Gary Duncan Named PGD’s COO


Punta Gorda Airport Announces New Chief Operating Officer Gary E. Duncan is the new COO. PUNTA GORDA, FL (January 6, 2022) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority (CCAA) announces that Gary E. Duncan, C.M. has been promoted to Punta Gorda Airport's Chief Operating Officer (COO). Gary will continue to work under CEO James W. Parish, P.E. after his predecessor Ron Mallard, C.M., ACE retired earlier this month. Ron had served as PGD's COO and Director of Aviation since 2013.  Gary joined PGD in late April 2021 as the Director of Airport Operations/Projects. Gary has a strong history of [...]

Gary Duncan Named PGD’s COO2022-01-06T10:45:34-05:00

Pilot Advisory: Limited Staff for FBO Services


Our FBO is currently experiencing challenges with staffing availability. We greatly appreciate your patience as we provide fueling and FBO services at PGD.  While we may have limited staff temporarily, we will not compromise your safety or the safety of your aircraft.  Thank you for your understanding as we work through these temporary challenges. 

Pilot Advisory: Limited Staff for FBO Services2022-01-04T10:09:23-05:00

Summary of December News Coverage


Punta Gorda Airport and the Charlotte County Airport Authority have been covered in various local and national news sources. Meltwater Media Monitoring Report: December 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 December News Coverage2022-01-19T15:50:57-05:00

Runway 4-22 Rehabilitation Project


Runway 4-22 to be Rehabilitated Runway 4-22 will be closed for approximately one year beginning in mid January 2022. During its closure, Runway 15-33 will be used as the primary runway for all of PGD’s commercial airline departures and landings. To learn more about the project and frequently asked questions, visit the new Runway Updates Page. RUNWAY UPDATES

Runway 4-22 Rehabilitation Project2021-12-30T16:13:37-05:00

Holiday Travel Tips & Reminders


Keep Your Spirits Bright! Arrive Two Hours Before Your Flight. Holiday travel time is finally here. But do not worry, you have nothing to fear.  Just be forewarned of what may be; lots of passengers and luggage to see!  PGD staff is on the double, so here are some tips to keep you out of trouble:   Masks are required inside PGD; do your best to follow our advisories. We have shuttles for picking up and dropping off travelers in the long-term parking lots and grass overflow parking lots. If you’re concerned paved parking will be hard to find, call Gulf Coast [...]

Holiday Travel Tips & Reminders2021-12-20T12:18:32-05:00

Raymond Laroche Earns Elite Airport Accreditation


Raymond A. Laroche, A.A.E., Earns Professional Airport Accreditation Joins elite group of airport executives who have completed all requirements of 65-year-old program PUNTA GORDA, FL (December 15, 2021) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority is pleased to announce that Raymond A. Laroche, A.A.E., Manager of Facilities and Security at Punta Gorda Airport (PGD), has been awarded the distinction of Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.) by the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE). To qualify for his distinction, Raymond had to successfully complete three phases of the accreditation process: (1) pass a 180-item multiple-choice examination, (2) fulfill a writing requirement, and (3) [...]

Raymond Laroche Earns Elite Airport Accreditation2021-12-15T13:00:14-05:00
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