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6/23/2015 General

Southwest Florida International Airport Reports May Traffic

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
REPORTS MAY TRAFFIC

FORT MYERS, Fla. (June 22, 2015) – During May, 602,891 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport, an increase of 2 percent compared to May 2014. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 4.8 percent from the same period last year.

The traffic leader in May was Delta with 156,411 passengers traveling to and from Fort Myers. Rounding out the top five airlines were Southwest (143,100), US Airways (64,543), JetBlue (62,863) and United (49,951).

Southwest Florida International Airport had 6,113 aircraft movements (takeoffs and landings), an increase of 5.2 percent compared to May 2014. Page Field saw 8,446 movements, an 18.3 percent increase from May 2014. In addition, 2.7 million pounds of air freight moved through Southwest Florida International Airport in May 2015, a decrease of 3 percent compared to May 2014.

Southwest Florida International Airport served more than 7.9 million passengers in 2014 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, visit
www.flylcpa.com or Like Us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/flyRSW.