Southwest Florida International
Southwest Florida International Airport serves a number of cities in Southwest Florida, including Naples, Captiva Island, Fort Myers and Cape Coral. Over 7.5 million passengers passed through Southwest Florida International Airport in 2010, making it one of the most active single runway airports in the United States.
With a collection of public art on display within the terminal as well as a great modern design and free wifi throughout the terminal, Southwest Florida International Airport is the perfect gateway to the sunny beaches and golf courses of Florida.
The airport is located 10 miles (16km) southeast of Fort Myers.
Getting to the city
LeeTran provides public transportation between 7.25am and 9.25pm on weekdays an hourly basis to a transfer point, located at Daniels Parkway and U.S. 41, where connections can be made to the remainder of the LeeTran routes. Many hotels in the area offer a shuttle bus service to and from the airport. Taxis and limousines are also available.
GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).
Tel: +1 239 768 4381.
Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty are all represented at the airport.
Taxis operate on a fixed fare system and can be ordered from the transportation booths located within the terminal building. Fares are calculated on a zone system and for a maximum of three passengers. A $10 surcharge is levied for each additional passenger. It costs $50 to get to Cape Coral and $35 to take a taxi to Fort Myers.
The airport has ATMs, a currency exchange office and several cafes, restaurants and bars. The business centre on Level 2 offers fax and photocopy facilities, laptop connections and internet access. Disabled facilities are good; those with special needs should contact their airline in advance.
Short-term parking is available directly in front of the terminal and costs $2 for the first 20 minutes (after the initial 20 minutes of free parking), $3 for the first hour and a daily rate of $18. Long-term parking is farther away and connected by a free shuttle service. Long-term parking costs $2 per hour and $11 per day.
Airlines providing flights to Southwest Florida International include Air Berlin, Air Canada, AirTran Airways, American Airlines, American Eagle, Cape Air, Comefly, Continental Express, Delta Airlines, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, Sunwing Airlines, United Express, USA3000 Airlines, US Airways and WestJet.
Free wifi is provided throughout the airport.
Faxing, copying and FedEx services, as well as workstations, are available at the business centre on the second level.
Southwest Florida International Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.