Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers, Florida, continues to record record passenger numbers each month. During June, 586,319 passengers traveled through the airport, an increase of 7.4 percent compared to June 2018. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 9.4 percent compared to last year.
The traffic leader in June was Delta Air Lines with 153,972 passengers traveling to and from Fort Myers. Rounding out the top five airlines were Southwest (123,772), American (95,304), JetBlue (67,932) and United (53,464).
Southwest Florida International Airport had 4,804 aircraft operations, a decrease of 1 percent compared to June 2018. Page Field saw 8,583 operations, a 12.4 percent increase from June 2018. In addition, slightly more than 2.6 million pounds of air freight moved through Southwest Florida International Airport in June 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.