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Volume 5, Issue 54  |  July 7, 2020

Go figure, JWA traffic down dramatically

Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport (JWA) decreased in May 2020 as compared with May 2019. In May 2020, the Airport served 82,342 passengers, a decrease of 91.3 percent when compared with the May 2019 passenger traffic count of 942,680. 

Go figure JWA traffic

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Courtesy of John Wayne Airport

Commercial aircraft operations decreased 78 percent and commuter aircraft operations decreased 73.2 percent when compared with May 2019 levels.

Total aircraft operations decreased in May 2020 as compared with the same month in 2019. In May 2020, there were 17,352 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a 34.5 percent decrease compared to 26,509 total aircraft operations in May 2019.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 88.7 percent of the total aircraft operations during May 2020, decreased 14.5 percent when compared with May 2019.

The top three airlines in May 2020 based on passenger count were Southwest Airlines (33,828), American Airlines (20,136) and Alaska Airlines (8,798)

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