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Airport Storm Preparations

2020-08-21T14:16:24-04:00

Punta Gorda Airport’s management and operations teams are working to secure the airport property and make preparations for potential impacts from Tropical Storm Laura. 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 Preparations2020-08-21T14:16:24-04:00

PGD Passengers Save Time & Money

2020-08-10T14:07:37-04:00

Data Shows Punta Gorda Airport Offers Lowest Average Airfare in Southwest Florida PGD’s Average Ticket Fare is $72 Each Way Punta Gorda, FL (July 29, 2020) – Travelers looking to save money on air travel will find that Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) is the low-fare leader when compared to neighboring airports in Fort Myers and Sarasota, with 45-85% less in fare costs. Allegiant fares through PGD average only $72 each way, while fares to the same destination airports from Sarasota (SRQ) average $105 and Fort Myers (RSW) average $133. The analysis was conducted by Volaire Aviation Consulting, utilizing information provided [...]

PGD Passengers Save Time & Money2020-08-10T14:07:37-04:00

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

Punta Gorda Airport Traffic Continues Recovery

2020-07-09T13:07:29-04:00

PGD’s Commitment to Safety is Nonstop Punta Gorda, FL (July 9, 2020) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority (Airport Authority) announced the Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) passenger count for June 2020 totaled 93,767, with 47,846 departing passengers and 45,921 arriving passengers. June 2020’s passenger count was down just 30% from June 2019’s passenger numbers, and planes were an average of 72% full. “PGD’s passenger count continues to improve, demonstrating significant confidence in Allegiant as more consumers resume air travel to and from Punta Gorda,” said Airport Authority Board Chair Pam Seay. “Airport management has worked quickly to incorporate an enhanced [...]

Punta Gorda Airport Traffic Continues Recovery2020-07-09T13:07:29-04:00

COVID-19 Response & Updates

2020-09-15T12:11:34-04:00

PGD's Commitment to Your Safety is NONSTOP... Just Like the Flights. Why Fly PGD? Nonstop Flights Flights offered at PGD are direct, so no stopping at another airport for a connection. Convenience Reduce your stress by using a small airport that’s easy and quick to get in and out of. Low Cost Take advantage of Allegiant’s low air fares to connect with family and friends. Open-Air Boarding Reduce your exposure during the boarding process with a low-risk, open-air environment where it’s easier to social distance. Increased Safety Rest assured, PGD has implemented CDC guidelines to help keep you safe. [...]

COVID-19 Response & Updates2020-09-15T12:11:34-04:00

Allegiant Announces Mask Requirement

2020-06-30T14:51:46-04:00

SOURCE Allegiant Travel Company Allegiant Expands Health And Safety Commitment By Requiring Customers To Wear Face Masks During All Phases Of Travel LAS VEGAS, June 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Allegiant Travel Company today announced that, beginning July 2, customers will be required to wear face masks during all phases of travel, including at the ticket counter, in the gate area, during boarding, on the aircraft and during the flight. This policy update builds on Allegiant's comprehensive health and safety program by bringing an extra layer of protection to customers, crew and team members at Allegiant airports. "Since the onset of the pandemic, in concert with CDC [...]

Allegiant Announces Mask Requirement2020-06-30T14:51:46-04:00

CEO Guest Column: How PGD is Moving Ahead Amidst COVID-19

2020-05-13T09:59:20-04:00

James W. Parish, P.E. is CEO of Punta Gorda Airport. Column provided to the Charlotte Sun.  Punta Gorda Airport CEO James W. Parish wearing his custom-branded PGD face covering. PUNTA GORDA (May 12, 2020) - I am pleased to share that the Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) staff has worked quickly to respond during the COVID-19 crisis and prepare for the future. While the situation is far from ideal, I am proud of how our team and the Charlotte County Airport Authority Board has worked quickly to adapt and maintain our efficiencies and cost-effectiveness. There is still a long [...]

CEO Guest Column: How PGD is Moving Ahead Amidst COVID-192020-05-13T09:59:20-04:00

Allegiant to Provide Masks to All Passengers

2020-06-30T14:54:41-04:00

Allegiant letter to customers on 5/3/20 Dear Customer, As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to impact our daily lives and the lives of our friends and family, our 4,500 Allegiant team members across America are — as always — one hundred percent focused on making sure your travels are as safe and seamless as possible. Whether you need to travel today, or are looking ahead to future vacations and long-overdue visits, we understand that your decision to travel is personal, and many factors are involved. And we know that a healthy environment is at the top of that list. It's personal, [...]

Allegiant to Provide Masks to All Passengers2020-06-30T14:54:41-04:00
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