During August, 526,519 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers, an increase of 5.1% compared with August 2018. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 8.4% compared with last year.
The traffic leader in August was Delta Air Lines with 137,296 passengers traveling to and from Fort Myers. Rounding out the top five airlines were American (100,365), Southwest (91,766), JetBlue (62,022) and United (45,040).
Southwest Florida International Airport had 4,439 aircraft operations, a decrease of 0.3% compared to August 2018. Page Field saw 7,965 operations, a 2.1% increase from August 2018. In addition, slightly more than 3 million pounds of air freight moved through Southwest Florida International Airport in August 2019.