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Jet Access Flight Training is Now at PGD!

Jet Access Flight Training is Now at PGD!

Jet Access Flight Training at the PGD Air Center!  Benefits Include: Pay as you go Accelerated (or part-time) financed "zero to hero" programs Online Purdue University Global bachelors degree on-top of the accelerated "zero to hero" programs = ~3 years for 1,500...

Mike Thames Honored for Excellence

Mike Thames Honored for Excellence

Punta Gorda Airport’s Mike Thames Honored by the Florida Airports Council for Excellence in Operations PUNTA GORDA, FL (August 4, 2022) – The Florida Airports Council (FAC) named Gregory "Mike" Thames as its 2022 recipient of the Al Gulamali Award for Excellence in...

PGD to TYS – Take Me To Knoxville, Tennessee

PGD to TYS – Take Me To Knoxville, Tennessee

Visit Knoxville, Tennessee – the gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains – with a low-cost, nonstop Allegiant flight from PGD to TYS! Zoo Knoxville has all the koala-fications for an amazing outdoor excursion. You can even pay the animals a nighttime visit if you go on a...

AviationPros Podcast Featuring CEO Parish

AviationPros Podcast Featuring CEO Parish

AviationPros Podcast: 2021 Air Carrier Airport Manager of the Year July 8, 2022 - In this episode of the AviationPros podcast, Editorial Director Joe Petrie spoke with James Parish CEO, Charlotte County Airport Authority and Punta Gorda Airport who was recently named...

James Parish Named FAA’s Airport Manager of the Year

James Parish Named FAA’s Airport Manager of the Year

Punta Gorda Airport’s James Parish Named 2021 Air Carrier Airport Manager of the Year by the Federal Aviation Administration PUNTA GORDA, FL (June 29, 2022) – The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Southern Region Airports Division named James W. Parish, P.E.,...

PGD to DAY – Plan Your Day-cation in Dayton, Ohio

PGD to DAY – Plan Your Day-cation in Dayton, Ohio

Visit Dayton, the birthplace of aviation, with a low-cost, nonstop Allegiant flight from PGD to DAY! Start off at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, where there’s something for everyone! Enjoy interactive and educational exhibits to animals and fossils. Another local...

$3 Million Approved for New A&P Training Facility

$3 Million Approved for New A&P Training Facility

$3 Million in State Funding Approved For New Aviation Technician Facility PUNTA GORDA, FL (June 3, 2022) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority (CCAA) is pleased to announce that $3 million was approved in the Florida State Budget for a new combined hangar and...

PGD to ALB – All-in Albany

PGD to ALB – All-in Albany

Visit Albany, New York's capital and oldest city, with a low-cost, nonstop Allegiant flight from PGD to ALB! A must-see while in Albany is The Berkshires, a vast mountainous region on the border of New York and Massachusetts. The Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary and...

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 fifth on the list. Flight...

Board Guest Column: The Daily Sun

Board Guest Column: The Daily Sun

Paul Andrews is a Charlotte County Airport Authority Commissioner. Column provided to the Charlotte Sun.  What Punta Gorda Airport Can & Can't Do PUNTA GORDA (May 16, 2022) - As one of your fellow Charlotte County neighbors, a licensed aircraft mechanic, Flight...

EAA’s & Arcadia Aerospace Featured in Warbirds Magazine

EAA’s & Arcadia Aerospace Featured in Warbirds Magazine

Caretakers of History Getting the EAA B-17 Back Into the Air "This is the remarkable story of one such group of EAA members and aviation enthusiasts who came together in Punta Gorda, Florida, to save one of the most important living pieces of aviation history."...

Masks No Longer Required by Federal Law

Masks No Longer Required by Federal Law

  PGD's Commitment to Your Safety is NONSTOP... Just Like the Flights. Why Fly PGD? Nonstop Flights Flights offered at PGD are direct, so no stopping at another airport for a connection. Convenience Reduce your stress by using a small airport that’s easy and...