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PGD Awarded $6 Million Federal Grant

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

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 Grant 2019-11-22T15:59:24+00:00

PGD Wins Statewide Recognition for Marketing

2019-11-20T14:14:07+00:00

Airport Honored with Flagler Award at Florida Tourism Forum PUNTA GORDA, FL (Nov. 20, 2019) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority is proud to announce statewide recognition for Punta Gorda Airport’s public relations and marketing efforts in collaboration with its agency partner, Gravina, Smith, Matte & Arnold Marketing and Public Relations (GSMA). Tuesday night, during the 19th Annual Flagler Awards at the Florida Tourism Forum, Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) won a Bronze Award for Creativity in Public Relations for its Destination Spotlights campaign. PGD serves as a vital tourism channel for Southwest Florida residents to use and enjoy for convenient, [...]

PGD Wins Statewide Recognition for Marketing 2019-11-20T14:14:07+00:00

Air Show November 1-3, 2019

2019-09-23T09:41:16+00:00

Visit the Florida International Air Show's website or call 1-833-PGD-FIAS for more information. Friday November 1, 2019: Gates open at 5:00 pm. Performances from 5:30 pm-8:30 pm. Saturday November 2, 2019: The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will be performing. Gates open at 9:00 am. Performances from 12:00 pm-3:30 pm. Sunday November 3, 2019: The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will be performing. Gates open at 9:00 am. Performances from 12:00 pm-3:30 pm. Reminders:  Be sure to pack your sunscreen and event chairs Chairs will be available for rent at the event if you do not want to carry your own Outside food, alcoholic beverages, carry-in packages, [...]

Air Show November 1-3, 2019 2019-09-23T09:41:16+00:00

Congressional Art Competition Reception Photos

2019-05-03T15:34:57+00:00

On April 24, 2019 Punta Gorda Airport co-hosted a reception with U.S. Congressman Greg Steube's office. The Congressman  honored students that participated in the Congressional Art Competition. Our local elected officials and community partners enjoyed the new Flybrary, art, historic exhibits and photo displays. Congressman Steube & Staff Airport Authority Commissioners Community Partners & Special Guests Student Participants & Supportive [...]

Congressional Art Competition Reception Photos 2019-05-03T15:34:57+00:00

Economic Development Business Brief

2019-01-18T14:50:00+00:00

Reaching new heights, breaking new ground, blazing new trails Economic development continues to bloom in beautiful Charlotte County. In this issue of EDP Business Brief, you’ll learn how Punta Gorda Airport continues to reach new heights. You can read about a company that just broke ground here. And how a new grant from the state of Florida will help Charlotte County blaze extraordinary new trails in workforce development. Sign up for the EDP Newsletter Here. Return to PGD BUZZ

Economic Development Business Brief 2019-01-18T14:50:00+00:00

Allegiant Kicks off 3 New Routes from PGD!

2018-11-19T10:22:44+00:00

News Release provided by Allegiant:  PUNTA GORDA, Fla. Nov. 14, 2018 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) this week begins new service to Fort Myers / Punta Gorda from three new cities: Appleton, Wisconsin; Omaha, Nebraska and Syracuse, New York. To celebrate, the company, known for its exceptional travel deals, is offering one-way fares on the new routes for as low as $68.* “We’re thrilled to continue our growth in southwest Florida via Punta Gorda Airport,” said Drew Wells, Allegiant vice president of planning and revenue. “We’ve seen great travel demand for the area, and we’re happy to [...]

Allegiant Kicks off 3 New Routes from PGD! 2018-11-19T10:22:44+00:00