FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 24, 2011
Contact: Jenny Wedge, (949) 252-5182 (office), firstname.lastname@example.org
JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS SEPTEMBER 2011 STATISTICS
SANTA ANA, Calif. – Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in September 2011 as compared to September 2010. In September 2011, the Airport served 701,135 passengers, an increase of 2.5% when compared to the September 2010 passenger traffic count of 683,999.
Commercial aircraft operations decreased 2.7%, while Commuter aircraft operations decreased 17.0% when compared to the levels recorded in September 2010.
Total aircraft operations decreased in September 2011 as compared to the same month in 2010. In September 2011, there were 19,581 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a decrease of 14.3% when compared to 22,850 total aircraft operations in September 2010.
General aviation activity, which accounted for 65% of the total aircraft operations during September 2011, decreased 19.3% when compared to September 2010.
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 approximately nine million passengers annually, reaches 20 non-stop destinations in the United States and Canada and is served by 10 commercial passenger airlines. More information can be found at www.ocair.com.
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John Wayne Airport Monthly Airport Statistics – September 2011
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