The closest airport to Fort Myers is Southwest Florida International Airport , which is located off I-75 at exit 131 or exit 128. The airport is to southeast of the city. Directions to the airport, along with schedules, flight information including arrivals and delays, are available on the official airport Web site -

For more information visitors can contact the airport directly by mail: Lee County Port Authority, Southwest Florida International Airport, 11000 Terminal Access Road, Suite 8671, Fort Myers, Florida 33913-8899 or Phone: (239) 590-4800

Once you landed, you can obtain a ride to Fort Myers from the airport by cab, and visitors should be aware that trip fares are based on defined zones, not meters. Be sure to confirm the zone that you’re traveling to with the travel. Additionally, the set fare is valid for up to three passengers, and each additional passenger is $10 extra, regardless of the zone. Zones vary in price, with the higher zone numbers having a higher fare. Zone map and rates can be found at

Shared ride ground transportation, such as shuttle buses, can also be requested at the ground transportation area near baggage claim.
 Many local hotels offer shuttle service for their guests -  check the list at

Lee Tran provides public transportation between 7am and 9pm. For routes, schedule and fares check

For those taking a driving trip to Florida, the City of Palms is a hard one to miss. It is located just off Interstate 75 on the Gulf Coast.