PGD Awarded $6 Million Federal Grant

2019-11-22T15:59:24-05:00

FAA Grant to Fund General Aviation Apron PUNTA GORDA, FL (Nov. 22, 2019) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority will be receiving $6 million in funding from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for construction of a new general aviation (GA) apron on the north side of the Punta Gorda Airport (PGD). Airport officials were notified by the Office of U.S. Senator Marco Rubio on Thursday that the funding announcement from U.S. FDOT was imminent. “We were thrilled to receive notification of this award, and for the ongoing support of Congressman Steube and Senator Rick Scott,” said Robert Hancik, Charlotte County [...]

PGD Awarded $6 Million Federal Grant2019-11-22T15:59:24-05:00

Allegiant Announces New Nonstop Service to Richmond, VA

2019-11-12T08:37:59-05:00

 News Release Provided by Allegiant:  ALLEGIANT ANNOUNCES NEW NONSTOP SERVICE TO PUNTA GORDA WITH ONE-WAY FARES AS LOW AS $65* PUNTA GORDA, Fla. Nov. 12, 2019 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces service to Punta Gorda Airport (PGD), from Richmond, Virginia via Richmond International Airport (RIC) beginning Feb. 13, 2020. To celebrate, the company is offering one-way fares on the new route as low as $65.* “We are excited to announce that our service to the Punta Gorda Airport continues to expand to yet another city,” said Drew Wells, Allegiant vice president of planning and revenue. “We know this route [...]

Allegiant Announces New Nonstop Service to Richmond, VA2019-11-12T08:37:59-05:00

Nonstop, Low-cost Flights to Traverse City Begin Today

2019-10-17T16:16:52-04:00

 News Release Provided by Allegiant:  ALLEGIANT KICKS OFF NEW NONSTOP SERVICE TO TRAVERSE CITY WITH ROUND-TRIP FARES AS LOW AS $69 EACH WAY* PUNTA GORDA, Fla. Oct. 17, 2019 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) begins service today from Punta Gorda to Traverse City, Michigan. To celebrate, the company is offering round-trip fares on the new route as low as $69 each way.* “We’re excited to continue our growth and offer this new route out of Punta Gorda,” said Drew Wells, Allegiant vice president of planning and revenue. “We’re sure that outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy visiting the Cherry Capital of the World, [...]

Nonstop, Low-cost Flights to Traverse City Begin Today2019-10-17T16:16:52-04:00

Air Service Destination Survey – Initial Results Are In!

2019-09-19T17:01:35-04:00

Preliminary Survey Results 1,341 people participated in PGD's Air Service Destination Survey between July 25 and Sept. 4, 2019. Of the initial 200 participants that provided email address, 63 of them have claimed their coupon for a free coffee or bottled water. Additional prizes for free parking and gift certificates to The Junction will be drawn and announced by the end of September 2019. View the Preliminary Results here.   Return to PGD BUZZ

Air Service Destination Survey – Initial Results Are In!2019-09-19T17:01:35-04:00

Airport Hurricane Preparations

2019-09-03T11:20:38-04:00

Punta Gorda Airport’s management and operations teams are working to secure the airport property and make preparations for potential impacts from Hurricane Dorian. 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 [...]

Airport Hurricane Preparations2019-09-03T11:20:38-04:00

PGD Launches Air Service Destination Survey

2019-07-26T11:22:30-04:00

Participants Eligible for Airport Coupons & Prizes   Punta Gorda, FL (July 25, 2019) – Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) is offering coupons and prizes for airport parking and concessions to encourage participation in its online air service destination survey through Aug. 31, 2019. The survey focuses on two areas of air service via PGD: intrastate and major U.S. hub destinations. The survey, which can be found at www.FlyPGD.com/survey, asks potential and current PGD passengers to indicate where within Florida they would fly to from PGD at $200 each way, as well as how often, why, with how many people, which days [...]

PGD Launches Air Service Destination Survey2019-07-26T11:22:30-04:00

PGD Ranked Among North America’s Airport Leaders

2019-06-06T15:06:43-04:00

PGD Tops Low-Cost Collaborators List L to R: OAG's Mark Mattio, PGD's COO Ron Mallard, OAG's Stephen Leonard Punta Gorda, FL (June 6, 2019) – OAG, the world’s leading provider of travel data and insight, revealed its North America’s Airport Leaders 2019 report on June 4, 2019. With an 11% growth rate, Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) ranked at the top of OAG's list of medium-sized airports in the “Low-Cost Collaborators” category. 100% of the seat share at PGD is operated by low-cost carrier Allegiant Air. “Healthy expansion among medium and small airport categories indicates there’s no limit on opportunity [...]

PGD Ranked Among North America’s Airport Leaders2019-06-06T15:06:43-04:00
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