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August 9, 2011

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS OCTOBER 2010 STATISTICS (Revised)**

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport decreased in October 2010 as compared to October 2009. In October 2010, the Airport served 732,106 passengers, a decrease of 4.8% when compared to the October 2009 passenger traffic count of 769,373.

Commercial aircraft operations decreased 4.9%, while Commuter aircraft operations decreased 63.9% when compared to the levels recorded in October 2009.

Total aircraft operations decreased in October 2010 as compared to the same month in 2009. In October 2010, there were 20,725 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a decrease of 17.8% when compared to 25,213 total aircraft operations in October 2009.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 66% of the total aircraft operations during October 2010, decreased 21.0% when compared to October 2009.

John Wayne Airport (SNA) is a self-supporting enterprise owned and operated by the County of Orange and serves approximately nine million passengers annually.

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John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - October 2010 (Revised)**
 
  October 2010 October 2009 % Change YTD 2010 YTD 2009 % Change
Total passengers 732,106 769,373 -4.8% 7,254,022 7,270,691 -0.2%
Enplaned passengers 363,139 381,675 -4.9% 3,613,849 3,624,492 -0.3%
Deplaned passengers 368,967 387,698 -4.8% 3,640,173 3,646,199 -0.2%
Air Cargo Tons* 1,359 1,304 4.2% 12,453 12,824 -2.9%
Total Aircraft Operations 20,725 25,213 -17.8% 224,783 239,280 -6.1%
General Aviation Operations 13,581 17,199 -21.0% 153,432 159,995 -4.1%
Commercial Aircraft Operations 6,844 7,198 -4.9% 67,954 69,539 -2.3%
Commuter Aircraft Operations 294 814 -63.9% 3,338 9,674 -65.5%
Military Operations 6 2 200.0% 59 72 -18.1%
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All-Cargo Carriers:  1,204 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo):  155 tons

         (Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for September 2010)
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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