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February 29, 2012

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS JANUARY 2012 STATISTICS

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport decreased in January 2012 as compared to January 2011. In January 2012, the Airport served 636,573 passengers, a decrease of 0.026% when compared to the January 2011 passenger traffic count of 636,742.

Commercial aircraft operations decreased 2.1%, while Commuter aircraft operations decreased 34.6% when compared to the levels recorded in January 2011.

Total aircraft operations decreased in January 2012 as compared to the same month in 2011. In January 2012, there were 20,393 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a decrease of 0.8% when compared to 20,556 total aircraft operations in January 2011.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 67% of the total aircraft operations during January 2012, increased 0.5% when compared to January 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 20 nonstop destinations in the United States and Canada and is served by 10 commercial passenger airlines. More information can be found at www.ocair.com.

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John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - January 2012
 
  January 2012 January 2011 % Change YTD 2012 YTD 2011 % Change
Total passengers 636,573 636,742 -0.026% 636,573 636,742 -0.026%
Enplaned passengers 317,203 317,044 0.1% 317,203 317,044 0.1%
Deplaned passengers 319,370 319,698 -0.1% 319,370 319,698 -0.1%
Air Cargo Tons* 1,442 1,399 3.1% 1,442 1,399 3.1%
Total Aircraft Operations 20,393 20,556 -0.8% 20,393 20,556 -0.8%
General Aviation Operations 13,666 13,597 0.5% 13,666 13,597 0.5%
Commercial Aircraft Operations 6,470 6,609 -2.1% 6,470 6,609 -2.1%
Commuter Aircraft Operations 225 344 -34.6% 225 344 -34.6%
Military Operations 32 6 433.3% 32 6 433.3%
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All-Cargo Carriers: 1,167 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo): 275 tons

(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for December 2011)