FORT MYERS, Fla. (June 24, 2021) – During May, a record-breaking 946,366 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers. This was an increase of 562 percent compared to May 2020 and more than 30 percent above May 2019. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 34.9 percent compared to last year.
The traffic leader in May was Southwest Airlines with 212,214 total passengers. Rounding out the top five airlines were Delta (193,971), American (124,336), United (122,108) and JetBlue (94,007).
Southwest Florida International Airport had 9,203 aircraft operations, an increase of nearly 175 percent compared to May 2020. Page Field saw 12,097 operations, a 24.7 percent increase compared to May 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.