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7/23/2014 General

Traffic Up In June at RSW

During June, 478,692 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport, an increase of 1.2 percent compared to June 2013. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 3.5 percent from the same period last year. The traffic leader in June was Delta with 115,919 passengers traveling to and from Fort Myers. Rounding out the top five airlines were Southwest (81,846), JetBlue (53,193), American (47,274) and US Airways (42,821). Southwest Florida International Airport had 4,669 aircraft movements (takeoffs and landings), a decrease of 8.1 percent compared to June 2013. Page Field saw 6,850 movements, a 24.3 percent increase from June 2013. In addition, 2.3 million pounds of air freight moved through Southwest Florida International Airport in June 2014, an increase of 2 percent compared to June 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, visit www.flylcpa.com.