8% when compared with the May 2022 passenger traffic count of 1,003,582.

Commercial aircraft operations in May 2023 of 8,266 decreased 0.2% and commuter aircraft operations of 422 decreased 17.9% when comparing with May 2022 levels.

Total aircraft operations decreased in May 2023 as compared with the same month in 2022. In May 2023, there were 22,748 total aircraft operations (takeoffs and landings) a 9.5% decrease compared to 25,126 total aircraft operations in May 2022.

General aviation activity of 14,042 accounted for 61.7% of the total aircraft operations during May 2023 and decreased 13.9% compared with May 2022.

The top three airlines in May 2023 based on passenger count were Southwest Airlines (331,150), American Airlines (175,111) and United Airlines (160,495).

John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - May 2023
  May 2023 May 2022 % Change Year-To-Date 2023 Year-To-Date 2022 % Change
Total passengers 1,041,342 1,003,582 3.8% 4,751,107 4,226,977 12.4%
Enplaned passengers 515,570 497,682 3.6% 2,360,422 2,106,035 12.1%
Deplaned passengers 525,772 505,900 3.9% 2,390,685 2,120,942 12.7%
Total Aircraft Operations 22,748 25,126 -9.5% 105,077 124,026 -15.3%
General Aviation 14,042 16,307 -13.9% 64,161 83,446 -23.1%
Commercial 8,266 8,284 -0.2% 38,535 37,941 1.6%
Commuter 1 422 514 -17.9% 2,257 2,398 -5.9%
Military 18 21 -14.3% 124 241 -48.5%
Air Cargo Tons 2 1,349 1,457 -7.5% 7,137 7,651 -6.7%
International Statistics 3 (included in totals above)
May 2023 May 2022 % Change Year-To-Date 2023 Year-To-Date 2022 % Change
Total Passengers 32,700 27,593 18.5% 156,433 97,109 61.1%
Enplaned passengers 16,837 14,085 19.5% 78,518 48,262 62.7%
Deplaned passengers 15,863 13,508 17.4% 77,915 48,847 59.5%
Total Aircraft Operations 258 248 4.0% 1,231 1,089 13.0%
  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.
All-Cargo Carriers: 1,265 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo): 84 tons
Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for: April 2023
  1. Includes all Canada and Mexico Commercial passengers and operations.

 

Access to John Wayne Airport (SNA) is located in Irvine from MacArthur Blvd.


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 11.3 million passengers annually and reaches more than 40 nonstop destinations in the United States, Canada and Mexico. More information can be found at www.ocair.com.

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