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6/28/2016 General

Southwest Florida International Airport Reports May Traffic

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
REPORTS MAY TRAFFIC

FORT MYERS, Fla. (June 27, 2016) – During May, 606,833 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport, an increase of 0.6 percent compared to May 2015. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 5.4 percent from the same period last year.

The traffic leader in May was Delta Air Lines with 158,160 passengers traveling to and from Fort Myers. Rounding out the top five airlines were Southwest (139,150), American (101,458), JetBlue (77,417) and United (46,472).

Southwest Florida International Airport had 5,707 aircraft movements (takeoffs and landings), a decrease of 6.6 percent compared to May 2015. Page Field saw 9,421 movements, an 11.5 percent increase from May 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 atwww.facebook.com/flyRSW.