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Workforce Update: CTC Excels in Training New Aircraft Mechanics

Workforce Update: CTC Excels in Training New Aircraft Mechanics

CTC Graduating First FAA Airframe Powerplant Students Charlotte Technical College (CTC), with campuses in Port Charlotte and at Punta Gorda Airport, is celebrating successes as the program reaches new heights. Read the Article here.  CTC Aviation Mechanics Program

Travel Tip: Arrive 2 Hours Early for Morning Flights

Travel Tip: Arrive 2 Hours Early for Morning Flights

An average of eight flights depart within a two-hour window each morning. That's why airport management, and our airlines, recommend you arrive two hours early for morning flights if you need to check your luggage. If you're wondering how busy the airport will be,...

Save Money by Buying Tickets at the Terminal

Save Money by Buying Tickets at the Terminal

When you purchase Allegiant tickets online, one of the fees is an Electronic Carrier Usage Charge ($22 per person, per segment). Don't let these fees add up by purchasing tickets at the Bailey Terminal during ticketing hours instead: Monday and Friday from 9:30 a.m. –...

Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Program

Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Program

Punta Gorda Airport recently joined the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Program. The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower exists to help those with disabilities that are not immediately obvious such as autism, chronic pain, dementia, anxiety, visual or hearing impairment. Our...

PGD Welcomes Honor Flight on May 2, 2023

PGD Welcomes Honor Flight on May 2, 2023

PLEASE JOIN US TO WELCOME OUR RETURNING VETERANS BACK FROM WASHINGTON D.C. PARKING IS FREE FOR ONE HOUR – then it is a $1/hour thereafter (payable by credit card). May 2, 2023Please meet the Veterans in the baggage claim area at the north end of the Bailey Terminal at...

“Aviation Gives Back” to Local United Way

“Aviation Gives Back” to Local United Way

Chili Cookoff participants included (L to R) Josh Deyarmin, James Parish and Jayanne Sindt. Ten employees contributed chili; several others donated sides and specialties.  Can You Sponsor or Donate Prizes for our Next Campaign? Email Kaley at KMiller@FlyPGD.com for...

CEO Update – Spring 2023

CEO Update – Spring 2023

Provided to the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce Punta Gorda Airport Spring Update Progress at PGD continues with strong visitor traffic for the first quarter of 2023.  Passengers are enjoying the new charger-equipped seating at the Bailey Terminal, which is also...

Allegiant Reveals New Livery at PGD!

Allegiant Reveals New Livery at PGD!

News release provided by Allegiant:   ALLEGIANT UNVEILS SPECIAL TOGETHER WE FLY LIVERY DEDICATED TO ITS EMPLOYEES PUNTA GORDA, Fla., March 16, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) unveiled a special addition to its fleet this week: a one-of-a-kind livery...