A Piece of History Flies Away

2021-04-19T15:29:26-04:00

Published in the Charlotte Sun on April 17, 2021 When this plane first flew, it was only 30 years after the Wright brothers proved human flight possible. But the 1933 Stinson Reliant stopped flying probably around 1950, say its renovators here at the Punta Gorda Airport. In late March, it took off again finally — the man who bought it being the first to try it out. He was impressed, and then flew it to his home in Indiana. “The new owner came and put the wings on and flew away,” said Al Boynton, the man who bought the plane [...]

A Piece of History Flies Away2021-04-19T15:29:26-04:00

Traffic Advisory – Golf Course Boulevard Closures

2021-04-15T15:05:13-04:00

Closure Between Henry and Challenger Punta Gorda, Fla. (April 15, 2021) – The portion of Golf Course Boulevard between Henry Street and Challenger Boulevard is scheduled for the following closures: Single southbound lane closure on April 20 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. on April 21 Entire road closure (both lanes) April 26 through June 4 This temporary closure is required for the construction of Punta Gorda Airport’s new General Aviation Center. Detour signs will instruct drivers to use Piper Road as an alternate route for traveling to and from Punta Gorda Airport. Advanced warning signs and flaggers will be [...]

Traffic Advisory – Golf Course Boulevard Closures2021-04-15T15:05:13-04:00

Runway Construction Updates

2020-12-30T16:48:50-05:00

Runway 15-33 Rehabilitation and Extension This project consisted of constructing a 593-foot extension on the south end of Runway 15-33 (increasing the length to 6,281 feet) and rehabilitating the existing runway pavement. This portion of the project was completed in October 2020. In addition, Woodlawn Drive is being realigned to be outside the limits of the new Runway Protection Zone (RPZ) on the south end of Runway 33 once it is extended to the south. Runway 4-22 Rehabilitation This project will include the rehabilitation, not the extension, of Runway 4-22, which is 7,192 feet long. PROJECT INFORMATION  STUDIES, REPORTS & MAPS [...]

Runway Construction Updates2020-12-30T16:48:50-05:00

Top-Off Tuesday Winners

2020-12-22T15:17:04-05:00

Top-Off Tuesday Holiday Treat Giveaway! 20 GALLONS OF AVGAS Congratulations to one random winner from each series of T-Hangars! Vic & Carol Babyak – hangar 20518 Mike Plante – hangar 60404 The winners are instructed to please stop by the FBO to receive their gift certificate. Return to PGD BUZZ

Top-Off Tuesday Winners2020-12-22T15:17:04-05:00

T-Hangar Leases & Badging

2020-12-30T16:42:09-05:00

Important Changes to Lease Requirements LESSEE INFO SHEET 2021 SAMPLE LEASE BADGING & DRIVERS TEST Dear T-Hangar Tenant: On December 17, 2020, the Charlotte County Airport Authority (CCAA) Board approved an updated Lease and Rules & Regulations that requires you to have $1,000,000 in liability insurance on your aircraft. The Board approved this policy at the recommendation of our attorney to protect each of you, your fellow tenants, and the airport. Please make note of these important changes taking effect on January 1, 2021.  All Leases and Badges [...]

T-Hangar Leases & Badging2020-12-30T16:42:09-05:00

Sarasota Avionics – Spotlight & Special Maintenance Offer!

2019-09-24T15:09:03-04:00

Come by and meet Aron to get $100 off your next oil change or 10% off your next annual (terms and restrictions apply).  Call 941-484-5548 to set up an appointment today! Meet Aron Gober - Maintenance Supervisor We are pleased to highlight Sarasota Avionics & Maintenance and welcome Aron Gober to their team at PGD! Aron moved with his wife and daughter to Port Charlotte just a few short months ago and is excited about supervising the maintenance operation here in Punta Gorda.  Q&A With Aron What don't people know about Sarasota Avionics? Honestly, [...]

Sarasota Avionics – Spotlight & Special Maintenance Offer!2019-09-24T15:09:03-04:00

Sweet Treats at the FBO Dec. 19-21

2018-12-18T12:46:56-05:00

Sweet Treats at the FBO Our FBO staff welcomes you to stop by December 19, 20 & 21 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. to enjoy some coffee and snacks. Wednesday and Thursday will be perfect opportunities for our T-Hangar tenants to sign their new leases. Happy Holidays from the FBO and the entire PGD staff! Return to PGD BUZZ

Sweet Treats at the FBO Dec. 19-212018-12-18T12:46:56-05:00

New T-Hangar Leases for Existing Tenants

2018-12-28T13:02:16-05:00

Action Requested for Existing Tenants PRINT PDF: LESSEE INFO SHEET TAKE ONLINE: DRIVERS EDUCATION TEST FOR REVIEW: UPDATED T-HANGAR LEASE Dear Hangar Tenant: Starting in January 2019, your new hangar leases approved by the Airport Authority at the November 2018 Board Meeting will go into effect. We’re requesting your cooperation in signing your new lease as soon as possible so your new rates can take effect in early 2019 (the month after signing). All current tenants will be grandfathered into a month-to-month lease with these reduced rates for 2019: [...]

New T-Hangar Leases for Existing Tenants2018-12-28T13:02:16-05:00

Opportunity for Stakeholder Review – New GA Center

2019-03-29T14:40:45-04:00

New General Aviation Center Project VIEW CIVIL SITE PLAN CONCEPT (PDF) VIEW FLOOR PLAN CONCEPT (PDF) OPPORTUNITY FOR STAKEHOLDER REVIEW WHEN:          December 13, 2018, Open from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.WHERE:        Charlotte County Airport Authority Board Meeting Room, Building 313, 7375 Utilities Road, Punta Gorda, FL 33982WHAT:          Opportunity for Stakeholder ReviewThe conceptual site plan and building layout plan will be displayed during this period for review and comment.The conceptual layouts will be printed on display boards and comment cards will be made available for written comments.There is no formal agenda or presentations.CONTACT:   Please submit written comments [...]

Opportunity for Stakeholder Review – New GA Center2019-03-29T14:40:45-04:00

Passenger Tip – Where to Pick Up Uber & Lyft

2018-12-11T12:54:54-05:00

Watch this 30-second video so you know exactly where to catch your Uber or Lyft from PGD. If you are unable to cross the street to the loading area in the short-term parking lot, please contact your driver directly for assistance. Thank you for your cooperation, and for flying PGD. Return to PGD BUZZ

Passenger Tip – Where to Pick Up Uber & Lyft2018-12-11T12:54:54-05:00
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