Airport Passenger Activity

Airport Passenger Activity

Last Updated: May 17th, 2024

Summary

  • Seasonally-adjusted passenger traffic for the three airports amounted to 1,449,190 in April 2024, a less than 1 percent improvement from March 2024 and 12 percent higher than the April 2023 measure.

  • Seasonally-adjusted passenger traffic at RSW was 878,603 in April 2024, down 4 percent from the previous month but 16 percent above the same month last year.
  • PGD’s seasonally-adjusted passenger activity fell to 151,984 in April 2024, down 7 percent from March 2024 and 11 percent below April 2023.
  • SRQ seasonally-adjusted passenger traffic was 363,936 in April 2024, a 4 percent decline from the prior month and 2 percent beneath April 2023.

About the Data

Airport passenger activity represents the sum of arrivals and departures in a given month. Data for each of the three airports is provided by airport authorities at Southwest Florida International Airport, Punta Gorda Airport, and Sarasota Bradenton International Airport. All data is updated on a monthly basis.

Data provided by each of the three local airport authorities were seasonally-adjusted by the Regional Economic Research Institute using the X13-ARIMA-SEATS seasonal adjustment program, software that is produced, distributed and maintained by the U.S. Census Bureau.