Traffic Advisory – Golf Course Boulevard Closures


Closure Between Henry and Challenger Punta Gorda, Fla. (April 15, 2021) – The portion of Golf Course Boulevard between Henry Street and Challenger Boulevard is scheduled for the following closures: Single southbound lane closure on April 20 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. on April 21 Entire road closure (both lanes) April 26 through June 4 This temporary closure is required for the construction of Punta Gorda Airport’s new General Aviation Center. Detour signs will instruct drivers to use Piper Road as an alternate route for traveling to and from Punta Gorda Airport. Advanced warning signs and flaggers will be [...]

Traffic Advisory – Golf Course Boulevard Closures2021-04-15T15:05:13-04:00

Don’t Feed Wildlife


PRINTABLE FLYER Help us keep aircraft safe by not attracting wildlife to PGD. Do not encourage wildlife by feeding or leaving food for them. Bird strikes can cause significant damage to aircraft and lead to life-threatening incidents. In fact, feeding wildlife is illegal in Florida. Learn more about Punt Gorda Airport's (PGD) Wildlife Hazard Management Plan and how you can help. DID YOU KNOW? Birds gathering near or on airports can become victims of bird-aircraft collisions, potentially causing flight delays, damage to aircraft, and loss of human life. According to the FAA, wildlife-aircraft strikes have resulted in the [...]

Don’t Feed Wildlife2021-04-14T11:19:44-04:00

PGD to MDW – Experience The Bean, the Sights and the Pizza in the Windy City


Take a trip to the Windy City, with a low-cost, nonstop Allegiant flight from PGD to MDW. Voted one of the best views in America, 360 CHICAGO offers you a bird’s-eye view of the incredible Chicago skyline and surrounding areas. Located on the 94th floor of the John Hancock Center, thrill-seeking visitors can add a ticket to experience TILT – an observation deck that angles you towards the ground below! Another must-see in Chicago is the easily-recognizable outdoor installation, Cloud Gate. Located in Millennium Park, this unique art piece, commonly known as “The Bean,” is iconic for the Windy City. [...]

PGD to MDW – Experience The Bean, the Sights and the Pizza in the Windy City2021-04-08T15:14:07-04:00

PGD to CHS – Golf, History and Relaxation


Take a trip to Charleston, the largest city in South Carolina, with a low-cost, nonstop Allegiant flight from PGD to CHS! Head on over to the east coast and tee-off at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. With five fully renovated championship courses, you’re sure to feel like a pro. Also home of the 2012 and 2021 PGA Championship, this vacation spot is un-fore-gettable! Turn back time and visit Patriots Point, one of the state’s most popular attractions. The Naval and Maritime Museum has notable historical ships and war artifacts and serves as a national destination where honor, pride and adventure unite. [...]

PGD to CHS – Golf, History and Relaxation2021-04-05T13:32:23-04:00

Summary of March 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: March 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 News & Reach

Summary of March News Coverage2021-05-11T13:34:19-04:00

B-17 Aluminum Overcast Tour


Historic World War II Flights April 9-11, 2021 The B-17 has a remarkable story; one filled with daring missions and personal sacrifice. You're now invited to relive that story on a historic flight aboard the EAA's beautifully restored B-17 Flying Fortress, Aluminum Overcast. More than just an airplane, the B-17 is living history that holds a remarkable connection to the past and is the most iconic image of World War II. Today, it serves as a tribute to those known as the greatest generation: the bold men and women who built and served on the heavy bombers in the 1940s. Relive the [...]

B-17 Aluminum Overcast Tour2021-03-23T15:25:22-04:00

FAA to Implement South-Central Florida Metroplex on April 22


News release provided by the FAA. Please direct related questions to the FAA.  The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on April 22 will implement the first phase of the South-Central Florida Metroplex, the agency’s plan to move flights more safely and efficiently across the southern half of the state. Metroplex procedures will allow flights that are more direct and have more efficient climb and descent profiles. The agency will publish 54 new procedures on April 22. Seventeen of the procedures will require additional training of air traffic controllers and automation upgrades at air traffic control facilities before they can be implemented. [...]

FAA to Implement South-Central Florida Metroplex on April 222021-03-25T15:08:50-04:00

PGD to MLB – Spring Training Games and Hotel Special


Let's play ball! Take a low-cost, nonstop flight through Allegiant to PGD, your gateway to not one or two, but five spring training stadiums! Batter up! First on base: Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte. Second, you can check out Atlanta Braves at CoolToday Park in North Port. Third, drive up the road to Sarasota and check out the Baltimore Orioles play at Ed Smith Stadium. Fourth, drive south to Fort Myers and watch the Minnesota Twins play at Hammond Stadium at CenturyLink Sport Complex. And rounding out to home base, catch the Boston Red Sox [...]

PGD to MLB – Spring Training Games and Hotel Special2021-03-11T13:16:58-05:00
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