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PGD Awarded $471K for Design of Runway 4-22

2020-07-29T14:02:04-04:00

PGD will receive a $471,305 grant from the FAA for the design portion of Runway 4/22’s rehabilitation. This project will rehabilitate 7,193 feet of pavement to maintain Runway 4/22’s structural integrity, as well as lighting and signage to enhance safe airfield operations during low visibility conditions. Visit the Runway Construction Updates page for more information.  News Release Provided by FAA:  U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces Over $273 Million in Grants to 184 Airports in 41 States, 6 Territories July 28, 2020 Contact: pressoffice@dot.gov WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao announced today that the Trump [...]

PGD Awarded $471K for Design of Runway 4-222020-07-29T14:02:04-04:00

Allegiant Begins New Nonstop Service to Richmond, VA

2020-02-13T16:45:39-05:00

 News Release Provided by Allegiant:  ALLEGIANT BEGINS NEW NONSTOP SERVICE FROM PUNTA GORDA WITH ROUND-TRIP FARES AS LOW AS $75 EACH WAY*  PUNTA GORDA, Fla. Feb. 13, 2020 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) begins service today from Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) to Richmond International Airport (RIC). To celebrate, the company is offering round-trip fares on the new route as low as $75 each way.* “We are excited to announce that our service to the Punta Gorda Airport continues to expand to yet another city,” said Drew Wells, Allegiant vice president of planning and revenue. “We know this route will be popular [...]

Allegiant Begins New Nonstop Service to Richmond, VA2020-02-13T16:45:39-05:00

Allegiant Announces New Nonstop Service to Savannah, GA

2020-01-14T07:57:09-05:00

 News Release Provided by Allegiant:  ALLEGIANT ANNOUNCES NEW NONSTOP SERVICE TO SAVANNAH WITH ONE-WAY FARES AS LOW AS $44*   PUNTA GORDA, Fla. Jan. 14, 2020 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces a new nonstop route to Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) from Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) beginning June 6, 2020. To celebrate, the company is offering one-way fares on the new route as low as $44.* “We are thrilled to bring new service to a popular Allegiant destination to the residents of Charlotte County,” said Drew Wells, Allegiant vice president of planning and revenue. “We know area travelers will enjoy the historic charm of [...]

Allegiant Announces New Nonstop Service to Savannah, GA2020-01-14T07:57:09-05:00

PGD Awarded $6 Million Federal Grant

2019-11-22T15:59:24-05:00

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 Grant2019-11-22T15:59:24-05:00

PGD Wins Statewide Recognition for Marketing

2019-11-20T14:14:07-05:00

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 Marketing2019-11-20T14:14:07-05:00

Allegiant Announces New Nonstop Service to Richmond, VA

2019-11-12T08:37:59-05:00

 News Release Provided by Allegiant:  ALLEGIANT ANNOUNCES NEW NONSTOP SERVICE TO PUNTA GORDA WITH ONE-WAY FARES AS LOW AS $65* PUNTA GORDA, Fla. Nov. 12, 2019 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces service to Punta Gorda Airport (PGD), from Richmond, Virginia via Richmond International Airport (RIC) beginning Feb. 13, 2020. To celebrate, the company is offering one-way fares on the new route as low as $65.* “We are excited to announce that our service to the Punta Gorda Airport continues to expand to yet another city,” said Drew Wells, Allegiant vice president of planning and revenue. “We know this route [...]

Allegiant Announces New Nonstop Service to Richmond, VA2019-11-12T08:37:59-05:00

TSA Precheck Mobile Enrollment Returning to PGD in December 2019

2019-11-08T15:56:26-05:00

PUNTA GORDA, FL (Nov. 8, 2019) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority announced today the TSA Pre✓®  Mobile RV will returning to the Punta Gorda Airport for a TSA Pre✓® Mobile Enrollment RV onsite event. Dates: Monday Dec. 9 – Thursday Dec. 19, 2019 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. (Closed Saturday & Sunday), and on Friday Dec. 20 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Location:  28000 Airport Rd, Punta Gorda, FL 33982. Look for the TSA Precheck RV in the short-term parking lot across from the Skyview Café & Bailey Terminal. The TSA [...]

TSA Precheck Mobile Enrollment Returning to PGD in December 20192019-11-08T15:56:26-05:00

Enroll in TSA PreCheck at PGD December 9-20, 2019

2019-11-04T15:25:50-05:00

TSA Pre✓® Mobile Enrollment Event December 9-20, 2019 Monday Dec. 9 – Thursday Dec. 19, 2019 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. (Closed Saturday & Sunday), and on Friday Dec. 20 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. 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 [...]

Enroll in TSA PreCheck at PGD December 9-20, 20192019-11-04T15:25:50-05:00

2019 Florida International Air Show

2019-07-15T16:48:16-04:00

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, coolers, [...]

2019 Florida International Air Show2019-07-15T16:48:16-04:00

Nonstop, Low-cost Flights to Traverse City Begin Today

2019-10-17T16:16:52-04:00

 News Release Provided by Allegiant:  ALLEGIANT KICKS OFF NEW NONSTOP SERVICE TO TRAVERSE CITY WITH ROUND-TRIP FARES AS LOW AS $69 EACH WAY* PUNTA GORDA, Fla. Oct. 17, 2019 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) begins service today from Punta Gorda to Traverse City, Michigan. To celebrate, the company is offering round-trip fares on the new route as low as $69 each way.* “We’re excited to continue our growth and offer this new route out of Punta Gorda,” said Drew Wells, Allegiant vice president of planning and revenue. “We’re sure that outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy visiting the Cherry Capital of the World, [...]

Nonstop, Low-cost Flights to Traverse City Begin Today2019-10-17T16:16:52-04:00
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