Available 7 Days/Week       MON - FRI  8am - 7pm       SAT - SUN  10am – 6pm
Call us (239) 379-8200
Apply Now

RSW named fastest growing airport in the country

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Southwest Florida international airport (RSW) is breaking records after being named the fastest growing airport in the country. 

“RSW certainly has been a beneficiary of a lot of traffic coming into this market here in the past several months. A lot of it has to do with just who we are. We are a beautiful state, with beautiful beaches and wonderful places to visit and the airlines have recognized that and obviously the people want to come here,” said Port authority executive director, Ben Siegel. 

Back in March, RSW had 1,162,342 passengers, which is 35 percent higher than last year and an increase of 60.2 percent compared to February 2021. 

“We started seeing the activity growth starting coming in really in February. This time a year we typically start slowing down, but we’re not seeing that slow down that we typically see after Easter. We’re seeing this summer as many as three million additional seats coming into this market over the next several months and that is really leading the country in terms of the number of additional seats coming into a market, no other airport is seeing that type of increases, so it’s pretty exciting for us,” said Siegel. 

With more people flying in and out of RSW, port authority officials have started thinking ahead and have plans to expand in the future. 

 “We have terminal expansion plan that is fully designed right now we’re bidding the project with our project manager and plan to break ground inside this terminal later this year in the fall. The 3 year project will be adding 200,000 square feet of terminal space that will improve the offerings in food, beverage and retail. It will consolidate all of our checkpoints into one central location, so now as a guest when you come through a terminal — you will be screened in a central location and you will be able to go anywhere once you go through security meaning any concourse or gate you want and really explore the terminal on a post-security basis as opposed to being confined to one concourse,” said Siegel. 

The post RSW named fastest growing airport in the country appeared first on NBC2 News.

NBC2 Cape Coral

#capecoralmortgage, #capecoramortgagerates, #mortgagecapecoral, *Top News, Local, News, RSW

Copyright © 2022 Fidelity Home Group supports Equal Housing Opportunity | All Right Reserved  | NMLS Identifier 1834853. Fidelity Home Group is not affiliated with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) or the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). Not intended for legal or financial advice, consult your own professionals if such advice is sought. Accessibility Statement  | Consent to Receive Electronic Loan Documents  |  Cookies Policy   |  Disclosures  | Email and Mobile PolicyFair Lending Policy  |  Mortgage Assumptions  |  NMLS Consumer Access  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Use 

Cape Coral Mortgage | Fidelity Home Group
627 Cape Coral Pkwy W, Suite 202, Cape Coral, FL 33914

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday 8am to 7pm EST
Saturday - Sunday 10am to 6 pm EST

cape coral mortgage, mortgage cape coral, cape coral mortgage rates, cape coral mortgage company, cape coral mortgage lender, cape coral mortgage broker, cape coral mortgage assistance, cape coral condo mortgage, cape coral condo mortgage rates, cape coral condotel mortgage, cape coral condotel mortgage rates, cape coral condo financing, cape coral conodtel financing, mortgage broker near me