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August 9, 2011

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS SEPTEMBER STATISTICS (Revised)**

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in September 2009 as compared to September 2008. In September 2009, the Airport served 709,101 passengers, an increase of 3.1% when compared to the September 2008 passenger traffic count of 687,603.

Commercial Carrier flight operations increased 5.0%, while Commuter Carrier (air taxi) operations decreased 10.7% when compared to the same levels recorded in September 2008.

Total aircraft operations increased in September 2009 as compared to the same month in 2008. In September 2009, there were 23,828 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), an increase of 1.0% when compared to 23,601 total aircraft operations in September 2008.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 67% of the total aircraft operations during September 2009, decreased 0.1% when compared to September 2008.

John Wayne Airport (SNA) is a self-supporting enterprise, owned and operated by the County of Orange, serves nearly nine million passengers annually and is governed by the five-member Orange County Board of Supervisors.

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John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - September 2009 (Revised)**
  September
2009
September
2008
% Change YTD 2009 YTD 2008 % Change
Total passengers 709,101 687,603 3.1% 6,501,318 6,918,543 -6.0%
Enplaned passengers 352,200 342,455 2.8% 3,242,817 3,459,761 -6.3%
Deplaned passengers 356,901 345,148 3.4% 3,258,501 3,458,782 -5.8%
Air Cargo Tons* 1,327 1,271 4.4% 11,520 13,501 -14.7%
Tower Operations 23,828 23,601 1.0% 214,067 235,089 -8.9%
General Aviation Operations 16,034 16,050 -0.1% 142,796 162,735 -12.3%
Air Carrier Operations 6,995 6,661 5.0% 62,341 64,321 -3.1%
Air Taxi Operations 790 885 -10.7% 8,860 7,981 11.0%
Military Operations 9 5 80.0% 70 52 34.6%
*

All-Cargo Carriers: 1,217 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo): 110 tons

(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for August 2009)

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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