SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT REPORTS SEPTEMBER TRAFFIC
FORT MYERS, Fla. (Oct. 27, 2022) – During September, 515,077 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers. This was a decrease of 6.5 percent compared to September 2021; however, it was still the second-best September in the 39-year history of the airport and included three days of operations lost to Hurricane Ian. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 10 percent compared to last year.
The traffic leader in September was Delta with 135,719 total passengers. Rounding out the top five airlines were Southwest (107,887), American (79,539), JetBlue (59,742) and United (55,357).
Southwest Florida International Airport had 4,657 aircraft operations, a decrease of 17 percent compared to September 2021. Page Field (FMY) saw 12,872 operations, an 11 percent increase compared to September 2021 and the best September in nearly 40 years.
Southwest Florida International Airport served more than 10.3 million passengers in 2021 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 flylcpa.com or facebook.com/flyRSW.