Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) was certified for operation in May 1983. In response to over two decades of record-breaking growth, a bright, modern, state-of-the-art terminal opened in 2005. This award-winning facility was designed with today's traveler in mind and tomorrow's opportunities in view. RSW served more than 7.4 million passengers in 2009, and is one of the top 50 U.S. airports for passenger traffic. Today, 20 airline partners serve RSW with nonstop service throughout North America and international service to Canada and Germany. With flights to major gateways like Atlanta, Chicago, New York and more, travelers have access to convenient connections worldwide. Location, Location, Location A big part of the energy and excitement surrounding Southwest Florida International Airport comes from the region it serves - the five counties of Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades. Southwest Florida, known for its beautiful weather, outdoor activities and world-renowned pristine beaches, is a popular leisure destination that attracts visitors from all over the globe. While people are shoveling snow off their driveways elsewhere, Southwest Florida residents and visitors enjoy picturesque golf courses, outdoor activities and experience the best that nature has to offer. Located in Fort Myers, the airport is perfectly positioned to serve the greater Southwest Florida area, including Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Sanibel, Captiva, Greater Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades, Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf Islands as well as other points along Florida's Gulf Coast. Visitors can go from bag claim to beach in under 30 minutes. With quick access to Interstate 75 and U.S. 41,
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