JWA passenger traffic counts increase slightly year-over-year

Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport (JWA) increased in February 2024 as compared with February 2023. In February 2024, the airport served 856,665 passengers, an increase of 1.8% when compared with the February 2023 passenger traffic count of 841,593.

Commercial aircraft operations in February 2024 of 7,266 increased 4.3% and commuter aircraft operations of 386 decreased 11.3% when compared with February 2023 levels.

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Total aircraft operations increased in February 2024 as compared with the same month in 2023. In February 2024, there were 20,748 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), an 8.3% increase compared to 19,166 total aircraft operations in February 2023.

General aviation activity of 13,089 accounted for 63.1% of the total aircraft operations during February 2024 and increased 11.5% when compared with February 2023.

The top three airlines in February 2024 based on passenger count were Southwest Airlines (270,939), American Airlines (151,634) and Alaska Airlines (129,308).


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