General Airport Information
Southwest Florida International Airport is located southeast of the City of Fort Myers, roughly three miles east of I-75 (exit 131 southbound, exit 128 northbound) and south off Treeline Ave. For a map and driving directions, click here. The airport's mailing address is 11000 Terminal Access Road, Suite 8671, Fort Myers, FL 33913.
Passengers age 18 and older must present photo identification, such as a passport, driver's license or military ID issued by a local, state or federal government agency. For international flights, valid passports, visas or other documentation may be required. Passengers without proper identification may be denied boarding. For more information, call the TSA Contact Center toll free at (866) 289-9673 during the following hours: Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 10 p.m., and Saturday, Sunday and holidays from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. You may also e-mail TSA-ContactCenter@dhs.gov.
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) regulations allow only passengers with tickets through security clearance areas and into the concourses. If you are assisting or meeting a child traveling alone, a person with a disability or someone else who needs your help, please contact your airline.
Check with your airline, as quantity, size, and weight restrictions vary by carrier. For a list of airlines, click here.
Please contact your airline and ask for its recommendation. Recommended check-in times differ by airline and change during peak travel times. Click here for a list of airlines, their toll-free phone numbers and links to their websites. During peak travel times, the Transportation Security Administration recommends that passengers arrive at the airport at least two hours before their scheduled departure time for a domestic flight and three hours prior to the departure of an international flight.
Southwest Florida International Airport offers service on more than 17 air carriers to 45 nonstop destinations including flights to Germany (Düsseldorf) and Canada (Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto) - as well as convenient connecting service to destinations worldwide. For a listing of those airlines, their toll-free phone numbers and links to their websites, click here.
Animals (excluding service or law enforcement) are prohibited inside the terminal unless they are carried in approved travel containers. If you would like to walk your dog, there are designated Dog Walk Areas at both ends of the terminal on the lower level (near the gazebo and loading dock), or across the street from baggage claim on the lower level near the parking garage. Please remember to clean up after your pets.
There are no airline lounges or clubs at Southwest Florida International Airport.
Our Business Center, located on the main terminal level (2nd floor) near Concourse B, provides a variety of useful services for the business traveler. There, you may purchase travelers checks, phone cards, travel insurance, money transfers, and money orders. In addition, you may exchange hundreds of currencies, hire a notary, make copies, send a fax, or check email at the internet kiosks. U.S. mail and FedEx drop-offs are also located at the Business Center; however, there are no shipping or postage services offered. The Business Center is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 7 days a week.
There are a number of ATMs available throughout the main terminal and Concourse D. Please see the terminal map to find the one most convenient for you.
There is a wide variety of food and beverage options. Please click here to see a full list and map of locations.
Anywhere inside the terminal! Southwest Florida International Airport offers free Wi-Fi service (RSWiFly).
No, current security procedures prohibit lockers or item storage in the airport terminal. All items must remain with their owner.
If you are inside the terminal, you may locate a white courtesy phone and simply pick it up. You will be connected to someone who will accommodate your request. If you are outside the terminal or prefer to use your cell phone, you may call 239-590-4810.
Please check with the airline that issued the ticket for the person who is traveling. Click here for a list of airline phone numbers and websites.
Lost and Found
If you lost your baggage or an item on the aircraft, please contact your airline. Click here for a list of airline phone numbers and websites.
If you lost your item at the security checkpoint, please contact the TSA by emailing TellTSARSW@dhs.gov or calling 239-210-6419.
If you lost your item elsewhere in the terminal, please contact the Lee County Port Authority by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 239-590-4810.
Flight Information Display Systems are located throughout the terminal and provide information about flight arrivals, departures, gates and baggage claim carousels. The same information is available in real time on the airport's website (click here). Please note, it is highly recommended that you contact the airline directly for the most current flight status information.
The airport offers two parking options: Short-term Parking (garage), where the first 20 minutes of parking is free, and the Long-term lot, which utilizes shuttle service to and from the terminal. For parking fees and a locator map, click here. The curb is not a parking option- vehicles left unattended at the terminal curb will be towed!
Cell Phone Lot
Yes. Follow Terminal Access road inbound from Treeline Ave. and turn left into Airport Plaza in the center median. For a map, click here. Have your party call you after they have retrieved their luggage, and you may pick them up at lower level curbside. Please note, the cell phone lot is not equipped with restroom facilities and is intended to be used only for brief periods of time.
Lodging and Tourism Information
The Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau can provide you with information for many local lodging options. Whether you'd like to stay near the airport or stay on one of our sunny beaches, they can point you in the right direction. Click here to get started! Additionally, you may find hotel courtesy phones in the baggage claim level of the terminal. Many offer shuttle service, as well. Just select your preferred hotel and you will connect instantly.
The Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau staffs information at kiosks at various locations in the terminal, where maps and literature are also available. For other information, visit the following websites: