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More Space. Modern Upgrades.

More Space. Modern Upgrades.

Click on the image below for a PDF summarizing the Bailey Terminal Expansion and associated projects.

CEO Update – Spring 2024

CEO Update – Spring 2024

Provided to the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce Punta Gorda Airport Spring Update   The first quarter of 2024 at PGD kicked off with continued progress on capital improvement projects and passenger growth. We recently released our annual pictorial summary...

PGD to PSM – Something to do in every season

PGD to PSM – Something to do in every season

Plan your next vacation to Portsmouth, NH with low-cost nonstop Allegiant flights from PGD to PSM! PSM is located 10 minutes from charming downtown Portsmouth, one hour north of Boston and one hour south of Portland. PSM is your gateway to these booming metropolitan...

PGD Celebrates Women’s History Month

PGD Celebrates Women’s History Month

PGD Celebrates Women’s History Month As we commemorate National Women’s History Month, the Punta Gorda Airport proudly recognizes our remarkable female employees. At PGD, we recognize that diversity and inclusivity are vital components of our success. As we celebrate...

PGD to DSM – Festivals and Fairs

PGD to DSM – Festivals and Fairs

Take a trip to Des Moines, Iowa with low-cost nonstop Allegiant flights from PGD to DSM! Experience the vibrant cultural tapestry of Des Moines, where art festivals, the state fair and farmers markets come together to create a truly treasured experience. Des Moines...

Rev Up the Thrill at Motobros Punta Gorda!

Rev Up the Thrill at Motobros Punta Gorda!

Motobros – Punta Gorda is the ultimate motocross experience in Southwest Florida! This track offers an unparalleled adventure for motocross enthusiasts of all levels. They offer a smaller track for children and a meticulously designed track for riders to test their...

Elevate Your SWFL Experience with Blue Sky Helicopters!

Elevate Your SWFL Experience with Blue Sky Helicopters!

Explore Punta Gorda and Southwest Florida from new heights with an exhilarating helicopter tour from Blue Sky Helicopters! On their tours, you can expect to see Port Charlotte’s stunning harbor views, Punta Gorda’s vibrant Fisherman’s Village, Sunseeker Resort,...

“Nonstop Destination to Progress” Now Online

“Nonstop Destination to Progress” Now Online

2023 Annual Summary 2023 was an eventful year for Charlotte County Airport Authority and Punta Gorda Airport. We reopened Runway 4-22, 19 new box hangars, 24 new t-hangars, and broke our previous passenger traffic records. In addition to 50+ Allegiant destinations,...

PGD to OMA – Fun for the whole family

PGD to OMA – Fun for the whole family

Take a trip to Omaha, Nebraska with low-cost, nonstop Allegiant flights from PGD to OMA! Nestled on the banks of the mighty Missouri River, Omaha has a vibrant tapestry of experiences waiting to be discovered. From America’s #1 Zoo to interactive parks and historic...

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...