December 8, 2015
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Passenger traffic and commercial flights at John Wayne Airport last year were about the same as in 2016 as the facility works to stay under its annual cap for another three years.
John Wayne Airport passenger traffic rose 1.4% in October to 931,000 year-over-year.
The Federal Aviation Administration denied a Part 16 complaint against Orange County filed by Signature Flight Services Corp. over fixed-base operations at John Wayne Airport.
John Wayne Airport said 902,059 passengers moved through the facility in June, compared with 902,673 in the same month last year.
John Wayne Airport’s annual report shows revenue and income grew in 2016 compared with the prior year, while expenses held steady.
JWA Traffic, Flights DownJohn Wayne Airport passenger traffic fell to 851,000 in April, from 861,000 in the same month last year—a decline of 1%, or about 10,000 passengers.
John Wayne Airport’s passenger count fell 7.5% in February, year-over-year, in the first monthly decline in two and a half years.
John Wayne Airport saw 10.5 million passengers in 2016, a 4.6% increase over its 2015 total of just more than 10 million passengers and a new record for the airport.
John Wayne Airport moved about 867,000 passengers in September, up 5% over September 2015, when about 824,000 passed through its gates.
John Wayne Airport passenger traffic declined slightly in July compared with the same month a year earlier because of a “Southwest reduction,” an airport spokesperson said.
John Wayne Airport said 929,000 passengers flew in and out of the airport in June, a 9.4% increase over the 850,000 that did so in the same period last year.
John Wayne Airport handled 907,000 passengers in March, a 9% increase compared with 832,000 in the same month last year.
John Wayne Airport passenger traffic in February grew 12% to 793,553 compared with the same month last year, after January’s passenger traffic grew 10% year-over-year.
John Wayne Airport had 812,000 passengers in January, 10% more than the same month last year.
John Wayne Airport processed nearly 877,000 passengers in November, a year-over-year increase of more than 100,000, or 14%.
The Orange County Board of Supervisors awarded a $101.8 million contract to Swinerton Builders in Irvine for upgrades at John Wayne Airport.