Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC Reports on Recovery from Hurricane Sandy

  Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC Reports on Recovery from Hurricane
  Sandy

  *Substantially all operations at IMTT restored
  *Atlantic Aviation northeast bases operating normally

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- December 17, 2012

Macquarie Infrastructure Company (NYSE: MIC) operating companies
International-Matex Tank Terminals (“IMTT”) and Atlantic Aviation have largely
recovered from the effects of Hurricane Sandy. Both businesses report a
substantial return to normal operations after the storm.

IMTT reports that its bulk liquid storage facility at Bayonne, NJ is receiving
and delivering substantially all products by all modes of transport. While
permanent power has been restored to most of the facility, backup systems are
in place and working in those parts of the facility still without permanent
power.

Atlantic Aviation’s fixed base operations at airports in Teterboro, NJ,
Farmingdale, L.I., and Bridgeport, CT, as well as its heliport on East 34th
Street in New York City were damaged or disrupted by the hurricane. Each
facility has been restored and normal operations have resumed.

“The staff and management of our businesses pulled together to restore these
operations with minimal impact on the financial performance of IMTT and
Atlantic Aviation in 2012,” said James Hooke, Chief Executive Officer of MIC.
“We’re grateful to them and to their families for their exceptional effort
during this time.”

MIC expects its financial results for the fourth quarter to reflect
approximately $2.3 million in payments of insurance deductibles and less than
$5 million in total impact from the storm.

About Macquarie Infrastructure Company

Macquarie Infrastructure Company owns, operates and invests in a diversified
group of infrastructure businesses providing basic, everyday services, to
customers in the United States. Its businesses consist of three energy-related
businesses including a gas production and distribution business (Hawaii Gas),
a controlling interest in a district energy business (District Energy), and a
50% interest in a bulk liquid storage terminal business (International-Matex
Tank Terminals). MIC also owns and operates an aviation-related airport
services business (Atlantic Aviation). The Company is managed by a
wholly-owned subsidiary of the Macquarie Group. For additional information,
please visit the Macquarie Infrastructure Company website at
www.macquarie.com/mic. MIC-G

Forward-Looking Statements

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"estimate,” "intend,” "should,” "would,” "could,” "potentially,” or "may” or
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these forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements in this release
are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, some of which are beyond
MIC’s control including, among other things: changes in general economic or
business conditions; its ability to service, comply with the terms of and
refinance debt, successfully integrate and manage acquired businesses, retain
or replace qualified employees, manage growth, make and finance future
acquisitions, and implement its strategy; its shared decision-making with
co-investors over investments including the distribution of dividends; its
regulatory environment establishing rate structures and monitoring quality of
service, demographic trends, the political environment, the economy, tourism,
construction and transportation costs, air travel, environmental costs and
risks, fuel and gas costs; its ability to recover increases in costs from
customers, reliance on sole or limited source suppliers, risks or conflicts of
interests involving its relationship with the Macquarie Group and changes in
U.S. federal tax law.

MIC’s actual results, performance, prospects or opportunities could differ
materially from those expressed in or implied by the forward-looking
statements. Additional risks of which MIC is not currently aware could also
cause its actual results to differ. In light of these risks, uncertainties and
assumptions, you should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking
statements. The forward-looking events discussed in this release may not
occur. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this
release. MIC undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise, except as required by law.

MIC is not an authorized deposit-taking institution for the purposes of the
Banking Act 1959 (Commonwealth of Australia). The obligations of MIC do not
represent deposits or other liabilities of Macquarie Bank Limited ABN 46 008
583 542 (MBL). MBL does not guarantee or otherwise provide assurance in
respect of the obligations of MIC.

Contact:

Macquarie Infrastructure Company
Investor enquiries
Jay A. Davis, 212-231-1825
Investor Relations
or
Media enquiries
Paula Chirhart, 212-231-1310
Corporate Communications
 
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