FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 20, 2021) – During March, 1,162,342 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers, Fla. This was an increase of 35 percent compared to March 2020 and an increase of 60.2 percent increase compared to February 2021. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is down 20.4 percent compared to last year.
The traffic leader in March was Southwest Airlines with 284,606 total passengers. Rounding out the top five airlines were Delta (182,846), United (146,494), American (135,886) and Spirit (127,161).
Southwest Florida International Airport had 11,472 aircraft operations, an increase of 7.5 percent compared to March 2020. Page Field saw 12,794 operations, a 0.6 percent increase compared to March 2020.
Southwest Florida International Airport served nearly 6 million passengers in 2020 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.