Which Airlines Service Southwest Florida International Airport?


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Airlines that service Southwest Florida Airport are: Airberlin, Air Canada, AirTran Airways, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines/Delta Connection, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Silver Airways, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Sun Country, United Airlines, US Airways and WestJet. More information about them is available on the airport's official website.

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Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) is also known as Fort Myers Airport because of its proximity to Fort Myers, Florida. Southwest Florida International Airport gained international status in 1993. Before that, it was a regional airport with a designation of RSW for Regional South-West. The airport was opened on May 14, 1983 and is located on Florida's Gulf Coast.

Southwest Florida International Airport processes passengers and cargo. U.S. Customs and Border Protection has a field office in the airport that enforces import and export laws. The Port of Fort Myers' officers also inspect cargo for animal and plant pests and diseases and deal with aliens arriving in the U.S.

The airport serves seven million passengers a year. Planes fly out of the airport to over 31 destinations in the U.S. and abroad, to Germany and Canada, for instance, without stops. There is short-term and long-term parking available at the airport, along with public transportation facilities and taxi service. There are nearby hotels that run shuttle services to the airport.

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