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COVID-19 Response & Updates

March 17th, 2020|

PUNTA GORDA AIRPORT IS OPEN! Charlotte County Airport Authority and PGD staff are continually monitoring the COVID-19 coronavirus and are taking the appropriate actions to ensure the safety of the passengers, employees, tenants and visitors that utilize PGD.   4/01/20 UPDATE Punta Gorda Airport is encompassed in the U.S. Department [...]

NOTAMS – PGD Closures Feb. 17-20, 2020

February 17th, 2020|

ATTENTION PILOTS & TENANTS Please be advised of the following closures starting Monday, Feb. 17, 2020: Monday through Thursday Taxiway C will be closed from Taxiway A to Taxiway D for milling operations. Tuesday 600-series T-hangars will be closed due to paving on Taxiway E. Any tenant who would like [...]

Holiday Travel Tips & Reminders

December 18th, 2019|

Keep Your Spirits Bright! Arrive Two Hours Before Your Flight. Holiday travel time is finally here. But do not worry, you have nothing to fear.  Just be forewarned of what may be; loads of extra passengers and luggage to see!  PGD staff is on the double, so here are some tips [...]

Air Show TFRs Oct. 31 – Nov. 2

October 14th, 2019|

The Punta Gorda Airport is hosting the Florida International Air Show Nov. 1-3, 2019. Pilots and tenants should be prepared for multiple Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs) starting on Thursday, Oct. 31 as the aerial surveys and practices begin. TFR is 5NM from PGD and from surface to 15,000 feet [...]

Tenant Meeting Oct. 16 – Runway Construction

October 10th, 2019|

Tenant Meeting - Construction Impacts & Runway Safety Program Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019 1 p.m. at the Board Room 7375 Utilities Road, PGD Join us to learn more about the Runway Safety Program and upcoming construction phasing plan for 15-33. Speakers include George Harper, Air Traffic Manager and Ben Duke, Airside [...]

Traffic Advisory – Paving On Piper Road

October 9th, 2019|

Provided by Charlotte County:  TRAFFIC ADVISORY Intermittent Lane Closures on Piper Road Between Henry Street and Jones Loop Road CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. (Oct. 4, 2019) – Piper Road, between Henry Street and Jones Loop Road, will have intermittent lane closures on Monday, Oct. 7 until Friday, Oct. 18. This [...]

Advisories For Training Exercise Sept. 17

September 11th, 2019|

Law Enforcement and emergency responders from local agencies will take part in a full-scale training exercise at Punta Gorda Airport on the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. The exercise will simulate an emergency response scenario at the Bailey Terminal and commercial passenger areas.  The Viking Avenue entrance road [...]

Airport Hurricane Preparations

August 29th, 2019|

Punta Gorda Airport’s management and operations teams are working to secure the airport property and make preparations for potential impacts from Hurricane Dorian. Punta Gorda Airport and its runways will remain open as long as conditions are safe.  However, if winds are sustained at ~50 MPH, aircraft operations and [...]

Travel Advisory – Fly with a REAL ID

August 28th, 2019|

The following information is provided by TSA: Flying with a REAL ID Save the date. Beginning October 1, 2020, every air traveler 18 years of age and older will need a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or another acceptable form of ID to fly within the United States. Check [...]

NOTAM for Runway 4-22

August 12th, 2019|

Temporary Night Closures Runway 4-22 will be closed at the following times for maintenance surveys: 11 p.m. on 8/13/19 until 6 a.m. on 8/14/19 11 p.m. on 8/14/19 until 6 a.m. on 8/15/19 11 p.m. on 8/15/19 until 6 a.m. on 8/16/19 Runway 15-33 will remain open for aircraft [...]

FAA Expands Opportunities for Safe Drone Operations

July 23rd, 2019|

Read PGD's Airspace Incursion Safety Notice This news release was provided by the FAA: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) beginning on July 23 will expand the Low Altitude Authorization and Capability (LAANC) system to include recreational flyers. This action will significantly increase the ability of drone pilots to gain [...]

Runway Construction Updates

July 1st, 2019|

Runway 15-33 Rehabilitation and Extension This project consists of constructing a 593-foot extension on the south end of Runway 15-33 (increasing the length to 6,281 feet) and rehabilitating the existing runway pavement. In addition, Woodlawn Drive will be realigned to be outside the limits of the new Runway Protection Zone [...]

Airspace Incursion Safety Notice

June 7th, 2019|

The purpose of this notice is to highlight potential dangers to aircraft around the Punta Gorda Airport, and to ask for community assistance in enforcement of state and federal statutes. View the flyer.  Please avoid setting off fireworks, or releasing sky lanterns or balloons, within a five-mile radius of [...]

Travel Tip – Secure & Declare Firearms

May 16th, 2019|

The following information is provided by TSA: Transporting Firearms and Ammunition You may transport unloaded firearms in a locked hard-sided container as checked baggage only. Declare the firearm and/or ammunition to the airline when checking your bag at the ticket counter. The container must completely secure the firearm from being [...]

Notice to Aviation Community – TFR for October 31

October 22nd, 2018|

Please see this important PDF regarding the temporary flight restriction (TFR) effective for all PGD operations EXCEPT commercial scheduled service and anyone on a flight plan. No flight training or local flights during this time: October 31 from 5:45 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. local time. Return to PGD BUZZ [...]

Notice to Aviation Community – TFRs for Air Show Oct. 19-21

October 1st, 2018|

Please see the following important PDF memo regarding the Florida International Air Show flying activity at PGD October 19-21, 2018.   AIRSPACE TFR FDC 8/9570 ZMA FL..AIRSPACE PUNTA GORDA, FL..TEMPORARY FLIGHT RESTRICTION. PURSUANT TO 14 CFR SECTION 91.145, MANAGEMENT OF AIRCRAFT OPERATIONS IN THE VICINITY OF AERIAL DEMONSTRATIONS AND MAJOR [...]

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