Record August for Southwest Florida International Airport

October 2, 2019 2:01 pm

It has been a record August for Southwest Florida International Airport.

During the month, 526,519 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers. This was up 5.1% on August 2018 and is a record August. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 8.4% on last year.

The top traffic carrier in August was Delta Air Lines with 137,296 passengers traveling to and from Fort Myers. Making up the top five are American (100,365), Southwest (91,766), JetBlue (62,022) and United (45,040).

Southwest Florida International Airport had 4,439 aircraft operations, down 0.3% on August 2018.

Page Field saw 7,965 operations, up 2.1% on August 2018. In addition, slightly more than 3 million pounds of air freight moved through Southwest Florida International Airport in August 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 and also construction.

Source: https://www.flylcpa.com/uploads/newsfiles/file496.pdf