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May 29, 2012

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS APRIL 2012 STATISTICS (Revised)**

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in April 2012 as compared to April 2011. In April 2012, the Airport served 727,523 passengers, an increase of 0.7% when compared to the April 2011 passenger traffic count of 722,815.

Commercial aircraft operations decreased 0.8%, while Commuter aircraft operations decreased 23.7% when compared to the levels recorded in April 2011.

Total aircraft operations decreased in April 2012 as compared to the same month in 2011. In April 2012, there were 21,861 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a decrease of 2.2% when compared to 22,352 total aircraft operations in April 2011.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 69% of the total aircraft operations during April 2012, decreased 2.6% when compared to April 2011.

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 over 20 nonstop destinations in the United States, Canada and Mexico (effective June 3, 2012). More information can be found at www.ocair.com.

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John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - April 2012 (Revised)**
 
  April
2012
April
2011
% Change YTD 2012 YTD 2011 % Change
Total passengers 727,523 722,815 0.7% 2,705,138 2,706,436 0.0%
Enplaned passengers 366,687 364,545 0.6% 1,350,338 1,350,036 0.0%
Deplaned passengers 360,836 358,270 0.7% 1,354,800 1,356,400 -0.1%
Air Cargo Tons* 1,518 1,389 9.3% 5,590 4,985 12.1%
Total Aircraft Operations 21,861 22,352 -2.2% 84,324 84,833 -0.6%
General Aviation Operations 15,025 15,419 -2.6% 57,412 57,371 0.1%
Commercial Aircraft Operations 6,584 6,639 -0.8% 25,908 26,189 -1.1%
Commuter Aircraft Operations 219 287 -23.7% 855 1,240 -31.0%
Military Operations 33 7 371.4% 149 33 351.5%
*

All-Cargo Carriers: 1,278 tons

Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo): 240 tons
(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for March 2012)

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JWA Monthly Statistics were revised to correct the reporting of total passenger levels for February 2012.  Year to date numbers for the period March 2012 to September 2012 have increased as a result.