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August 9, 2011

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS AUGUST 2009 STATISTICS (REVISED)**

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in August 2009 as compared to August 2008. In August 2009, the Airport served 833,962 passengers, an increase of 0.4% when compared to the August 2008 passenger traffic count of 833,655.

Commercial Carrier flight operations increased 3.6%, while Commuter Carrier (air taxi) operations increased 19.6% when compared to the same levels recorded in August 2008.

Total aircraft operations decreased in August 2009 as compared to the same month in 2008. In August 2009, there were 25,681 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a decrease of 0.5% when compared to 25,693 total aircraft operations in August 2008.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 67% of the total aircraft operations during August 2009, decreased 2.5% when compared to August 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 - August 2009 (Revised)**
  August
2009
August
2008
% Change YTD 2009 YTD 2008 % Change
Total passengers
833,962 833,655 0.4% 5,792,217 6,230,940 -7.0%
Enplaned passengers
418,979 419,764 -0.2% 2,890,617 3,117,306 -7.3%
Deplaned passengers
414,983 413,891 0.3% 2,901,600 3,113,634 -6.8%
Air Cargo Tons*
1,333 1,288 3.5% 10,193 12,230 -16.7%
Tower Operations
25,681 25,693 -0.5% 190,239 211,488 -10.0%
General Aviation Operations
17,235 17,680 -2.5% 126,762 146,685 -13.6%
Air Carrier Operations
7,360 7,105 3.6% 55,346 57,660 -4.0%
Air Taxi Operations
1,079 902 19.6% 8,070 7,096 13.7%
Military Operations
7 6 16.7% 61 47 29.8%
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All-Cargo Carriers: 1,260 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo): 73 tons

(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for July 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