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News & Media 2018-02-28T15:41:24+00:00

Punta Gorda Airport Sees Continued Passenger Growth

Punta Gorda, FL (May 7, 2018) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority (CCAA) announces the passenger count for April 2018 was 147,871. This is a 22.45% increase in passenger traffic for April 2018 compared with April 2017, when there were 120,764 passengers. In April 2018 there were 80,621 departing passengers [...]

Punta Gorda Airport Surpasses Monthly Passenger Record

Punta Gorda, FL (April 11, 2018) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority (CCAA) announces that March 2018 was the busiest month in the history of the Punta Gorda Airport (PGD), which experienced a 36.07% increase in commercial passenger traffic over March 2017. At 192,947 total Allegiant passengers, PGD’s March 2018 [...]

PGD Announces NATA Formation Clinic April 2 – 9, 2018

PUNTA GORDA, FL (April 2, 2018) –  The North American Training Association (NATA) will be hosting a flying formation clinic at the Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) April 2 - 9, 2018. PGD will welcome approximately 30 pilots flying T-6 Texan aircraft – the most common trainer plane based here at [...]

Sunseeker Resort Deserves Support

Letter to the Editor by Punta Gorda Airport CEO James W. Parish, P.E. CHARLOTTE SUN (March 21, 2018) –  As the CEO of the Punta Gorda Airport, I’m proud of our partnership with Allegiant and the positive impacts it has spurred.  Allegiant has consistently grown its commercial flight offerings, invested in [...]

Tips for Less-Stress Airline Travel

Column by Punta Gorda Airport CEO James W. Parish, P.E. CHARLOTTE SUN (March 5, 2018) - This year is an exciting year for the Punta Gorda Airport. In fact, the airport will be celebrating its 75th year in existence since the Army Air Corps activated the Punta Gorda Army Airfield in [...]

Punta Gorda Airport to Present Master Plan Update

Punta Gorda, FL (Jan. 17, 2018) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority (CCAA) announces its final Master Plan Update presentation will be held on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018 at 5 p.m. in the Myakka River Room at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center in Punta Gorda. The Master Plan [...]

Punta Gorda Airport Announces New Marketing & Communications Manager

PUNTA GORDA, FL (Jan. 12, 2018) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority (CCAA) announces that Kaley R. Miller has joined the Punta Gorda Airport as its Marketing & Communications Manager. Kaley will assist the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in a variety of airport marketing initiatives, public outreach and communications functions [...]

PGD Passenger Count Year End 2017

Punta Gorda Airport Year-End Passenger Traffic Up 15.65%   Punta Gorda, FL (January 10, 2018) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority (CCAA) announces the Punta Gorda Airport passenger count for 2017 was 1,293,337. This is a 15.65% increase in passenger traffic for 2017 compared with 1,118,303 passengers in 2016. For [...]

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