Airport Storm Preparations

2021-08-13T09:25:36-04:00

Punta Gorda Airport’s management and operations teams are working to secure the airport property and make preparations for potential impacts from Tropical Storm Fred.Punta Gorda Airport and its runways will remain open as long as conditions are safe.  However, if winds are sustained at ~50 MPH, aircraft operations and tower operations will cease, and we continue to follow recommendations from Charlotte County Emergency Management.PASSENGERS PGD is not responsible for notifying passengers of Allegiant’s flight changes.If you have an upcoming flight, check your email for updates from Allegiant.Visit Allegiant Travel Alerts page or email hurricane.help@allegiantair.com.COMMUNITYPGD’s Bailey Terminal and AIRPORT FACILITIES ARE NOT PUBLIC HURRICANE SHELTERS.Please visit [...]

Airport Storm Preparations2021-08-13T09:25:36-04:00

Allegiant Adds Service to Austin & Bentonville

2021-08-10T09:56:37-04:00

News release provided by Allegiant: ALLEGIANT ANNOUNCES NONSTOP SERVICE FROM PUNTA GORDA TO TWO DESTINATIONS WITH ONE-WAY FARES AS LOW AS $49*  Punta Gorda, Fla. Aug. 10, 2021  — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces nonstop service to Bentonville, Ark. and Austin, Texas from Punta Gorda Airport. To celebrate, Allegiant is offering one-way fares on the new routes as low as $49.*The new routes are part of a 22-route expansion across Allegiant’s network, launching just in time to plan winter holiday getaways.“A hallmark of Allegiant’s service is to connect travelers to warmer destinations where they can enjoy a variety of outdoor leisure activities,” [...]

Allegiant Adds Service to Austin & Bentonville2021-08-10T09:56:37-04:00

Sturgis Countdown – Allegiant Flights are Selling Out!

2021-07-20T10:57:22-04:00

News release provided by Allegiant.  BREAKING NEWS: STURGIS COUNTDOWN – FLIGHTS ARE SELLING OUT THERE’S STILL TIME FOR MOTORCYCLE ENTHUSIASTS TO BOOK A SPECIAL RIDE ON ALLEGIANT TO ATTEND NEXT MONTH’S STURGIS RALLY IN SOUTH DAKOTA PUNTA GORDA, Fla. July 20, 2021 — With the famed Sturgis Rally just three weeks away, limited seats remain on Allegiant’s (NASDAQ: ALGT) one-time only special service between Punta Gorda and Rapid City, S.D. Don’t miss your chance to catch a convenient, nonstop ride to attend the country’s premier motorcycle event and music festival, taking place Aug. 6 through 15. “An event built for [...]

Sturgis Countdown – Allegiant Flights are Selling Out!2021-07-20T10:57:22-04:00

Airport Storm Preparations

2021-07-05T22:14:41-04:00

Punta Gorda Airport’s management and operations teams are working to secure the airport property and make preparations for potential impacts from Tropical Storm Elsa. Punta Gorda Airport and its runways will remain open as long as conditions are safe.  However, if winds are sustained at ~50 MPH, aircraft operations and tower operations will cease, and we continue to follow recommendations from Charlotte County Emergency Management. PASSENGERS  PGD is not responsible for notifying passengers of Allegiant’s flight changes. If you have an upcoming flight, check your email for updates from Allegiant. Visit Allegiant Travel Alerts page or email hurricane.help@allegiantair.com. COMMUNITY PGD’s Bailey Terminal and [...]

Airport Storm Preparations2021-07-05T22:14:41-04:00

Board Guest Column: The Daily Sun

2021-07-01T15:58:56-04:00

Rob Hancik is a commissioner on the Charlotte County Airport Authority and member of the Curmudgeon Club of Charlotte County. Column provided to the Charlotte Sun.  Airport’s growth a financial boost for county PUNTA GORDA (June 26, 2021) - Punta Gorda Airport is back in full swing. April was the first month Allegiant flights averaged 75% full and total passenger numbers are now aligning with 2019 numbers. Commissioner Robert D. Hancik, A.A.E. If you make a morning trip to the terminal building you might not even think there was a pandemic… well except for the masks. While mask [...]

Board Guest Column: The Daily Sun2021-07-01T15:58:56-04:00

Allegiant Adds Service to MSP & SGF

2021-06-29T08:21:07-04:00

News release provided by Allegiant.  ALLEGIANT ANNOUNCES NEW NONSTOP SERVICE TO 2 CITIES WITH ONE-WAY FARES AS LOW AS $49*   PUNTA GORDA, Fla. June 29, 2021 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces nonstop service from Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) to two new destinations: Minneapolis, Minn. and Springfield, Mo. beginning later this year. To celebrate the new launch date, the company is offering one-way fares on the new routes as low as $49.* “Now more than ever, travelers choose to fly Allegiant because we connect them from point-to-point without the hassle of layovers or connections,” said Drew Wells, Allegiant’s senior [...]

Allegiant Adds Service to MSP & SGF2021-06-29T08:21:07-04:00

Nonstop, Low-cost Flights to Baltimore Begin Today!

2021-05-27T12:36:53-04:00

ALLEGIANT BEGINS NEW NONSTOP SERVICE TO BALTIMORE WITH ONE-WAY FARES AS LOW AS $59* PUNTA GORDA, Fla. May 27, 2021 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today begins a new nonstop route to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Maryland from Punta Gorda Airport (PGD). To celebrate, the company is offering one-way fares on the new route as low as $59.*  “Punta Gorda is an important part of our network, so we’re thrilled to offer this new service to Baltimore, which serves as a gateway to a variety of recreational opportunities,” said Drew Wells, Allegiant’s senior vice president of revenue and [...]

Nonstop, Low-cost Flights to Baltimore Begin Today!2021-05-27T12:36:53-04:00

B-17 Aluminum Overcast Tour

2021-03-23T15:25:22-04:00

Historic World War II Flights April 9-11, 2021 The B-17 has a remarkable story; one filled with daring missions and personal sacrifice. You're now invited to relive that story on a historic flight aboard the EAA's beautifully restored B-17 Flying Fortress, Aluminum Overcast. More than just an airplane, the B-17 is living history that holds a remarkable connection to the past and is the most iconic image of World War II. Today, it serves as a tribute to those known as the greatest generation: the bold men and women who built and served on the heavy bombers in the 1940s. Relive the [...]

B-17 Aluminum Overcast Tour2021-03-23T15:25:22-04:00

Board Chair Guest Column: The Daily Sun

2021-03-05T12:25:50-05:00

James W. Herston, P.E. is Chair of the Charlotte County Airport Authority. Column provided to the Charlotte Sun.  Straight talk on Punta Gorda Airport’s future PUNTA GORDA (Feb. 28, 2021) - As Chair of the Charlotte County Airport Authority (CCAA) Board, I am pleased to connect with The Daily Sun readers. You’ve likely seen a flurry of news coverage over the past six months as the CCAA discussed potentially entering into the FAA’s Airport Investment Partnership Program (AIPP). I’d like to provide some clarification on discussions related to privatization and the Board’s structure, and invite you to stay engaged as [...]

Board Chair Guest Column: The Daily Sun2021-03-05T12:25:50-05:00
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