Passenger traffic at Orange County's John Wayne airport increased last month, the airport reported.
airport saw an increase of 7.3% in December from December 2012 with a total
of 789,342 passengers. However, commercial aircraft operations
decreased 3.7%, while commuter
aircraft operations decreased 2.7% when compared to the levels recorded
in December 2012.
Total aircraft operations also decreased in December 2013 as compared
to the same month in 2012. In December 2013, there were 18,995 total takeoffs and landings, a decrease of 0.8%
when compared to 19,139 total aircraft operations in December 2012.
General aviation activity, which accounted for 64.4% of the
total aircraft operations during December 2013, increased 0.7% when
compared to December 2012.