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7/20/2015 Member News

Southwest Florida International Airport Reports June Traffic

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
REPORTS JUNE TRAFFIC

FORT MYERS, Fla. (July 20, 2015) – During June, 481,512 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport, an increase of 0.6 percent compared to June 2014. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 4.4 percent from the same period last year.

The traffic leader in June was Delta with 118,259 passengers traveling to and from Fort Myers. Rounding out the top five airlines were Southwest (111,362), JetBlue (55,793), US Airways (46,251) and American (35,990).

Southwest Florida International Airport had 4,749 aircraft movements (takeoffs and landings), an increase of 1.7 percent compared to June 2014. Page Field saw 7,649 movements, an 11.7 percent increase from June 2014. In addition, nearly 2.5 million pounds of air freight moved through Southwest Florida International Airport in June 2015, an increase of 8.3 percent compared to June 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.