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August 9, 2011

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS DECEMBER 2010 STATISTICS (Revised)**

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport decreased in December 2010 as compared to December 2009. In December 2010, the Airport served 718,571 passengers, a decrease of 2.1% when compared to the December 2009 passenger traffic count of 734,285.

Commercial aircraft operations decreased 4.8%, while Commuter aircraft operations decreased 26.6% when compared to the levels recorded in December 2009.

Total aircraft operations decreased in December 2010 as compared to the same month in 2009. In December 2010, there were 18,715 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a decrease of 16.7% when compared to 22,470 total aircraft operations in December 2009.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 62% of the total aircraft operations during December 2010, decreased 22.1% when compared to December 2009.

John Wayne Airport (SNA) is a self-supporting enterprise, owned and operated by the County of Orange, and serves approximately nine million passengers annually.

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John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - December 2010 (Revised)**
 
  Dec. 2010 Dec. 2009 % Change YTD 2010 YTD 2009 % Change
Total passengers 718,571 734,285 -2.1% 8,663,452 8,705,199 -0.5%
Enplaned passengers 352,579 362,122 -2.6% 4,310,170 4,336,168 -0.6%
Deplaned passengers 365,992 372,163 -1.7% 4,353,282 4,369,031 -0.4%
Air Cargo Tons* 1,197 1,088 10.0% 14,920 15,152 -1.5%
Total Aircraft Operations 18,715 22,470 -16.7% 263,307 285,342 -7.7%
General Aviation Operations 11,632 14,938 -22.1% 178,045 191,012 -6.8%
Commercial Aircraft Operations 6,790 7,131 -4.8% 81,251 83,527 -2.7%
Commuter Aircraft Operations 292 398 -26.6% 3,930 10,721 -63.3%
Military Operations 1 3 -66.7% 81 82 -1.2%
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All-Cargo Carriers: 1,041 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo): 156 tons

(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for November 2010)

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JWA Monthly Statistics were revised for the period July 2008 - May 2011 to correct a reporting omission for GA and Military Operations