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June 26, 2012

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

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in May 2012 as compared to May 2011. In May 2012, the Airport served 742,204 passengers, an increase of 1% when compared to the May 2011 passenger traffic count of 734,671.

Commercial aircraft operations increased 0.1%, while Commuter aircraft operations decreased 21.6% when compared to the levels recorded in May 2011.

Total aircraft operations decreased in May 2012 as compared to the same month in 2011. In May 2012, there were 22,998 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a decrease of 1.1% when compared to 23,254 total aircraft operations in May 2011.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 69% of the total aircraft operations during May 2012, decreased 1.5% when compared to May 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 and reaches more than 20 non-stop destinations in the United States, Mexico and Canada. More information can be found at www.ocair.com.

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John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - May 2012 (Revised) **
 
  May
2012
May
2011
% Change YTD 2012 YTD 2011 % Change
Total passengers 742,204 734,671 1.0% 3,447,342 3,441,107 0.2%
Enplaned passengers 368,127 366,060 0.6% 1,718,465 1,716,096 0.1%
Deplaned passengers 374,077 368,611 1.5% 1,728,877 1,725,011 0.2%
Air Cargo Tons* 1,324 1,247 6.2% 6,914 6,232 10.9%
Total Aircraft Operations 22,998 23,254 -1.1% 107,322 108,087 -0.7%
General Aviation Operations 15,974 16,217 -1.5% 73,386 73,588 -0.3%
Commercial Aircraft Operations 6,744 6,737 0.1% 32,652 32,926 -0.8%
Commuter Aircraft Operations 228 291 -21.6% 1,083 1,531 -29.3%
Military Operations 52 9 477.8% 201 42 378.6%
*

All-Cargo Carriers: 1,074.44 tons

Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo): 249.19 tons
(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for April 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.