Punta Gorda Airport Five-Year Capital Improvement Program


Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

Open House: 4 – 5:30 p.m.

Public Hearing: 5:30 p.m.

Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center

75 Taylor St, Punta Gorda, FL 33950

Proposed Airport Improvements: The proposed improvements, collectively referred to in the Draft EA as the Proposed Project, include the following development actions: 1) improving runway safety and function by reconstructing/rehabilitating Runway 04/22 and extending and rehabilitating Runway 15/33; 2) developing a new general aviation terminal facility and new flight school facilities; 3) expanding parking facilities by providing additional public parking and rental car areas; and 4) performing wildlife hazard habitat management by removing several wetland areas on the airfield. The Proposed Project includes mitigation measures for unavoidable impacts.

The purpose of the combined Public Information Workshop and Public Hearing is to receive and consider public comments on the social, economic and environmental effects of the Proposed Project. Attendees will be given the opportunity to submit written comments, or give verbal comments to a court reporter.

No formal presentation will be made. Reservations not requested. 

Draft EA Availability: A copy of the Draft EA is available for public review on the CCAA website at www.flypgd.com/master-plan. The document will also be available for review during regular business hours at the locations listed below:

Punta Gorda Airport

28000 A-1 Airport Rd

Punta Gorda, FL 33982

Vernon Peeples Library

26300 Airport Rd

Punta Gorda, FL 33950

Punta Gorda Public Library

424 W Henry St

Punta Gorda, FL 33950

Comment Period: Written comments on the Draft EA will also be accepted by mail if they are postmarked no later than March 8, 2019. All comments will be carefully reviewed and addressed in a Final Environmental Assessment. Written comments can be submitted at the Public Hearing or mailed to:

Charlotte County Airport Authority

Punta Gorda Airport

Attention: Ron D. Ridenour Jr., Project Manager

28000 A-1 Airport Road

Punta Gorda, FL 33982

Please note that comments can only be accepted with the full name and address of the individual commenting. Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, be advised that your entire comment – including your personal identifying information – may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask in your comment to withhold from public review your personal identifying information, it cannot be guaranteed that it will be withheld.

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