Airport SNA Beefs Up Flights Despite Opposition

In recent news, United Airlines added a seasonal flight to Mammouth Lakes, CA to accommodate the demand for direct flights from Airport (SNA) to the ski resort town. Nine days prior to Christmas (December1 16, 2011), the behemoth airline carrier commences service from Orange County Airport (CA) to Mammoth Yosemite Airport (MMH). Even though the flight service  concludes April 15th,  in the interim airline passengers,  who love to ski or snowboard book flights can always book travel from  Friday through Monday.

What is the address of John Wayne Airport? 

John Wayne Airport SNA address is:

  •  Thomas F. Riley Terminal 18601 Airport Way | Santa Ana, CA 92707

On the global front, John Wayne Airport serves as a direct portal to Calgary and Vancouver Canada, offering daily, non-stop flights.  (WestJet is the airline carrier of this international destination). 

Punctuated by two runways,  John Wayne Airport SNA has a commercial runway, spanning 5700 feet. And, the other is a  general aviation of 2700+ feet.

When the August 2011 flight statistics were published this month, data analyzed the previous year’s traffic statistics to this one. John Wayne Airport SNA posted a .1 percent increase in passenger traffic, despite the reduced number of commercial aircraft operations. Commuter aircraft operations and general aviation are showing a decline of 25.6 percent and 12 percent, comparatively to the same time last year.

Currently eight major airline carriers offer service via John Wayne Airport.  Five lots comprise the John Wayne Airport parking facility.

Rumors and conjecture continue to swirl around Southwest Airlines recent acquisition of AirTran, intimating the potential for additional destinations from John Wayne Airport SNA. On the other side of John Wayne Airport’s growing pains, local residents and adversaries oppose the noise factor that the Orange County Airport contributes to the area.

What is your opinion? Should John Wayne Airport SNA be allowed to grow into the next LAX airport?

 

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