During July, 530,428 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers, Fla., an increase of 9.6 percent compared to July 2016.  Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 2.6 percent from the same period last year.

The traffic leader in July was Delta Air Lines with 126,717 passengers traveling to and from Fort Myers. Rounding out the top five airlines were Southwest (116,242), American (97,313), JetBlue (60,711) and United (44,087).

Southwest Florida International Airport had 4,826 aircraft operations, an increase of 8.9 percent compared to July 2016. Page Field saw 6,681 operations, a 12.7 percent decrease from July 2016. In addition, slightly more than 2.5 million pounds of air freight moved through Southwest Florida International Airport in July 2017, an increase of 6.2 percent compared to July 2016.

Southwest Florida International Airport served 8.6 million passengers in 2016 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 or Like Us on Facebook at