Update to the Community

2021-03-05T11:12:41-05:00

Community Update from Punta Gorda Airport CEO, James W. Parish, P.E. The Charlotte County Airport Authority (CCAA) Board voted three to two on Nov. 19, 2020 to deny entertaining proposals associated with the Airport Investment Partnership Program (AIPP). However, discussions about the future of the CCAA as a special district continued in the larger political community.  In the following weeks, proponents of the AIPP continued to socialize possibilities of another entity taking over the airport (involuntary dissolution) so that proceeds from the AIPP could still be realized and utilized by others. This update does not reflect the views of [...]

Update to the Community2021-03-05T11:12:41-05:00

Airport Authority Considers Airport Investment Partnership Program

2020-10-20T11:13:01-04:00

Commissioners Expand Scope of Vasey Aviation Group LLC Punta Gorda, FL (Oct. 20, 2020) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority (Airport Authority) at its Oct. 15, 2020 meeting passed a motion by a vote of 4-1 that expands the scope of work for its advisor Vasey Aviation Group LLC (Vasey Aviation) to continue consideration of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Airport Investment Partnership Program (AIPP). The approved motion also specifies that proceeds from a lease are restricted to use on property owned by the Airport Authority. The FAA AIPP permits US airport owners such as the Airport Authority to apply [...]

Airport Authority Considers Airport Investment Partnership Program2020-10-20T11:13:01-04:00

FAA Expands Opportunities for Safe Drone Operations

2019-07-26T12:32:36-04:00

Read PGD's Airspace Incursion Safety Notice This news release was provided by the FAA: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) beginning on July 23 will expand the Low Altitude Authorization and Capability (LAANC) system to include recreational flyers. This action will significantly increase the ability of drone pilots to gain access to controlled airspace nationwide. LAANC, a collaboration between the FAA and industry that directly supports the safe integration of Unmanned Aircraft Systems into the nation's airspace, expedites the time it takes for a drone pilot to receive authorization to fly under 400 feet in controlled airspace. LAANC provides air traffic professionals [...]

FAA Expands Opportunities for Safe Drone Operations2019-07-26T12:32:36-04:00
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