Southwest Florida International Airport Reports October Traffic

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 23, 2020) – During October, 417,305 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers, Fla. This is a decrease of 34.7 percent compared to October 2019; however, it is a 63.1 percent increase compared to September 2020.

The traffic leader in October was American Airlines with 91,020 total passengers. Rounding out the top five airlines were Southwest (84,225), Delta (68,830), United (50,131) and JetBlue (44,011).

In October, 3,516,841 pounds of air freight were carried through the airport, which was a record-breaking number for that month. Air freight for the year is currently up 1.4 percent.

Southwest Florida International Airport had 5,384 aircraft operations, a decrease of 1.2 percent compared to October 2019. Page Field saw 12,391 operations, a 15.9 percent increase compared to October 2019.

Southwest Florida International Airport served more than 10.2 million passengers in 2019 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 Like Us on Facebook at

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