January & February Aviation Mechanics Info Sessions


Find out how to fuel your career in aviation mechanics! Join Charlotte Technical College in their Auditorium, 6-7 p.m.: ⭐Parent/Guardian & HS Juniors: Tues 1/26, Weds 1/27, Weds 2/10 ⭐Graduating Seniors: Tues 2/16 ⭐Post-Grad Students (Parents welcome): Tues 2/23 Fill out this short form to learn more! Charlotte Technical College 18150 Murdock Circle, Port Charlotte, FL 33948 Office: 941-255-7500 Ext. 114 Debbie.Ederer@yourcharlotteschools.net Return to PGD BUZZ

January & February Aviation Mechanics Info Sessions2021-01-25T14:00:09-05:00

Runway Construction Updates


Runway 15-33 Rehabilitation and Extension This project consisted of constructing a 593-foot extension on the south end of Runway 15-33 (increasing the length to 6,281 feet) and rehabilitating the existing runway pavement. This portion of the project was completed in October 2020. In addition, Woodlawn Drive is being realigned to be outside the limits of the new Runway Protection Zone (RPZ) on the south end of Runway 33 once it is extended to the south. Runway 4-22 Rehabilitation This project will include the rehabilitation, not the extension, of Runway 4-22, which is 7,192 feet long. PROJECT INFORMATION  STUDIES, REPORTS & MAPS [...]

Runway Construction Updates2020-12-30T16:48:50-05:00

Top-Off Tuesday Winners


Top-Off Tuesday Holiday Treat Giveaway! 20 GALLONS OF AVGAS Congratulations to one random winner from each series of T-Hangars! Vic & Carol Babyak – hangar 20518 Mike Plante – hangar 60404 The winners are instructed to please stop by the FBO to receive their gift certificate. Return to PGD BUZZ

Top-Off Tuesday Winners2020-12-22T15:17:04-05:00

T-Hangar Leases & Badging


Important Changes to Lease Requirements LESSEE INFO SHEET 2021 SAMPLE LEASE BADGING & DRIVERS TEST Dear T-Hangar Tenant: On December 17, 2020, the Charlotte County Airport Authority (CCAA) Board approved an updated Lease and Rules & Regulations that requires you to have $1,000,000 in liability insurance on your aircraft. The Board approved this policy at the recommendation of our attorney to protect each of you, your fellow tenants, and the airport. Please make note of these important changes taking effect on January 1, 2021.  All Leases and Badges [...]

T-Hangar Leases & Badging2020-12-30T16:42:09-05:00

See the Gardens in a Whole New Light!


Botanical Gardens Display at PGD Get a sneak peek of the Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens inside the Bailey Terminal across from ticket counters. Check in on Facebook and take a selfie in front of the unique bromeliad holiday tree. Check out "Gardens Aglow," less than 5 miles from PGD, on December 11-13, 18-20, 22-23, 29-30. Buy tickets now to see the Gardens in a whole new light! Return to PGD BUZZ

See the Gardens in a Whole New Light!2020-12-04T16:40:35-05:00

Airport Authority Thanks Our Veterans!


Thank you to all the brave men and women who served our country, and for the sacrifices you made for the United States and our citizens. We're proud to honor our Veteran employees at the Charlotte County Airport Authority today. In the group photo above (left to right): Arne Daniels, Andy May, Rob Gill, John Ferriell, Brian Bond, Bob Zook, Beth Pardal, David Smith, Ray Laroche, Keith Hafenbreidel, and CEO James W. Parish. Pictured in front: Mike Thames, Ron Taylor, Commissioner Paul Andrews, Heather Straw & Greg Hill. Return to PGD BUZZ [...]

Airport Authority Thanks Our Veterans!2020-11-11T10:44:24-05:00

Warbirds Take Flight Nov. 21!


“Wings Over Charlotte County” will depart from PGD on Nov. 21 at 1:30 p.m. Watch the skies for aircraft from the WWII, Korea and Vietnam eras, plus the Veterans Airlift Command and local Huey helicopters. Thanks to the Florida International Air Show for honoring our Veterans, First Responders and Healthcare workers with this patriotic display! Learn more about the Welcome Home Veterans events. Return to PGD BUZZ

Warbirds Take Flight Nov. 21!2020-11-09T18:04:57-05:00

Supply Drive for United Way Day of Caring!


Airport Authority staff and Commissioners participated in United Way's Day of Caring benefiting non-profits in Charlotte County. PGD selected the Boys & Girls Club and the Children's Network of SWFL to collect cleaning supplies and personal care items for.  Thanks to the airport team for contributing $400 in supplies! The United Way's Mission: Mobilizing the power of our community to break the cycle of poverty. Return to PGD BUZZ

Supply Drive for United Way Day of Caring!2020-11-25T14:27:11-05:00

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
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