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August 9, 2011

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS NOVEMBER 2009 STATISTICS (Revised)**

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in November 2009 as compared to November 2008. In November 2009, the Airport served 700,223 passengers, an increase of 7.8% when compared to the 649,486 passenger traffic count of November 2008.

Commercial Carrier flight operations increased 8.1%, while Commuter Carrier (air taxi) operations decreased 29.4% when compared to the same levels recorded in November 2008.

Total aircraft operations increased in November 2009 as compared to the same month in November 2008. In November 2009, there were 23,592 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), an increase of 10.2% when compared to 21,414 total aircraft operations in November 2008.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 68% of the total aircraft operations during November 2009, increased 13.6% when compared to November 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 - November 2009 (Revised)**
  November
2009
November
2008
% Change YTD 2009 YTD 2008 % Change
Total passengers 700,223 649,486 7.8% 7,970,914 8,300,014 -4.0%
Enplaned passengers 349,554 325,972 7.2% 3,974,046 4,148,600 -4.2%
Deplaned passengers 350,669 323,514 8.4% 3,996,868 4,151,414 -3.7%
Air Cargo Tons* 1,240 1,334 -7.0% 14,064 16,213 -13.3%
Tower Operations 23,592 21,414 10.2% 262,872 279,988 -6.1%
General Aviation Operations 16,079 14,148 13.6% 176,074 192,558 -8.6%
Air Carrier Operations 6,857 6,342 8.1% 76,396 77,529 -1.5%
Air Taxi Operations 649 919 -29.4% 10,323 9,840 4.9%
Military Operations 7 5 40.0% 79 61 29.5%
*

All-Cargo Carriers: 1,114
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo): 126 tons

(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for October 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