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January 26, 2012

JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT POSTS DECEMBER 2011 STATISTICS

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport decreased in December 2011 as compared to the same period in 2010. In December 2011, the Airport served 697,512 passengers, a decrease of 2.9% when compared to the 718,571 passenger traffic count of 2010.

Commercial aircraft operations decreased 3.6%, while Commuter aircraft operations decreased 24.3% when compared to the levels recorded in 2010.

Total aircraft operations decreased in December 2011 as compared to the same month in 2010. In 2011, there were 18,593 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), a decrease of 0.7% when compared to 18,715 total aircraft operations in 2010.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 63% of the total aircraft operations during December 2011, increased 1.4% when compared to 2010.

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 - December 2011
 
  December 2011 December 2010 % Change YTD 2011 YTD 2010 % Change
Total passengers 697,512 718,571 -2.9% 8,609,008 8,663,452 -0.6%
Enplaned passengers 344,588 352,579 -2.3% 4,287,955 4,310,170 -0.5%
Deplaned passengers 352,924 365,992 -3.6% 4,321,053 4,353,282 -0.7%
Air Cargo Tons* 1,393 1,197 16.4% 15,569 14,920 4.3%
Total Aircraft Operations 18,593 18,715 -0.7% 252,943 263,307 -3.9%
General Aviation Operations 11,791 11,632 1.4% 169,870 178,045 -4.6%
Commercial Aircraft Operations 6,548 6,790 -3.6% 79,658 81,251 -2.0%
Commuter Aircraft Operations 221 292 -24.3% 3,188 3,930 -18.9%
Military Operations 33 1 3200.0% 227 81 180.2%
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All-Cargo Carriers: 1,178 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo): 215 tons

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