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

Masks Required by Federal Law

2021-02-02T13:12:15-05:00

Mask Requirement Federal law requires wearing a mask at all times in and on the airport and failure to comply may result in removal and denial of re-entry. Refusing to wear a mask in or on the airport is a violation of federal law; individuals may be subject to penalties under federal law. Questions regarding the Security Directive should be directed to TSA at (866) 289-9673. TSA Security Directive 1542-21-01 exempts the following categories of persons from wearing masks: Children under the age of 2. People with disabilities who cannot wear a mask, or cannot safely [...]

Masks Required by Federal Law2021-02-02T13:12:15-05:00

Allegiant Kicks Off Service to Houston & Chicago

2020-11-20T13:18:30-05:00

TRIP FARES AS LOW AS $29 EACH WAY*  Provided by Allegiant: PUNTA GORDA, Florida Nov. 20, 2020 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) begins service today from Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) to Houston, Texas and Chicago, Illinois. To celebrate, the company is offering round-trip fares on the new route as low as $29 each way.* The new routes from Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) include: Houston, Texas via William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) – beginning Nov. 20, 2020 with fares as low as $29* each way. Chicago, Illinois via Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) – beginning Nov. 20, 2020 with fares as low [...]

Allegiant Kicks Off Service to Houston & Chicago2020-11-20T13:18:30-05:00

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

2021-02-19T11:12:14-05:00

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 & Money2021-02-19T11:12:14-05:00
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