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PGD to RIC – History & Gardens Galore

PGD to RIC – History & Gardens Galore

Adventure awaits you in Richmond, Virginia! Visit one of America’s oldest major cities with low-cost, nonstop Allegiant flights from PGD to RIC. Spring has sprung at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens! Take your time strolling through more than 50- acres of beautifully...

Welcome Gary Duncan, New Director of Airport Operations/Projects

Welcome Gary Duncan, New Director of Airport Operations/Projects

Punta Gorda Airport Announces New Director of Airport Operations/Projects PUNTA GORDA, FL (May 3, 2021) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority (CCAA) announces that Gary E. Duncan, C.M. has joined the Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) as its Director of Airport...

Sun Country Announces Service from Minneapolis to PGD

Sun Country Announces Service from Minneapolis to PGD

Sun Country to begin new service in time for sun-filled winter getaways PUNTA GORDA, Fla. April 27, 2021 – Sun Country Airlines (NASDAQ: SNCY) today announced that it will begin service to Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP)...

A Piece of History Flies Away

A Piece of History Flies Away

Published in the Charlotte Sun on April 17, 2021 When this plane first flew, it was only 30 years after the Wright brothers proved human flight possible. But the 1933 Stinson Reliant stopped flying probably around 1950, say its renovators here at the Punta Gorda...

Don’t Feed Wildlife

Don’t Feed Wildlife

Help us keep aircraft safe by not attracting wildlife to PGD. Do not encourage wildlife by feeding or leaving food for them. Bird strikes can cause significant damage to aircraft and lead to life-threatening incidents. In fact, feeding wildlife is illegal in Florida....

B-17 Aluminum Overcast Tour

B-17 Aluminum Overcast Tour

Historic World War II Flights April 9-11, 2021 The B-17 has a remarkable story; one filled with daring missions and personal sacrifice. You're now invited to relive that story on a historic flight aboard the EAA's beautifully restored B-17 Flying...

FAA to Implement South-Central Florida Metroplex on April 22

FAA to Implement South-Central Florida Metroplex on April 22

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Airport Authority Launches Interactive Map

Airport Authority Launches Interactive Map

GIS Parcel Viewer Shows Land Available for Lease Punta Gorda, FL (March 8, 2021) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority (Airport Authority) has launched an interactive map for PGD AviEx to help streamline commercial and aviation development on airport land....

“View from the Tower” Now Online

“View from the Tower” Now Online

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Board Chair Guest Column: The Daily Sun

Board Chair Guest Column: The Daily Sun

James W. Herston, P.E. is Chair of the Charlotte County Airport Authority. Column provided to the Charlotte Sun.  Straight talk on Punta Gorda Airport’s future PUNTA GORDA (Feb. 28, 2021) - As Chair of the Charlotte County Airport Authority (CCAA) Board, I am pleased...