During September, 351,881 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport, a decrease of 6.1 percent compared to September 2010. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 2.7 percent from the same period last year.
The traffic leader in September was Delta with 77,595 passengers traveling to and from Fort Myers. Rounding out the top five airlines were AirTran (56,546), Southwest (53,164), JetBlue (43,595) and US Airways (34,532).
Southwest Florida International Airport had 4,412 aircraft movements (takeoffs and landings), a decrease of 7.2 percent compared to September 2010. Page Field saw 5,237 movements, a 7.7 percent decrease from September 2010. In addition, more than 2.6 million pounds of air freight moved through Southwest Florida International Airport in September 2011, an increase of 2 percent compared to September 2010.
Southwest Florida International Airport served more than 7.5 million passengers in 2010 and is one of the top 50 U.S. airports for passenger traffic. . For more information, log onto www.flylcpa.com