Orange County Business Journal

JWA November Traffic Up

Paul Hughes Thursday, February 9, 2017

John Wayne Airport reported 865,000 passengers flew in and out of the airport in November, up 3.5% year-over-year.

The airport has served 9.63 million passengers year-to-date, up 4.9% year-over-year from 9.18 million.

It’s on track to record about 10.5 million passengers for 2016, about 5% more than in 2015.

There were some 3,765 commercial flights in November, up 7.9% year-over-year.

International passengers totaled about 30,000, up 7.5% year-over-year. International flights were down 3.5% to 150, from 156.

Year-to-date there have been about 323,500 international passengers on 1,812 flights, up about 24% and 33%, respectively.

The three busiest airlines at JWA in November based on passenger count were Southwest Airlines, with 416,000; American Airlines, with 136,000; and United Airlines, with 109,000.

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