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NASAO Business Partner, Southwest Florida International Airport, reports that during January, 892,905 passengers traveled through the airport, a decrease of 2.8 percent compared to January 2016.

The traffic leader in January was Southwest with 193,959 passengers traveling to and from Fort Myers. Rounding out the top five airlines were Delta Air Lines (164,744), American (112,825), Spirit (110,690) and JetBlue (96,034).

Southwest Florida International Airport had 9,014 aircraft movements (takeoffs and landings), an increase 1.2 percent compared to January 2016. Page Field saw 9,320 movements, a 3.2 percent increase from January 2016. In addition, slightly more than 2.5 million pounds of air freight moved through Southwest Florida International Airport in January 2017, a decrease 3.1 percent compared to January 2016.

Southwest Florida International Airport served 8.6 million passengers in 2016 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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