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January 17, 2008

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS DECEMBER 2007 STATISTICS (REVISED)

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport decreased in December 2007 as compared to December 2006. In December 2007, the Airport served 734,534 passengers, a decrease of 9.5% when compared to the 811,394 passenger traffic count of December 2006.

Commercial Carrier flight operations decreased 1.5%, while Commuter Carrier (air taxi) operations increased 14.3% when compared to the same levels recorded in December 2006.

Total aircraft operations decreased in December 2007 as compared to the same month in 2006. In December 2007, there were 25,714 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a decrease of 0.1% when compared to 25,732 total aircraft operations in December 2006.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 66% of the total aircraft operations during December 2007, decreased 0.3% when compared to December 2006.

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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.

 
John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - December 2007 (Revised)
  December
2007
December
2006
% Change YTD 2007 YTD 2006 % Change
Total passengers

734,534

811,394

-9.5%

9,979,699

9,613,540

3.8%

Enplaned passengers

366,854

407,416

-10.0%

4,989,018

4,814,108

3.6%

Deplaned passengers

367,680

403,978

-9.0%

4,990,681

4,799,432

4.0%

Air Cargo Tons*

1,971

2,157

-8.6%

22,330

24,180

-7.7%

Tower Operations

25,714

25,732

-0.1%

331,452

347,194

-4.5%

General Aviation Operations

17,021

17,071

-0.3%

225,938

243,061

-7.0%

Air Carrier Operations

7,505

7,622

-1.5%

91,368

88,157

3.6%

Air Taxi Operations

1,180

1,032

14.3%

14,023

15,847

-11.5%

Military Operations

8

7

14.3%

123

129

-4.7%

*

All-Cargo Carriers: 1,816
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo): 155

(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for November 2007)