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August 9, 2011

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

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport decreased in April 2011 as compared to April 2010. In April 2011, the Airport served 722,815 passengers, a decrease of 3.0% when compared to the April 2010 passenger traffic count of 745,302.

Commercial aircraft operations decreased 2.9%, while Commuter aircraft operations decreased 12.5% when compared to the levels recorded in April 2010.

Total aircraft operations decreased in April 2011 as compared to the same month in 2010. In April 2011, there were 22,352 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a decrease of 2.3% when compared to 22,876 total aircraft operations in April 2010.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 69% of the total aircraft operations during April 2011, decreased 1.8% when compared to April 2010.

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 - April 2011 (Revised)**
 
  April 2011 April 2010 % Change YTD 2011 YTD 2010 % Change
Total passengers 722,815 745,302 -3.0% 2,706,436 2,731,744 -0.9%
Enplaned passengers 364,545 375,932 -3.0% 1,350,036 1,364,948 -1.1%
Deplaned passengers 358,270 369,370 -3.0% 1,356,400 1,366,796 -0.8%
Air Cargo Tons* 1,389 1,251 11.0% 4,985 4,907 1.6%
Total Aircraft Operations 22,352 22,876 -2.3% 84,833 88,001 -3.6%
General Aviation Operations 15,419 15,708 -1.8% 57,371 59,804 -4.1%
Commercial Aircraft Operations 6,639 6,835 -2.9% 26,189 26,716 -2.0%
Commuter Aircraft Operations 287 328 -12.5% 1,240 1,460 -15.1%
Military Operations 7 5 40.0% 33 21 57.1%
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All-Cargo Carriers: 1,225 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo): 164 tons

(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for March 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