john wayne airportCounty approves increases in planes, passengers in six years.

· Airport curfew

• No takeoffs: 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. (8 a.m. Sundays)

• No landings: 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. (8 a.m. Sundays)

· Changes:

• Allows an additional 1 million annual passengers in 2021; could allow 12.5 million annual passengers by 2035.

• On average, adds 10 daily departures of the noisiest planes in 2021.

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john wayne airportSupervisor Moorlach finds the results puzzling and says runway extension is unrealistic.

John Wayne Airport’s flights and parking are expensive, and if it wasn’t hampered by decades-old structures, it could make the county’s economy move and work faster.

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