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August 9, 2011

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS MARCH 2011 STATISTICS (Revised)**

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in March 2011 as compared to March 2010. In March 2011, the Airport served 741,489 passengers, an increase of 0.7% when compared to the March 2010 passenger traffic count of 736,104.

Commercial aircraft operations increased 0.5%, while Commuter aircraft operations decreased 23.9% when compared to the levels recorded in March 2010.

Total aircraft operations decreased in March 2011 as compared to the same month in 2010. In March 2011, there were 22,104 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a decrease of 8.2% when compared to 24,067 total aircraft operations in March 2010.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 67% of the total aircraft operations during March 2011, decreased 11.4% when compared to March 2010.

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

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John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - March 2011 (Revised)**
 
  March 2011 March 2010 % Change YTD 2011 YTD 2010 % Change
Total passengers 741,489 736,104 0.7% 1,983,621 1,986,442 -0.1%
Enplaned passengers 367,688 366,245 0.4% 985,491 989,016 -0.4%
Deplaned passengers 373,801 369,859 1.1% 998,130 997,426 0.1%
Air Cargo Tons* 1,114 1,043 6.8% 3,596 3,656 -1.6%
Total Aircraft Operations 22,104 24,067 -8.2% 62,481 65,125 -4.1%
General Aviation Operations 14,821 16,731 -11.4% 41,952 44,096 -4.9%
Commercial Aircraft Operations 6,959 6,926 0.5% 19,550 19,881 -1.7%
Commuter Aircraft Operations 309 406 -23.9% 953 1,132 -15.8%
Military Operations 15 4 275.0% 26 16 62.5%
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All-Cargo Carriers: 981 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo): 133 tons

(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for February 2011)

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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