Advisories & Notices

Advisories & Notices

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

Travel Tip – Secure & Declare Firearms

2019-05-16T15:56:15+00:00

The following information is provided by TSA: Transporting Firearms and Ammunition You may transport unloaded firearms in a locked hard-sided container as checked baggage only. Declare the firearm and/or ammunition to the airline when checking your bag at the ticket counter. The container must completely secure the firearm from being accessed. Locked cases that can be easily opened are not permitted. Be aware that the container the firearm was in when purchased may not adequately secure the firearm when it is transported in checked baggage. Contact the TSA Contact Center with questions you have regarding TSA firearm regulations and for clarification on what you may [...]

Travel Tip – Secure & Declare Firearms 2019-05-16T15:56:15+00:00

Notice to Aviation Community – TFR for October 31

2019-02-07T10:23:40+00:00

Please see this important PDF regarding the temporary flight restriction (TFR) effective for all PGD operations EXCEPT commercial scheduled service and anyone on a flight plan. No flight training or local flights during this time: October 31 from 5:45 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. local time. Return to PGD BUZZ

Notice to Aviation Community – TFR for October 31 2019-02-07T10:23:40+00:00

Notice to Aviation Community – TFRs for Air Show Oct. 19-21

2019-02-07T10:23:47+00:00

Please see the following important PDF memo regarding the Florida International Air Show flying activity at PGD October 19-21, 2018.   AIRSPACE TFR FDC 8/9570 ZMA FL..AIRSPACE PUNTA GORDA, FL..TEMPORARY FLIGHT RESTRICTION. PURSUANT TO 14 CFR SECTION 91.145, MANAGEMENT OF AIRCRAFT OPERATIONS IN THE VICINITY OF AERIAL DEMONSTRATIONS AND MAJOR SPORTING EVENTS, ACFT OPS ARE PROHIBITED WI AN AREA DEFINED AS 5 NM RADIUS OF 265507N/0815902W OR RSW336025 SFC-15000FT UNLESS AUTH BY ATC. EFFECTIVE 1810191530 UTC UNTIL 1810191850 UTC, 1810192110 UTC UNTIL 1810200030 UTC, 1810201530 UTC UNTIL 1810202000 UTC, AND 1810211530 UTC UNTIL 1810212000 UTC. DUE TO FLORIDA INTL AIRSHOW AERIAL [...]

Notice to Aviation Community – TFRs for Air Show Oct. 19-21 2019-02-07T10:23:47+00:00