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March 26, 2012

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

SANTA ANA, Calif. - Airline passenger traffic at John Wayne Airport increased in February 2012 as compared to February 2011. In February 2012, the Airport served 613,201 passengers, an increase of 1.3% when compared to the February 2011 passenger traffic count of 605,390.

Commercial aircraft operations increased 2.6%, while Commuter aircraft operations decreased 30.3% when compared to the levels recorded in February 2011.

Total aircraft operations increased in February 2012 as compared to the same month in 2011. In February 2012, there were 20,409 total aircraft operations (take-offs and landings), an increase of 3.0% when compared to 19,821 total aircraft operations in February 2011.

General aviation activity, which accounted for 69% of the total aircraft operations during February 2012, increased 3.7% when compared to February 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 eight commercial passenger airlines. More information can be found at www.ocair.com.

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John Wayne Airport
Monthly Airport Statistics - February 2012 (Revised)**
 
  February 2012 February 2011 % Change YTD 2012 YTD 2011 % Change
Total passengers 613,201 605,390 1.3% 1,249,774 1,242,132 0.6%
Enplaned passengers 304,735 300,759 1.3% 621,938 617,803 0.7%
Deplaned passengers 308,466 304,631 1.3% 627,836 624,329 0.6%
Air Cargo Tons* 1,292 1,083 19.3% 2,734 2,482 10.2%
Total Aircraft Operations 20,409 19,821 3.0% 40,802 40,377 1.1%
General Aviation Operations 14,033 13,534 3.7% 27,699 27,131 2.1%
Commercial Aircraft Operations 6,140 5,982 2.6% 12,610 12,591 0.2%
Commuter Aircraft Operations 209 300 -30.3% 434 644 -32.6%
Military Operations 27 5 440.0% 59 11 436.4%
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All-Cargo Carriers: 1,034 tons
Passenger Carriers (incidental belly cargo): 258 tons

(Current cargo tonnage figures in this report are for January 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.