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John Wayne Airport Posts October 2021 Statistics

Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in October 2021 as compared to October 2020. In October 2021, the Airport served 873,422 passengers, an increase of 183.7% when compared with the October 2020 passenger traffic count of 307,865 and a decrease of 2.7% when compared to October 2019 of 897,873 passengers.

Commercial aircraft operations increased 120.3% and commuter aircraft operations increased 2.3% when compared with October 2020 levels. Comparing October 2021 to 2019 levels, commercial aircraft operations of 7,571 decreased 3.0% and commuter aircraft operations of 461 increased 13.7%.

Total aircraft operations increased in October 2021 as compared with the same month in 2020. In October 2021, there were 26,160 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a 14.2% increase compared to 22,905 total aircraft operations in October 2020, and increased 2.7% compared to October 2019 of 25,468 total aircraft operations.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 70.0% of the total aircraft operations during October 2021, decreased 3.8% when compared with October 2020, and increased 5.5% when compared to general aviation activity of 17,317 in October 2019, which accounted for 68.0% of total aircraft operations.

The top three airlines in October 2021 based on passenger count were Southwest Airlines (327,192), American Airlines (141,903) and United Airlines (122,886).

John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - October 2021

 

October 2021

October 2020

% Change

Year-To-Date 2021

Year-To-Date 2020

% Change

Total passengers

873,422

307,865

183.7%

5,998,425

3,286,797

82.5%

Enplaned passengers

433,153

152,848

183.4%

2,982,964

1,642,076

81.7%

Deplaned passengers

440,269

155,017

184.0%

3,015,461

1,644,721

83.3%

Total Aircraft Operations

26,160

22,905

14.2%

264,631

201,191

31.5%

General Aviation

18,261

18,984

-3.8%

200,108

157,574

27.0%

Commercial

7,341

3,332

120.3%

59,839

38,884

53.9%

Commuter 1

524

512

2.3%

4,357

4,234

2.9%

Military

34

77

-55.8%

327

499

-34.5%

Air Cargo Tons 2

1,563

1,605

-2.6%

15,092

15,127

-0.2%

International Statistics 3

(included in totals above)

 

October 2021

October 2020

% Change

Year-To-Date 2021

Year-To-Date 2020

% Change

Total Passengers

13,284

0

0.0%

77,974

17,246

352.1%

Enplaned passengers

6,383

0

0.0%

37,550

8,703

331.5%

Deplaned passengers

6,901

0

0.0%

40,424

8,543

373.2%

Total Aircraft Operations

181

0

0.0%

991

172

476.2%

  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.
  2.  

All-Cargo Carriers:

1,417 tons

Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo):

146 tons

Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for:

September 2021

  1. Includes all Canada and Mexico Commercial passengers and operations.