During September, 460,869 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers, Fla., an increase of 10.2 percent compared to September 2018. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 8.5 percent compared to last year.
The traffic leader in September was Delta Air Lines with 105,797 passengers traveling to and from Fort Myers. Rounding out the top five airlines were American (88,436), Southwest (70,682), JetBlue (68,359) and United (39,136).
Southwest Florida International Airport had 4,127 aircraft operations, an increase of 2.1 percent compared to September 2018. Page Field saw 9,030 operations, a 13.6 percent increase from September 2018. In addition, nearly 2.7 million pounds of air freight moved through Southwest Florida International Airport in September 2019. Southwest Florida International Airport served nearly 9.4 million passengers in 2018 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.