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PGD to BGR: Music, wildlife and a lumberjack’s hometown

PGD to BGR: Music, wildlife and a lumberjack’s hometown

Interested in hiking, music or some spooky fun? Take a trip to Bangor, Maine, with a low-cost, nonstop Allegiant flight from PGD to BGR! Bangor, Maine is said to be where legendary lumberjack Paul Bunyan is from. The city boasts a 31-foot-tall...

NEW ROUTE – PGD to Bangor, Maine!

NEW ROUTE – PGD to Bangor, Maine!

News release provided by Allegiant:  ALLEGIANT ANNOUNCES NEW ROUTE TO MAINE WITH ONE-WAY FARES AS LOW AS $70*   Expansion Offers Low-Cost Travel Options Just in Time for Holidays PUNTA GORDA, Fla. July 11, 2023 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announced a new nonstop...

Travel Tip – Secure & Declare Firearms

Travel Tip – Secure & Declare Firearms

The following information is provided by TSA: Transporting Firearms and Ammunition You may transport unloaded firearms in a locked hard-sided container as checked baggage only. Declare the firearm and/or ammunition to the airline when checking your bag at the ticket...

CEO Update – Summer 2023

CEO Update – Summer 2023

Provided to the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce Punta Gorda Airport Summer Update Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) is bustling with passenger activity this summer, with 2023 passenger totals expected to surpass 2022’s total passenger numbers. We’re pleased to share that...

You’ve Landed at PGD! Fun Things to Do…

You’ve Landed at PGD! Fun Things to Do…

Article published 7/8/23 in the Charlotte Sun. You've landed in Punta Gorda. Now what is there to do? Punta Gorda No. 4 destination for Allegiant By NANCY J. SEMON STAFF WRITER   Allegiant Travel Co. recently announced that Punta Gorda is one of its airline’s top...

Punta Gorda Ranked a Top Fastest Growing Area in U.S.

Punta Gorda Ranked a Top Fastest Growing Area in U.S.

Charlotte County Area Ranks 5th Business Insider analyzed population estimates from the Census Bureau for the 384 metropolitan statistical areas, taking the percent change in total metro area population from July 1, 2021, to July 1, 2022. Punta Gorda,  the MSA which...

Workforce Update: CTC Excels in Training New Aircraft Mechanics

Workforce Update: CTC Excels in Training New Aircraft Mechanics

CTC Graduating First FAA Airframe Powerplant Students Charlotte Technical College (CTC), with campuses in Port Charlotte and at Punta Gorda Airport, is celebrating successes as the program reaches new heights. CTC Aviation Mechanics Program

Save Money by Buying Tickets at the Terminal

Save Money by Buying Tickets at the Terminal

When you purchase Allegiant tickets online, one of the fees is an Electronic Carrier Usage Charge ($22 per person, per segment). Don't let these fees add up by purchasing tickets at the Bailey Terminal during ticketing hours instead: Monday and Friday from 9:30 a.m. –...

Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Program

Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Program

Punta Gorda Airport recently joined the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Program. The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower exists to help those with disabilities that are not immediately obvious such as autism, chronic pain, dementia, anxiety, visual or hearing impairment. Our...

PGD Welcomes Honor Flight on May 2, 2023

PGD Welcomes Honor Flight on May 2, 2023

PLEASE JOIN US TO WELCOME OUR RETURNING VETERANS BACK FROM WASHINGTON D.C. PARKING IS FREE FOR ONE HOUR – then it is a $1/hour thereafter (payable by credit card). May 2, 2023Please meet the Veterans in the baggage claim area at the north end of the Bailey Terminal at...

“Aviation Gives Back” to Local United Way

“Aviation Gives Back” to Local United Way

Chili Cookoff participants included (L to R) Josh Deyarmin, James Parish and Jayanne Sindt. Ten employees contributed chili; several others donated sides and specialties.  Can You Sponsor or Donate Prizes for our Next Campaign? Email Kaley at KMiller@FlyPGD.com for...