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January 3, 2012

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS NOVEMBER 2011 STATISTICS

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in November 2011 as compared to November 2010. In November 2011, the Airport served 705,465 passengers, an increase of 2.1% when compared to the 690,859 passenger traffic count of November 2010.

Commercial aircraft operations decreased 1.9%, while Commuter aircraft operations decreased 27% when compared to the levels recorded in 2010.

Total aircraft operations decreased in November 2011 as compared to the same month in 2010. In 2011, there were 18,077 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a decrease of 8.7% when compared to 19,809 total aircraft operations in 2010.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 63% of the total aircraft operations during 2011, decreased 11.7% when compared to 2010.

About John Wayne Airport
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 - November 2011
 
  November 2011 November 2010 % Change YTD 2011 YTD 2010 % Change
Total passengers 705,465 690,859 2.1% 7,911,496 7,944,881 -0.4%
Enplaned passengers 351,207 343,742 2.2% 3,943,367 3,957,591 -0.4%
Deplaned passengers 354,258 347,117 2.1% 3,968,129 3,987,290 -0.5%
Air Cargo Tons* 1,367 1,270 7.6% 14,176 13,723 3.3%
Total Aircraft Operations 18,077 19,809 -8.7% 234,350 244,592 -4.2%
General Aviation Operations 11,457 12,981 -11.7% 158,079 166,413 -5.0%
Commercial Aircraft Operations 6,385 6,507 -1.9% 73,110 74,461 -1.8%
Commuter Aircraft Operations 219 300 -27.0% 2,967 3,638 -18.4%
Military Operations 16 21 -23.8% 194 80 142.5%
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All-Cargo Carriers: 1,197 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo): 170 tons

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

Note: Effective July 2011, JWA will post monthly statistics by the last day of the
following month due to a new FAA air traffic counting system
(e.g. July 2011 Monthly Statistics will be posted by the last day of August).