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Travel Tip: Arrive 2 Hours Early for Flights

Travel Tip: Arrive 2 Hours Early for Flights

Arrive Early! Terminal Upgrades in Progress. We recommend you arrive at least two hours early for flights, especially if you need to park and check your luggage. MONITOR YOUR RESERVATION Watch your flight for possible last-minute changes or delays. Whether by app or...

PGD Passengers Save Time & Money

PGD Passengers Save Time & Money

Data Shows Punta Gorda Airport Offers Lowest Average Airfare in Southwest Florida We’re excited to announce that PGD was named one of the most affordable airports for domestic flights! According to figures from NetCredit, PGD was ranked third least expensive on the...

Jumpstart Your Career as an A&P Aircraft Mechanic!

Jumpstart Your Career as an A&P Aircraft Mechanic!

Fuel your career in aviation mechanics! Now enrolling adults and high school students. Aircraft technicians are urgently needed. Currently, 30% of the workforce is at or near retirement, and over the next 20 years, Boeing estimates more than 750,000 new aircraft...

Receive FREE Curtiss The Hawk Socks

Receive FREE Curtiss The Hawk Socks

Receive FREE Curtiss The Hawk Socks Attention PGD Travelers and Collectors: Curtiss the Hawk, PGD's new mascot, is now available in collectible form! The 8.5-inch tall plush toy is a replica of the full-size mascot, and makes for a perfect travel companion and gift....

Southern Living Feature: 14 Best Things to Do In Punta Gorda!

Southern Living Feature: 14 Best Things to Do In Punta Gorda!

By Jennifer Prince Florida typically draws crowds for one of two pastimes: theme parks and beaches. And while both are worthy reasons to head to the Sunshine State, the inner waterways are often the unsung heroes of those wishing for a quieter vacation. If you’re...

PGD to GRR – A Foodie Paradise

PGD to GRR – A Foodie Paradise

Take a trip to Grand Rapids, Michigan with low-cost nonstop Allegiant flights from PGD to GRR! Grand Rapids is a vacation destination that combines the charming countryside, rich local cuisine and hoppy delights of craft beer. Grand Rapids promises an enriching...

 PGD Awarded Funds for Bailey Terminal Expansion

 PGD Awarded Funds for Bailey Terminal Expansion

PGD To Receive $10 Million for Bailey Terminal Expansion PUNTA GORDA, FL (Feb 15, 2024) – Today, the Charlotte County Airport Authority received notice of a $10 million award through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for the rehabilitation and expansion of the Bailey...

2024 “Aviation Gives Back” Doubles Prior Year’s Donations!

2024 “Aviation Gives Back” Doubles Prior Year’s Donations!

Grillmasters (L to R) Brett White, James Parish and Ray Laroche cooked hamburgers and hotdogs. 2024 Aviation Gives Back Benefits Local United Way   Punta Gorda, FL (Feb. 14, 2024) –  The Charlotte County Airport Authority (CCAA) is pleased to announce it raised $6,320...

Terminal Upgrades Start This Week

Terminal Upgrades Start This Week

Passengers Advised to Arrive Early The first phase of the Bailey Terminal expansion will begin Feb. 6, 2024.  The small building just south of the Bailey Terminal, formerly the Snack Shack, will be demolished. Passengers should be aware of temporary lane shifts and...

PGD to TVC – Golf Getaway

PGD to TVC – Golf Getaway

Plan your next golf getaway to Traverse City, Michigan with nonstop Allegiant flights from PGD to TVC! As soon as the snow melts – and until it falls again – golf is the game in northern Michigan. Rolling hills, crystal-clear waters peeking through the trees and...

Enroll in TSA PreCheck Feb. 5-16!

Enroll in TSA PreCheck Feb. 5-16!

TSA PreCheck Mobile Enrollment Returns to PGD Make an appointment for Feb. 5 –  Feb. 16, 2024 at  TSAenrollmentbyidemia.tsa.dhs.gov THIS IS NOT FOR GLOBAL ENTRY The IDEMIA mobile enrollment truck will be offering TSA PreCheck® Enrollment by IDEMIA in the short term...

Allegiant Launches Nonstop Seasonal Service

Allegiant Launches Nonstop Seasonal Service

News release provided by Allegiant:   Allegiant Launches Seasonal Nonstop Service from Punta Gorda to Four Destinations The Airline’s Full Seasonal Expansion Offers Low-Cost Travel Options on 17 Routes in 23 Cities Beginning in Spring PUNTA GORDA, Fla. Feb. 1, 2024 —...