Travel Tips

Travel Tips

Travel Tip – Secure & Declare Firearms

2019-05-16T15:56:15+00:00

The following information is provided by TSA: Transporting Firearms and Ammunition You may transport unloaded firearms in a locked hard-sided container as checked baggage only. Declare the firearm and/or ammunition to the airline when checking your bag at the ticket counter. The container must completely secure the firearm from being accessed. Locked cases that can be easily opened are not permitted. Be aware that the container the firearm was in when purchased may not adequately secure the firearm when it is transported in checked baggage. Contact the TSA Contact Center with questions you have regarding TSA firearm regulations and for clarification on what you may [...]

Travel Tip – Secure & Declare Firearms 2019-05-16T15:56:15+00:00

James Parish Voted Into Distinguished Aviation Society

2019-05-03T13:18:51+00:00

PGD's CEO James W. Parish, P.E. PGD’s CEO James W. Parish, P.E. has been accepted as a Board Member of the Tony Jannus Distinguished Aviation Society. The Society is an elite group of professionals that hold a passion for commercial aviation and are recognized as leaders in their industry. The Tony Jannus Distinguished Aviation Society’s purpose is to perpetuate the legacy of Tony Jannus, who pioneered commercial aviation by piloting the inaugural flight New Year’s Day, 1914. In addition to maintaining the legacy of Tony Jannus, the Society has two other purposes: first to promote scholar awards and [...]

James Parish Voted Into Distinguished Aviation Society 2019-05-03T13:18:51+00:00

Friendly Reminder – Animal Policy

2019-04-09T10:19:32+00:00

This is just a friendly reminder about our animal policy here at PGD. No animals are allowed inside the terminal except service animals or pets travelling by air. Travelling pets must be in their carrier or held. The exceptions to this rule are law enforcement dogs and Therapy K9's of Southwest Florida. We really appreciate your cooperation! Return to PGD BUZZ

Friendly Reminder – Animal Policy 2019-04-09T10:19:32+00:00

Enroll in TSA PreCheck at PGD March 25-April 5

2019-03-29T14:30:15+00:00

TSA Pre✓® Mobile Enrollment Event March 25th-April 5th, 2019 28000 Airport Rd., Punta Gorda, FL 33982 Look for the RV in the short-term parking lot (two-hour free parking). TSA Pre✓® is an expedited screening program that enables identified low-risk air travelers to enjoy a smart and efficient screening experience. For TSA Pre✓® travelers, there is no need to remove shoes, 3-1-1 liquids, laptops, light outerwear or belts. Today, TSA Pre✓® has more than 450 lanes at 200+ U.S. airports. The TSA Pre✓® application program allows U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents to directly apply for TSA Pre✓®. Once approved, travelers [...]

Enroll in TSA PreCheck at PGD March 25-April 5 2019-03-29T14:30:15+00:00

PGD Announces New “Flybrary” at the Bailey Terminal

2019-02-26T11:18:57+00:00

Charlotte County Library System Partnership offers Free Books to Passengers Punta Gorda, FL (Feb. 26, 2019) – Passengers flying through Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) can now take, borrow or trade a book for free at the Bailey Terminal near baggage claim. The PGD Flybrary partnership with the Charlotte County Library System is intended to promote literacy, reduce flight anxiety and help create a positive travel experience. “Flying is the perfect time to settle into a good book, said Charlotte County Airport Authority Commissioner Kathleen Coppola. “Thanks to the new PGD Flybrary, a good book won’t be hard to find.” The [...]

PGD Announces New “Flybrary” at the Bailey Terminal 2019-02-26T11:18:57+00:00

Save Money by Buying Tickets at the Terminal

2019-02-21T11:30:36+00:00

When you purchase Allegiant tickets online, one of the fees is an Electronic Carrier Usage Charge ($18 per person, per segment). Don't let these fees add up by purchasing tickets at the Bailey Terminal during these hours instead: Monday from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Short-term parking at PGD is free for two hours, so take advantage of this next time you are flying Allegiant! Return to PGD BUZZ

Save Money by Buying Tickets at the Terminal 2019-02-21T11:30:36+00:00

Passenger Tip – Where to Pick Up Uber & Lyft

2018-12-11T12:54:54+00:00

Watch this 30-second video so you know exactly where to catch your Uber or Lyft from PGD. If you are unable to cross the street to the loading area in the short-term parking lot, please contact your driver directly for assistance. Thank you for your cooperation, and for flying PGD. Return to PGD BUZZ

Passenger Tip – Where to Pick Up Uber & Lyft 2018-12-11T12:54:54+00:00