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FAA: 5G & Aviation Safety

FAA: 5G & Aviation Safety

PGD is not directly impacted by 5G deployment as we do not have Cat II or Cat III approaches.  However, Airport Authority management continues to follow industry news and provide the following resources: Radio Altimeters & 5G Deployment FAA Website: 5G &...

Fun New Photo Op Spots at PGD!

Fun New Photo Op Spots at PGD!

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Raymond Laroche Named Director of Operations & Maintenance

Raymond Laroche Named Director of Operations & Maintenance

Raymond A. Laroche, A.A.E., Promoted to Director of Operations & Maintenance PUNTA GORDA, FL (January 28, 2022) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority announces that Raymond A. Laroche, A.A.E has been promoted to Director of Operations & Maintenance at Punta...

Gary Duncan Named PGD’s COO

Gary Duncan Named PGD’s COO

Punta Gorda Airport Announces New Chief Operating Officer PUNTA GORDA, FL (January 6, 2022) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority (CCAA) announces that Gary E. Duncan, C.M. has been promoted to Punta Gorda Airport's Chief Operating Officer (COO). Gary will continue...

Pilot Advisory: Limited Staff for FBO Services

Pilot Advisory: Limited Staff for FBO Services

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Holiday Travel Tips & Reminders

Holiday Travel Tips & Reminders

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Raymond Laroche Earns Elite Airport Accreditation

Raymond Laroche Earns Elite Airport Accreditation

Raymond A. Laroche, A.A.E., Earns Professional Airport Accreditation Joins elite group of airport executives who have completed all requirements of 65-year-old program PUNTA GORDA, FL (December 15, 2021) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority is pleased to announce...

PGD’s Tower Celebrates Top Kudos

PGD’s Tower Celebrates Top Kudos

Punta Gorda Tower Receives Plaque & Recognition PUNTA GORDA, FL (November 10, 2021) – Although PGD’s Air Traffic Manager George Harper and his team were honored as Robinson Aviation (RVA), Inc.’s Facility of the Year in 2019, their celebration finally came to...

Welcome our New Air Center General Manager!

Welcome our New Air Center General Manager!

Punta Gorda Airport Announces New Air Center General Manager  PUNTA GORDA, FL (November 4, 2021) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority (CCAA) announces that Deron Somerset Webb has joined the Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) as its Fixed Base Operator (FBO) General...

Allegiant Adds Nonstop Service to Akron!

Allegiant Adds Nonstop Service to Akron!

News release provided by Allegiant.  ALLEGIANT ANNOUNCES NEW NONSTOP SERVICE TO AKRON WITH ONE-WAY FARES AS LOW AS $59* PUNTA GORDA, Fla. Oct. 26, 2021 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces a new nonstop route to Punta Gorda from Akron, Ohio beginning March 2,...

Board Guest Column: The Daily Sun

Board Guest Column: The Daily Sun

Paul Andrews is Vice Chair of the Charlotte County Airport Authority. Column provided to the Charlotte Sun.  Airport Staff Has Made a Difference PUNTA GORDA (October 11, 2021) - For almost 10 years I have had the good fortune to sit on the Board of one of the most...

Allegiant Begins New Route to Minneapolis

Allegiant Begins New Route to Minneapolis

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