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3/23/2016 General

Southwest Florida International Airport Reports February Traffic

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT REPORTS FEBRUARY TRAFFIC

FORT MYERS, Fla. (March 21, 2016) – During February, 989,845 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport, an increase of 9.3 percent compared to February 2015. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 8.4 percent from the same period last year.

The traffic leader in February was Southwest with 199,339 passengers traveling to and from Fort Myers. Rounding out the top five airlines were Delta (184,552), American (138,890), JetBlue (110,915) and Spirit (103,501).  

Southwest Florida International Airport had 8,840 aircraft movements (takeoffs and landings), an increase of 5.6 percent compared to February 2015. Page Field saw 10,484 movements, a 32 percent increase from February 2015. In addition, nearly 2.6 million pounds of air freight moved through Southwest Florida International Airport in February 2016, a slight increase compared to February 2015. 

Southwest Florida International Airport served nearly 8.4 million passengers in 2015 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

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