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Summary of October News Coverage

2019-11-14T11:06:32+00:00

Punta Gorda Airport and the Charlotte County Airport Authority have been covered in various local and national news sources. Meltwater Media Monitoring Report: October 2019 – Interactive Version (Password: PGD) Highlights from regional & national coverage: List of Internet Articles & Reach List of Twitter Posts & Reach List of Broadcast News & Reach

Summary of October News Coverage 2019-11-14T11:06:32+00:00

Allegiant Announces New Nonstop Service to Richmond, VA

2019-11-12T08:37:59+00:00

 News Release Provided by Allegiant:  ALLEGIANT ANNOUNCES NEW NONSTOP SERVICE TO PUNTA GORDA WITH ONE-WAY FARES AS LOW AS $65* PUNTA GORDA, Fla. Nov. 12, 2019 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces service to Punta Gorda Airport (PGD), from Richmond, Virginia via Richmond International Airport (RIC) beginning Feb. 13, 2020. To celebrate, the company is offering one-way fares on the new route as low as $65.* “We are excited to announce that our service to the Punta Gorda Airport continues to expand to yet another city,” said Drew Wells, Allegiant vice president of planning and revenue. “We know this route [...]

Allegiant Announces New Nonstop Service to Richmond, VA 2019-11-12T08:37:59+00:00

TSA Precheck Mobile Enrollment Returning to PGD in December 2019

2019-11-08T15:56:26+00:00

PUNTA GORDA, FL (Nov. 8, 2019) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority announced today the TSA Pre✓®  Mobile RV will returning to the Punta Gorda Airport for a TSA Pre✓® Mobile Enrollment RV onsite event. Dates: Monday Dec. 9 – Thursday Dec. 19, 2019 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. (Closed Saturday & Sunday), and on Friday Dec. 20 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Location:  28000 Airport Rd, Punta Gorda, FL 33982. Look for the TSA Precheck RV in the short-term parking lot across from the Skyview Café & Bailey Terminal. The TSA [...]

TSA Precheck Mobile Enrollment Returning to PGD in December 2019 2019-11-08T15:56:26+00:00

Enroll in TSA PreCheck at PGD December 9-20, 2019

2019-11-04T15:25:50+00:00

TSA Pre✓® Mobile Enrollment Event December 9-20, 2019 Monday Dec. 9 – Thursday Dec. 19, 2019 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. (Closed Saturday & Sunday), and on Friday Dec. 20 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. 28000 Airport Rd., Punta Gorda, FL 33982 Look for the RV in the short-term parking lot (two-hour free parking). 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 [...]

Enroll in TSA PreCheck at PGD December 9-20, 2019 2019-11-04T15:25:50+00:00

Nonstop, Low-cost Flights to Traverse City Begin Today

2019-10-17T16:16:52+00:00

 News Release Provided by Allegiant:  ALLEGIANT KICKS OFF NEW NONSTOP SERVICE TO TRAVERSE CITY WITH ROUND-TRIP FARES AS LOW AS $69 EACH WAY* PUNTA GORDA, Fla. Oct. 17, 2019 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) begins service today from Punta Gorda to Traverse City, Michigan. To celebrate, the company is offering round-trip fares on the new route as low as $69 each way.* “We’re excited to continue our growth and offer this new route out of Punta Gorda,” said Drew Wells, Allegiant vice president of planning and revenue. “We’re sure that outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy visiting the Cherry Capital of the World, [...]

Nonstop, Low-cost Flights to Traverse City Begin Today 2019-10-17T16:16:52+00:00

Air Show TFRs Oct. 31 – Nov. 2

2019-10-27T10:22:59+00:00

The Punta Gorda Airport is hosting the Florida International Air Show Nov. 1-3, 2019. Pilots and tenants should be prepared for multiple Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs) starting on Thursday, Oct. 31 as the aerial surveys and practices begin. TFR is 5NM from PGD and from surface to 15,000 feet MSL Days: Thursday October 31 1930Z to 2100Z ( 3:30 pm local to 5 pm local) Friday November 1 1400Z to 2030Z (10 am local to 4:30 pm local) 2130Z to 0000Z ( 5:30 pm local to 8 pm local) Saturday November 2 1500Z to 2030Z ( 11 am local to [...]

Air Show TFRs Oct. 31 – Nov. 2 2019-10-27T10:22:59+00:00

Tenant Meeting Oct. 16 – Runway Construction

2019-10-10T16:00:02+00:00

Tenant Meeting - Construction Impacts & Runway Safety Program Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019 1 p.m. at the Board Room 7375 Utilities Road, PGD Join us to learn more about the Runway Safety Program and upcoming construction phasing plan for 15-33. Speakers include George Harper, Air Traffic Manager and Ben Duke, Airside Ops & Regulatory Manager. We will be reviewing the upcoming construction phasing plan and laying out the impacts that it will have on the airport users. We will discuss how stakeholders will be notified and how to check for updated changes at PGD. Finally we will be reviewing the FAA's Runway [...]

Tenant Meeting Oct. 16 – Runway Construction 2019-10-10T16:00:02+00:00

Summary of September News Coverage

2019-10-10T11:21:44+00:00

Punta Gorda Airport and the Charlotte County Airport Authority have been covered in various local and national news sources. Meltwater Media Monitoring Report: September 2019 – Interactive Version (Password: PGD) Highlights from regional & national coverage: List of Internet Articles & Reach List of Twitter Posts & Reach List of Broadcast News & Reach

Summary of September News Coverage 2019-10-10T11:21:44+00:00

Traffic Advisory – Paving On Piper Road

2019-10-09T14:46:08+00:00

Provided by Charlotte County:  TRAFFIC ADVISORY Intermittent Lane Closures on Piper Road Between Henry Street and Jones Loop Road CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. (Oct. 4, 2019) – Piper Road, between Henry Street and Jones Loop Road, will have intermittent lane closures on Monday, Oct. 7 until Friday, Oct. 18. This closure is required for milling and resurfacing of the roadway. Advance warning signs and flaggers will be on site to direct traffic. Travelers may experience intermittent, slow-moving traffic and/or temporary delays within the project limits and should allow extra time when planning to travel through this area. The Public Works Department [...]

Traffic Advisory – Paving On Piper Road 2019-10-09T14:46:08+00:00