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12/18/2015 General

Southwest Florida International Airport Reports November Traffic

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
REPORTS NOVEMBER TRAFFIC

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Dec. 18, 2015) – During November, 720,556 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport, an increase of 7.6 percent compared to November 2014. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 4.6 percent from the same period last year.

The traffic leader in November was Southwest with 144,114 passengers traveling to and from Fort Myers. Rounding out the top five airlines were Delta (134,667), JetBlue (91,462), Spirit (68,758) and US Airways (65,712).

Southwest Florida International Airport had 6,910 aircraft movements (takeoffs and landings), an increase of 3.9 percent compared to November 2014. Page Field saw 8,341 movements, a 0.2 percent decrease from November 2014. In addition, nearly 2.6 million pounds of air freight moved through Southwest Florida International Airport in November 2015, a decrease of 0.9 percent compared to November 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.