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|Earliest Flight Departure Date||Oct 3|
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|Popular Airlines||JetBlue Airways|
Visitors coming from Newark to Fort Myers, Florida, are in for a warm welcome. The mild year-round climate of this area, creates a perfect place for visitors looking for a relaxing vacation, but the city also attracts those on business.
Popular activities and attractions include swamp tours, boat rides, fishing and relaxing at Captiva Beach. Visitors also enjoy exploring the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium, a 105-acre complex with a museum and nature trails. History buffs may want to tour the winter homes of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, which are both located in Fort Myers.
The Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) serves several cities in the Southwest Florida region, including Fort Meyers, Naples, Cape Coral, Bonita Springs and Sanibel Island.
Located 15.8 miles from Fort Myers, RSW is one of the busiest single runway airports in the U.S. Because of its location near several local attractions, it is recommended that visitors get a rental car upon arriving at the airport.
Visitors flying to RSW from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) have several options when it comes to flight itinerary. There are many nonstop flights between the two airports, which last a little over three hours. For trips that do make a stop, most itineraries will include a layover in Charlotte, Orlando or Atlanta. These trips last approximately four and a half to five and a half hours, depending on the length of your layover.