Sturgis Countdown – Allegiant Flights are Selling Out!

2021-07-20T10:57:22-04:00

News release provided by Allegiant.  BREAKING NEWS: STURGIS COUNTDOWN – FLIGHTS ARE SELLING OUT THERE’S STILL TIME FOR MOTORCYCLE ENTHUSIASTS TO BOOK A SPECIAL RIDE ON ALLEGIANT TO ATTEND NEXT MONTH’S STURGIS RALLY IN SOUTH DAKOTA PUNTA GORDA, Fla. July 20, 2021 — With the famed Sturgis Rally just three weeks away, limited seats remain on Allegiant’s (NASDAQ: ALGT) one-time only special service between Punta Gorda and Rapid City, S.D. Don’t miss your chance to catch a convenient, nonstop ride to attend the country’s premier motorcycle event and music festival, taking place Aug. 6 through 15. “An event built for [...]

Sturgis Countdown – Allegiant Flights are Selling Out!2021-07-20T10:57:22-04:00

PGD Wins FDOT’s Project of the Year

2021-07-19T16:34:15-04:00

Punta Gorda Airport Wins FDOT's 2021 Commercial Service Airport Project of the Year Recognized for Runway 15-33 Rehab & Extension PUNTA GORDA, FL (July 20, 2021) – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) recently named PGD’s Runway 15-33 Rehab & Extension its 2021 Commercial Service Airport Project of the Year. The honor was bestowed to PGD’s CEO James W. Parish, P.E. at the Florida Airports Council Annual Conference held in Jacksonville this week. Each year the FDOT presents awards honoring superior achievement in the categories of Aviation Professional of the Year, Distinguished Aviation Service, Commercial Service Airport of the Year, [...]

PGD Wins FDOT’s Project of the Year2021-07-19T16:34:15-04:00

PGD to CVG – Welcome to Cin City

2021-07-15T11:30:42-04:00

Visit Cincinnati, home of the famous Skyline Chili, with a low-cost, nonstop Allegiant flight from PGD to CVG! If you are looking for historical views of the city, there are plenty of local museums to explore. The American Sign Museum is the largest public museum in the United States that is dedicated solely to signs – it’ll be a blast from the past with a wide variety of neon signs! While you’re in the city, you won’t want to miss visiting the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum and learn about America’s oldest baseball team. Over-The-Rhine is an eclectic [...]

PGD to CVG – Welcome to Cin City2021-07-15T11:30:42-04:00

Airport Storm Preparations

2021-07-05T22:14:41-04:00

Punta Gorda Airport’s management and operations teams are working to secure the airport property and make preparations for potential impacts from Tropical Storm Elsa. Punta Gorda Airport and its runways will remain open as long as conditions are safe.  However, if winds are sustained at ~50 MPH, aircraft operations and tower operations will cease, and we continue to follow recommendations from Charlotte County Emergency Management. PASSENGERS  PGD is not responsible for notifying passengers of Allegiant’s flight changes. If you have an upcoming flight, check your email for updates from Allegiant. Visit Allegiant Travel Alerts page or email hurricane.help@allegiantair.com. COMMUNITY PGD’s Bailey Terminal and [...]

Airport Storm Preparations2021-07-05T22:14:41-04:00

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

PGD to IAG – Rush to Roaring Niagara Falls

2021-07-01T09:54:12-04:00

Visit Niagara Falls, home of America’s oldest state park, with a low-cost, nonstop Allegiant flight from PGD to IAG! Start your trip off with the iconic Maid of the Mist Boat Tour. Originating in 1846 as a steamboat with double smokestacks, they now use two brand-new, emission-free vessels – it’s the perfect view for the perfect beginning to your vacation! The fun doesn’t stop there. Niagara Falls State Park is home to many family-friendly adventures. After your boat excursion, take some time to explore the Cave of the Winds, Journey Behind the Falls and The World Changed Here Pavilion. You’ll [...]

PGD to IAG – Rush to Roaring Niagara Falls2021-07-01T09:54:12-04:00

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

Why Lightning May Cause Delays

2021-06-28T15:48:17-04:00

We appreciate your patience with inconveniences caused by Florida’s stormy summer weather. Allegiant’s Safety standards require that lightning within a five-mile radius subsides before passengers, staff or crew begin the boarding or deplaning process. All personnel must vacate the ramp, cease airside ground activities and outdoor baggage handling while lightning is within a five-mile radius. Unfortunately, lightning in the area may lead to delays in flight arrivals, flight departures and delivery of baggage as well. Read answers to more Frequently Asked Questions.  Check out NBC-2's Tower Weather Camera at PGD. Return to PGD BUZZ

Why Lightning May Cause Delays2021-06-28T15:48:17-04:00
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