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12/17/2014 General

Southwest Florida International Airport Reports November Traffic

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Dec.17, 2014) – During November, 669,567 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport, an increase of 4.8 percent compared to November 2013. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 4.4 percent from the same period last year.

The traffic leader in November was Southwest with 132,394 passengers traveling to and from Fort Myers. Rounding out the top five airlines were Delta (124,230), JetBlue (79,557), US Airways (69,214) and Spirit (68,717).

Southwest Florida International Airport had 6,649 aircraft movements (takeoffs and landings), a decrease of 1 percent compared to November 2013. Page Field saw 8,359 movements, a 15.3 percent increase from November 2013. In addition, slightly more than 2.6 million pounds of air freight moved through Southwest Florida International Airport in November 2014, a decrease of 9.6 percent compared to November 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. No ad valorem (property) taxes are used for airport operation or construction. For more information, log onto www.flylcpa.com or Like Us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/flyRSW.