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September 21, 2011

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS AUGUST 2011 STATISTICS

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in August 2011 as compared to August 2010. In August 2011, the Airport served 802,534 passengers, an increase of 0.1% when compared to the August 2010 passenger traffic count of 802,065.

Commercial aircraft operations decreased 0.4%, while Commuter aircraft operations decreased 25.6% when compared to the levels recorded in August 2010.

Total aircraft operations decreased in August 2011 as compared to the same month in 2010. In August 2011, there were 22,613 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a decrease of 8.8% when compared to 24,797 total aircraft operations in August 2010.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 68% of the total aircraft operations during August 2011, decreased 12.0% when compared to August 2010.

John Wayne Airport (SNA) is owned by the County of Orange and is operated as a self-supporting enterprise that receives no general fund tax revenue. The Airport serves approximately nine million passengers annually, reaches 20 nonstop destinations in the United States and Canada and is served by 10 commercial passenger airlines. More information can be found at www.ocair.com.

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John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - August 2011
 
  August 2011 August 2010 % Change YTD 2011 YTD 2010 % Change
Total passengers 802,534 802,065 0.1% 5,778,383 5,837,917 -1.0%
Enplaned passengers 403,375 402,437 0.2% 2,883,299 2,911,609 -1.0%
Deplaned passengers 399,159 399,628 -0.1% 2,895,084 2,926,308 -1.1%
Air Cargo Tons* 1,278 1,247 2.5% 10,086 9,825 2.7%
Total Aircraft Operations 22,613 24,797 -8.8% 177,298 181,208 -2.2%
General Aviation Operations 15,327 17,420 -12.0% 121,388 124,011 -2.1%
Commercial Aircraft Operations 7,028 7,056 -0.4% 53,547 54,400 -1.6%
Commuter Aircraft Operations 236 317 -25.6% 2,241 2,750 -18.5%
Military Operations 22 4 450.0% 122 47 159.6%
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All-Cargo Carriers: 1,062 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo): 216 tons

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