Board Guest Column: The Daily Sun

2021-07-01T15:58:56-04:00

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 in full swing. April was the first month Allegiant flights averaged 75% full and total passenger numbers are now aligning with 2019 numbers. Commissioner Robert D. Hancik, A.A.E. If you make a morning trip to the terminal building you might not even think there was a pandemic… well except for the masks. While mask [...]

Board Guest Column: The Daily Sun2021-07-01T15:58:56-04:00

Allegiant Adds Service to MSP & SGF

2021-06-29T08:21:07-04:00

News release provided by Allegiant.  ALLEGIANT ANNOUNCES NEW NONSTOP SERVICE TO 2 CITIES WITH ONE-WAY FARES AS LOW AS $49*   PUNTA GORDA, Fla. June 29, 2021 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces nonstop service from Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) to two new destinations: Minneapolis, Minn. and Springfield, Mo. beginning later this year. To celebrate the new launch date, the company is offering one-way fares on the new routes as low as $49.* “Now more than ever, travelers choose to fly Allegiant because we connect them from point-to-point without the hassle of layovers or connections,” said Drew Wells, Allegiant’s senior [...]

Allegiant Adds Service to MSP & SGF2021-06-29T08:21:07-04:00

World Record Setting Solo Pilot to Visit PGD

2021-06-23T15:58:07-04:00

Source: AeroGuard Flight Training Center Pilot Attempting World Record "Youngest Around the World Solo" to Land in Punta Gorda, FL During Bid PUNTA GORDA, Florida, June 22, 2021 (Newswire.com) - An attempt at the world record for youngest around the world solo is currently underway, and will be landing to visit AeroGuard Flight Training Center in Punta Gorda, FL on June 28, 2021. Young Travis Ludlow, from the U.K., aged just 18 Years and 128 Days, is attempting to break the current world record by 30 days having left from London 23 days ago. Ludlow, who is now halfway through [...]

World Record Setting Solo Pilot to Visit PGD2021-06-23T15:58:07-04:00

PGD Seeks Proposals for Restaurant/Bar at New GA Center

2021-06-07T16:41:05-04:00

Punta Gorda Airport Seeks Proposals for Restaurant/Bar at New General Aviation Center The Authority will provide reimbursement up to $250,000 toward the buildout of the 2,500-square-foot space that is available for Restaurant Services in the airport’s new GAC located off Challenger Boulevard. PUNTA GORDA, FL (June 7, 2021) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority is currently requesting bids for a public full-service restaurant, bar and caterer (Restaurant Services) at the Punta Gorda Airport’s new General Aviation Center (GAC). Proposals are due by 2 p.m. Friday, July 30, 2021. While the lease space is approximately 2,500 square feet, the [...]

PGD Seeks Proposals for Restaurant/Bar at New GA Center2021-06-07T16:41:05-04:00

Nonstop, Low-cost Flights to Baltimore Begin Today!

2021-05-27T12:36:53-04:00

ALLEGIANT BEGINS NEW NONSTOP SERVICE TO BALTIMORE WITH ONE-WAY FARES AS LOW AS $59* PUNTA GORDA, Fla. May 27, 2021 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today begins a new nonstop route to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Maryland from Punta Gorda Airport (PGD). To celebrate, the company is offering one-way fares on the new route as low as $59.*  “Punta Gorda is an important part of our network, so we’re thrilled to offer this new service to Baltimore, which serves as a gateway to a variety of recreational opportunities,” said Drew Wells, Allegiant’s senior vice president of revenue and [...]

Nonstop, Low-cost Flights to Baltimore Begin Today!2021-05-27T12:36:53-04:00

Welcome Gary Duncan, New Director of Airport Operations/Projects

2021-05-03T10:02:58-04:00

Punta Gorda Airport Announces New Director of Airport Operations/Projects Gary E. Duncan is the 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 Operations/Projects. Gary will work under CEO James W. Parish, P.E. and COO Ron Mallard, C.M., ACE and have oversight of PGD’s Bailey Terminal operations, facilities, FBO and airside operations. Gary will also assist with air service development and marketing, vendor relations, grants and special projects. Gary has a [...]

Welcome Gary Duncan, New Director of Airport Operations/Projects2021-05-03T10:02:58-04:00

Sun Country Announces Service from Minneapolis to PGD

2021-04-27T04:49:03-04:00

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) beginning December 10, 2021. Introductory fares are as low as $89* one-way, and Sun Country Rewards Members can earn 2x points when booking the new flights.** Today’s announcement is part of a larger expansion by the airline, as it announced 18 new nonstop routes and welcomed nine new airports to its growing network. The new flights will operate [...]

Sun Country Announces Service from Minneapolis to PGD2021-04-27T04:49:03-04:00

TSA PreCheck Mobile Enrollment Returning to PGD in June 2021

2021-09-13T11:10:18-04:00

PUNTA GORDA, FL (updated April 23, 2021) – The IdentoGo TSA Pre✓®  Mobile RV will be coming to Punta Gorda Airport from Tuesday, June 1st through Friday, June 11th, 2021. The Mobile Enrollment Center will be located in the in the short-term parking lot across from the Snack Shack.TSA Pre✓® is an expedited screening program that enables identified low-risk air travelers to enjoy a smart and efficient screening experience. For TSA Pre✓® travelers, there is no need to remove shoes, 3-1-1 liquids, laptops, light outerwear or belts. Today, TSA Pre✓® has more than 450 lanes at 200+ U.S. airports.Dates: Tuesday, June [...]

TSA PreCheck Mobile Enrollment Returning to PGD in June 20212021-09-13T11:10:18-04:00

Traffic Advisory – Golf Course Boulevard Closures

2021-04-15T15:05:13-04:00

Closure Between Henry and Challenger Punta Gorda, Fla. (April 15, 2021) – The portion of Golf Course Boulevard between Henry Street and Challenger Boulevard is scheduled for the following closures: Single southbound lane closure on April 20 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. on April 21 Entire road closure (both lanes) April 26 through June 4 This temporary closure is required for the construction of Punta Gorda Airport’s new General Aviation Center. Detour signs will instruct drivers to use Piper Road as an alternate route for traveling to and from Punta Gorda Airport. Advanced warning signs and flaggers will be [...]

Traffic Advisory – Golf Course Boulevard Closures2021-04-15T15:05:13-04:00

FAA to Implement South-Central Florida Metroplex on April 22

2021-03-25T15:08:50-04:00

News release provided by the FAA. Please direct related questions to the FAA.  The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on April 22 will implement the first phase of the South-Central Florida Metroplex, the agency’s plan to move flights more safely and efficiently across the southern half of the state. Metroplex procedures will allow flights that are more direct and have more efficient climb and descent profiles. The agency will publish 54 new procedures on April 22. Seventeen of the procedures will require additional training of air traffic controllers and automation upgrades at air traffic control facilities before they can be implemented. [...]

FAA to Implement South-Central Florida Metroplex on April 222021-03-25T15:08:50-04:00
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