Board Guest Column: The Daily Sun

2021-10-11T14:20:08-04:00

Airport Authority Vice Chair Paul Andrews Paul Andrews is Vice Chair of the Charlotte County Airport Authority. Column provided to the Charlotte Sun.  Airport Staff Has Made a Difference PUNTA GORDA (October 11, 2021) - For almost 10 years I have had the good fortune to sit on the Board of one of the most successful airports in the U.S. I maintain a long-held belief that the key to success is having right leadership in place. As I look back on the last five years at Punta Gorda Airport (PGD), it is evident that is exactly what we [...]

Board Guest Column: The Daily Sun2021-10-11T14:20:08-04:00

Allegiant Begins New Route to Minneapolis

2021-10-08T09:31:32-04:00

News release provided by Allegiant:  ALLEGIANT BEGINS NEW NONSTOP ROUTE TO MINNEAPOLIS WITH FARES AS LOW AS $48* PUNTA GORDA, Fla. Oct. 8, 2021 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today begins a new nonstop route from Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) to Minnesota via Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP). To celebrate, the company is offering one-way fares on the new route as low as $48.* “This new route will expand our offerings to Minnesotans who are seeking convenient, affordable leisure travel to Florida’s most popular destinations,” said Drew Wells, Allegiant’s senior vice president of revenue and planning. “Punta Gorda is a great, [...]

Allegiant Begins New Route to Minneapolis2021-10-08T09:31:32-04:00

Air Service to MSP Begins October 8

2021-10-08T10:31:20-04:00

Sun Country and Allegiant Begin Service to Minneapolis PUNTA GORDA, FL (Oct. 8, 2021) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority announces inaugural flights of the newest route from Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) via Allegiant and Sun Country Airlines. Today PGD staff will welcome Sun Country passengers arriving from MSP at 12:28 p.m. and Allegiant passengers arriving from MSP at 2:34 p.m. Passengers will be greeted with fresh oranges and giveaways at a welcome table in baggage claim at the Bailey Terminal.  Passengers will be invited to take a photo at the new photo op [...]

Air Service to MSP Begins October 82021-10-08T10:31:20-04:00

Aviation Maintenance School – Jumpstart Your Career!

2021-10-04T15:52:20-04:00

Find out how to fuel your career in aviation mechanics! Now enrolling adults in evening classes!  Charlotte Technical College 18150 Murdock Circle, Port Charlotte, FL 33948 Office: 941-255-7500 Ext. 1728 Debbie.Ederer@yourcharlotteschools.net Return to PGD BUZZ

Aviation Maintenance School – Jumpstart Your Career!2021-10-04T15:52:20-04:00

Summary of September News Coverage

2021-10-12T13:40:39-04:00

Punta Gorda Airport and the Charlotte County Airport Authority have been covered in various local and national news sources. Meltwater Media Monitoring Report: September 2021 – Interactive Version (Password: PGD) Featured News & Articles Highlights from regional & national coverage: List of Internet Articles & Reach List of Social Media Posts & Reach List of Broadcast TV News & Reach

Summary of September News Coverage2021-10-12T13:40:39-04:00

You Can Help: Supply Drive for United Way!

2021-09-29T13:58:19-04:00

The Charlotte County Airport Authority, fellow tenants and airport workers are participating in United Way's Day of Caring benefiting non-profits in Charlotte County. PGD selected the Boys & Girls Club and Harry Chapin Food Bank to collect food for. Please drop off Halloween Candy and Non-Perishable Food in cans, boxes & plastic (no glass please). DROP OFF LOCATIONS:  Airport Admin Office, 8079 Golf Course Blvd (M-F, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) OR Airport FBO, 8000 Skylane Way SUPPLIES & DONATIONS MUST BE DROPPED OFF BY TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19! If you are unable to donate supplies, consider contributing online here - [...]

You Can Help: Supply Drive for United Way!2021-09-29T13:58:19-04:00

TSA PreCheck Mobile Enrollment Returning to PGD in October 2021

2021-09-24T12:31:57-04:00

TSA PreCheck Mobile Enrollment Returns to PGD Oct. 18-22 Make an appointment at www.identogo.com/precheck  PUNTA GORDA, FL (Sept. 13, 2021) – The IdentoGo TSA PreCheck Mobile RV will be coming to Punta Gorda Airport from Monday, October 18 –  Friday, October 22, 2021. The Mobile Enrollment Center will be located in the in the short-term parking lot across from the Snack Shack. TSA PreCheck is an expedited screening program that enables identified low-risk air travelers to enjoy a smart and efficient screening experience. For TSA PreCheck travelers, there is no need to remove shoes, 3-1-1 liquids, laptops, light outerwear or belts. Today, TSA PreCheck has more [...]

TSA PreCheck Mobile Enrollment Returning to PGD in October 20212021-09-24T12:31:57-04:00

Picture Paradise! New Photo Op Spot

2021-09-10T11:43:46-04:00

Airport Partnership with Art in Public Places Offers New Photo Op Spot at Bailey Terminal PUNTA GORDA, FL (Sept. 10, 2021) – Thanks to the Charlotte County Airport Authority’s partnership with the Arts & Humanities Council of Charlotte County, Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) has a new colorful photo op spot for passengers to capture a selfie and share on social media. Local artist Larry E. Palmer painted a Charlotte Harbor sunset mural on a 10-foot wall in the corridor that connects ticketing and baggage claim in the Bailey Terminal. The scene is completed with two bar-height Adirondack chairs sourced from Ocean Isles [...]

Picture Paradise! New Photo Op Spot2021-09-10T11:43:46-04:00
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