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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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Air Service to MSP Begins October 8

Air Service to MSP Begins October 8

Sun Country and Allegiant Begin Service to Minneapolis PUNTA GORDA, FL (Oct. 8, 2021) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority announces inaugural flights of the newest route from Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) via...

Aviation Maintenance School – Jumpstart Your Career!

Aviation Maintenance School – Jumpstart Your Career!

Find out how to 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...

You Can Help: Supply Drive for United Way!

You Can Help: Supply Drive for United Way!

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Picture Paradise! New Photo Op Spot

Picture Paradise! New Photo Op Spot

Airport Partnership with Art in Public Places Offers New Photo Op Spot at Bailey Terminal PUNTA GORDA, FL (Sept. 10, 2021) – Thanks to the Charlotte County Airport Authority’s partnership with the Arts & Humanities Council of Charlotte County, Punta Gorda Airport...

 PGD Awarded FAA Grant for Runway 4-22

 PGD Awarded FAA Grant for Runway 4-22

 PGD Awarded $14.7 Million Federal Grant PUNTA GORDA, FL (Sept. 3, 2021) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority will be receiving $14,761,954 in funding from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of Runway 4-22. At 7,193...

MSA’s Efforts Yield Measurable, Meaningful Growth

MSA’s Efforts Yield Measurable, Meaningful Growth

News release posted Aug. 30, 2021 by Charlotte County Economic Development Florida’s Punta Gorda-Charlotte County MSA rises to #11 in Milken Institute’s “Best Performing Cities” ranking. A rise that lifts all boats: In this year’s Milken Institute Best Performing...

PGD Air Center Name Approved

General Aviation Center Renamed PGD Air Center PUNTA GORDA, FL (Aug. 20, 2021) – The General Aviation Center will be referred to as the PGD Air Center moving forward. The 13,000 square-foot PGD Air Center will house FBO operations, meeting and event space, a...

PGD Wins FDOT’s Project of the Year

PGD Wins FDOT’s Project of the Year

Punta Gorda Airport Wins FDOT's 2021 Commercial Service Airport Project of the Year Recognized for Runway 15-33 Rehab & Extension PUNTA GORDA, FL (July 20, 2021) – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) recently named PGD’s Runway 15-33 Rehab &...

PGD to CVG – Welcome to Cin City

PGD to CVG – Welcome to Cin City

Visit Cincinnati, home of the famous Skyline Chili, with a low-cost, nonstop Allegiant flight from PGD to CVG! If you are looking for historical views of the city, there are plenty of local museums to explore. The American Sign Museum is the largest public museum in...

Board Guest Column: The Daily Sun

Board Guest Column: The Daily Sun

Rob Hancik is a commissioner on the Charlotte County Airport Authority and member of the Curmudgeon Club of Charlotte County. Column provided to the Charlotte Sun.  Airport’s growth a financial boost for county PUNTA GORDA (June 26, 2021) - Punta Gorda Airport is back...