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John Wayne Airport passenger traffic rose 5% year-over-year in March to 898,000 passengers.

Commercial flights were also higher, by about 3% to 3,800.

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International passengers were down 15% to 16,000.

International flights were down 27% to about 90.

The three busiest air carriers in March 2018 by passenger totals were Southwest Airlines with 327,000; United Airlines with 142,000; and American Airlines with 140,000.