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6/26/2014 General

Passenger Traffic at RSW was Up In May Vs. Last Year

During May, 591,116 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport, an increase of 2.5 percent compared with May 2013. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 3.8 percent from the same period last year. The traffic leader in May was Delta with 144,423 passengers traveling to and from Fort Myers. Rounding out the top five airlines were Southwest (118,932), JetBlue (57,731), US Airways (56,017) and American (49,083). Southwest Florida International Airport had 5,813 aircraft movements (takeoffs and landings), a decrease of 6.1 percent compared to May 2013. Page Field saw 7,137 movements, a 2.7 percent increase from May 2013. In addition, nearly 2.8 million pounds of air freight moved through Southwest Florida International Airport in May 2014, an increase of 10.2 percent compared to May 2013. Southwest Florida International Airport served more than 7.6 million passengers in 2013 and is one of the top 50 U.S. airports for passenger traffic. For more information, log onto www.flylcpa.com.