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Metroplex EA – Notice of Availability


The FAA has announced it has prepared a Final Environmental Assessment (EA) to consider the potential environmental impacts of the South-Central Florida Metroplex (FL Metroplex) Project. Based on the information and analysis contained in the Final EA, the FAA has also issued a Finding of No Significant Impact/Record of Decision (FONSI/ROD) for the project. Click here to read the letter. On October 26, 2020, the Final EA will be released to the public. Electronic copies of the Final EA, Appendices, and FONSI/ROD are available through the following: Online at: Local Libraries: Found at the link above and printed in [...]

Metroplex EA – Notice of Availability2020-10-28T13:07:20-04:00

PGD Thanks Participants for Oct. 13 Training Exercise


Special thanks to the entire team that made PGD’s Triennial Drill a success! This full-scale exercise, required by the FAA every three years, tests the speed and effectiveness of emergency personnel and airport staff in the event of a significant incident. In addition to Charlotte County Fire & EMS, the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office dispatch team participated, along with the Air Traffic Control Tower and Worldwide Flight Services. Special thanks to Allegiant for allowing us to utilize an Airbus A320 in this full-scale exercise, and to the EAA for allowing us to use their facility for briefings. The exercise simulated [...]

PGD Thanks Participants for Oct. 13 Training Exercise2020-10-13T15:18:48-04:00

Advisories For Training Exercise Oct. 13


Airport Stakeholders and emergency responders will take part in a full-scale training exercise at Punta Gorda Airport on the morning of Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. Passengers will not be affected by this exercise as all the commercial airline facilities, including entrance and exit roads, parking, the Bailey Terminal and aircraft boarding will still be accessible and operational. The exercise will simulate an emergency response to a mock aircraft accident at the south end of the airport. Emergency responders will simulate their response to an accident scene, including utilization of firefighting vehicles and equipment, flowing water for a simulated fire, and [...]

Advisories For Training Exercise Oct. 132020-10-13T11:52:23-04:00

Airport Storm Preparations


Punta Gorda Airport’s management and operations teams are working to secure the airport property and make preparations for potential impacts from Tropical Storm Laura. 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 COMMUNITY PGD’s Bailey Terminal and [...]

Airport Storm Preparations2020-08-21T14:16:24-04:00

Pelican Drive Now Closed


The following roads on Punta Gorda Airport property are now closed permanently: Pelican Drive west of Grove Boulevard is closed. Westminster Drive from Pelican Drive to Wharton Avenue is closed. These areas are now fenced in as part of Punta Gorda Airport's operational area.   Signage, fences and blockades have been installed. The area is being monitored for trespassers. Violators will be prosecuted. Return to PGD BUZZ

Pelican Drive Now Closed2020-07-23T16:28:08-04:00

Metroplex EA – Comments Due July 10


The FAA has announced that as part of its Metroplex redesign of Florida airspace they will design Standard Terminal Arrival Procedures for PGD. On May 11, 2020, the Draft EA was publicly released and made publicly available for review and comment. Electronic copies of the Draft EA and supporting materials are available online at If you wish to provide comments, please provide them by mail, email, or through the FAA Community Engagement website comment form until July 10, 2020. This 60-day Public Comment period from May 11, 2020 and concluding July 10, 2020 is opened upon the public release [...]

Metroplex EA – Comments Due July 102020-07-07T15:19:29-04:00
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