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PGD Buzz

Air Show November 1-3, 2019

2019-07-15T16:44:35+00:00

Visit the Florida International Air Show's website or call 1-833-PGD-FIAS for more information. Friday November 1, 2019: Gates open at 5:00 pm. Performances from 5:30 pm-8:30 pm. Saturday November 2, 2019: The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will be performing. Gates open at 9:00 am. Performances from 12:00 pm-3:30 pm. Sunday November 3, 2019: The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will be performing. Gates open at 9:00 am. Performances from 12:00 pm-3:30 pm. Reminders:  Be sure to pack your sunscreen and event chairs Chairs will be available for rent at the event if you do not want to carry your own Outside food, alcoholic beverages, carry-in packages, [...]

Air Show November 1-3, 2019 2019-07-15T16:44:35+00:00

Look Ahead: Runway Construction Begins November

2019-07-16T09:40:18+00:00

Starting November 2019, PGD will post various runway, ramp and taxiway closures. This Closure Schedule will give you a general idea of the timing for each affected area.  We will provide more detailed information, dates and times as each closure approaches. Runway 15-33 Rehabilitation and Extension This project consists of constructing a 593-foot extension on the south end of Runway 15-33 (increasing the length to 6,281 feet) and rehabilitating the existing runway pavement. In addition, Woodlawn Drive will be realigned to be outside the limits of the new Runway Protection Zone (RPZ) on the south end of Runway 33 once it [...]

Look Ahead: Runway Construction Begins November 2019-07-16T09:40:18+00:00

Pizza Truck at the Bailey Terminal on Saturday, June 29

2019-06-26T15:12:41+00:00

Trippin’ on Pizza is a new wave pizza food truck that’s bursting with taste and style. Free parking for 2 hours, so look for the truck across from the Bailey Terminal on Saturday, June 29 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Passengers and local residents are encouraged to purchase some delicious, gourmet pizza! Return to PGD BUZZ PIZZA FLAVORS: Mac Daddy Hogwarts Scuba Rueben Grow A Pear Hail to the Queen El Rancho Lord of the Wings Garden Grove Holy Cheesus Meatwad

Pizza Truck at the Bailey Terminal on Saturday, June 29 2019-06-26T15:12:41+00:00

Spotlight on Airport Interns

2019-07-02T13:06:28+00:00

Each year, PGD selects a couple special college students for our “Airport Operations Intern” program.  Meet Tripp Lytle and Rachelle Hargrove - two great college students working full-time this summer at PGD. They’re getting an overview of how the entire airport runs, from working outside on the ramp with aircraft and interacting with passengers at the terminal, to behind-the-scenes activities of our airside operations and office administration teams. The internship program is jointly funded with a grant from the Florida Airports Council (FAC). FAC awards internship grants to member airports to help provide on-the-job work experience for students interested in [...]

Spotlight on Airport Interns 2019-07-02T13:06:28+00:00

Airspace Incursion Safety Notice

2019-06-07T15:35:12+00:00

The purpose of this notice is to highlight potential dangers to aircraft around the Punta Gorda Airport, and to ask for community assistance in enforcement of state and federal statutes. View the flyer.  Please avoid setting off fireworks, or releasing sky lanterns or balloons, within a five-mile radius of PGD. Even floating items that are released farther away may be carried into PGD’s airspace by persistent winds. FIREWORKS: Fireworks, including sky lanterns, are prohibited under Florida Statute 791. BALLOONS: The release of 10 balloons or more is prohibited under Florida Statute 379.233. Violators could face up to $250.00 in fines. [...]

Airspace Incursion Safety Notice 2019-06-07T15:35:12+00:00