Punta Gorda Airport and the Charlotte County Airport Authority have been covered in various local and national news sources throughout the month of January 2019. Meltwater Media Monitoring Report: Interactive Version (Password: PGD) PDF Version Summary of Articles in the Charlotte Sun: PDF Version
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When you purchase Allegiant tickets online, one of the fees is an Electronic Carrier Usage Charge ($18 per person, per segment). Don't let these fees add up by purchasing tickets at the Bailey Terminal during these hours instead: Monday from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Short-term parking at PGD is free for two hours, so take advantage of this next time you are flying Allegiant! Return to PGD BUZZ
Punta Gorda Airport Five-Year Capital Improvement Program DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT (EA) Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 Open House: 4 - 5:30 p.m. Public Hearing: 5:30 p.m. Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center 75 Taylor St, Punta Gorda, FL 33950 Proposed Airport Improvements: The proposed improvements, collectively referred to in the Draft EA as the Proposed Project, include the following development actions: 1) improving runway safety and function by reconstructing/rehabilitating Runway 04/22 and extending and rehabilitating Runway 15/33; 2) developing a new general aviation terminal facility and new flight school facilities; 3) expanding parking facilities by providing additional public parking and rental [...]
General Aviation tenants at PGD can schedule aircraft fueling services at self-serve prices for February 19 by calling 941-639-4119. Return to PGD BUZZ
Use the Tower? Take the Survey!The Punta Gorda Air Traffic Control Tower strives to provide excellent communications and service. To assist their staff, please fill out this brief survey and return a printed copy to the FBO or the administration office by Jan. 31, 2019. If you would like to email your feedback, please send the completed survey to Airport@flyPGD.com. Thank you for your cooperation and feedback! VIEW THE SURVEY Return to PGD BUZZ
Reaching new heights, breaking new ground, blazing new trails Economic development continues to bloom in beautiful Charlotte County. In this issue of EDP Business Brief, you’ll learn how Punta Gorda Airport continues to reach new heights. You can read about a company that just broke ground here. And how a new grant from the state of Florida will help Charlotte County blaze extraordinary new trails in workforce development. Sign up for the EDP Newsletter Here. Return to PGD BUZZ
CEO's Presentation Now Online PGD's CEO James W. Parish, P.E. delivered his "State of the Airport" presentation at the Charlotte County Airport Authority Board Meeting on Jan. 17, 2019. Click here to view a pdf of the presentation. Return to PGD BUZZ
Recognized for Best Practices in Aircraft Fueling, Service & Ground Handling Punta Gorda, FL (January 10, 2019) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority’s Fixed Base Operator (FBO) at Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) has achieved NATA Safety 1st qualified status in the last quarter of 2018 and is now listed on the NATA FBO Status Map. The National Air Transportation Association (NATA), which represents aviation businesses, developed its 'Safety 1st' program as an educational outreach and training arm to elevate the quality of FBO services and safety. The program brings best-practices training to FBOs and their staff for the safe handling [...]
Year-End Passenger Traffic Up 22% Punta Gorda, FL (January 8, 2019) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority (CCAA) has announced the Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) passenger count for 2018 totaled 1,577,164. This is a 21.95% increase in passenger traffic for 2018 compared with 1,293,337 total passengers in 2017. For the month of December 2018, the total passenger count was 131,423. There were 62,617 boarding passengers and 68,806 arriving passengers, a 2.36% increase over December 2017. The total annual passenger count has continued to increase each year, advancing the airport’s status as an important transportation and economic asset for Charlotte County. [...]