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FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 29, 2023) – During October, 737,527 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers. This was a significant increase of 70 percent when compared to the post-Hurricane Ian passenger decreases in October 2022. It is also the second-best October reported in the 41-year history of the airport. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is down 7.4 percent.

The traffic leader in October was Delta with 161,839 passengers. Rounding out the top five airlines were Southwest (132,164), United (114,363), American (114,323) and JetBlue (67,959).

Southwest Florida International Airport had 6,556 aircraft operations, an increase of 31 percent compared to October 2022. Page Field saw 16,831 operations, which was a 68 percent increase compared to October 2022.

Southwest Florida International Airport served a record-breaking 10.3 million passengers in 2022 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

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