During January, 965,981 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers, Fla., an increase of 8.2 percent compared to January 2017.
The traffic leader in January was Southwest Airlines with 180,817 passengers traveling to and from Fort Myers. Rounding out the top five airlines were Delta Air Lines (172,258), American (126,502), Spirit (113,804) and Frontier (111,900).
Southwest Florida International Airport had 9,266 aircraft operations, an increase of 2.8 percent compared to January 2017. Page Field saw 8,437 operations, a 9.5 percent decrease from January 2017. In addition, more than 2.7 million pounds of air freight moved through Southwest Florida International Airport in January 2018.
Southwest Florida International Airport served more than 8.8 million passengers in 2017 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.