Runway 4-22 Rehabilitation Project

Runway 4-22 will be closed for approximately one year beginning in January 2022.  During its closure, Runway 15-33 will be used as the primary runway for all of PGD’s commercial airline departures and landings.

Runway Project FAQs

The runway was constructed in the 1940s and has endured decades of takeoffs and landings, so the center portion of the runway must be removed and reconstructed along its entire length. The remaining portion of the runway will be milled and resurfaced. Both portions of the runway will be paved with asphalt, grooved and painted with runway markings. New blast pads will also be constructed at each end of the runway, and new energy-efficient lighting will be installed.

Airlines have been using both Runway 4-22 and Runway 15-33 from October 2020 through December 2021. Once Runway 4-22 has been rehabilitated and reopens, airlines will resume utilizing both runways again.

The potential arrival and departure paths shown on this webpage may vary based on weather, safety conditions and air traffic.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has sovereign control over all airspace above the United States and its Territories. Neither the Charlotte County Airport Authority Board nor staff has the legal authority to mandate specific flight paths. We are only allowed to ask pilots to abide by our recommended and voluntary noise abatement procedures. Any change in departure or arrival flight paths must be approved and implemented by the FAA.

Yes, we are equipped to handle all commercial air traffic on Runway 15-33, and we also have Runway 9-27 available for smaller aircraft to utilize.

PGD’s runways will be closed for commercial airline traffic from Sept. 6 – 12, 2022 for necessary construction connections. This closure was coordinated with Allegiant to take place during its lowest demand period.

Yes, we would be happy to answer individual questions to the best of our ability. We will also work with our neighbors to schedule a presentation for their group.  Click here to submit your question or request.