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2021 Florida International Air Show

2021-02-19T12:31:43-05:00

Visit the Florida International Air Show's website or call 1-833-PGD-FIAS for more information. Saturday October 16, 2021: Times of opening and performances TBD. Sunday October 17, 2021: Times of opening and performances TBD. Reminders:  Be sure to pack your sunscreen and event chairs Chairs will be available for rent at the event if you do not want to carry your own Outside food, alcoholic beverages, carry-in packages, coolers, large beach umbrellas, and pets are not permitted (excluding certified service animals) Smoking is not allowed inside the gates, except in the smoking area Drones are not permitted If attending with young children, please consider [...]

2021 Florida International Air Show2021-02-19T12:31:43-05:00

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

AeroGuard Partners with Hodges Offering Bachelor’s Degree

2020-12-11T15:46:59-05:00

Look! There’s a new bachelor’s degree in the sky! Hodges University has launched a bachelor’s degree concentration in aviation. Formally named the Bachelor in Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies in Aviation, it opens a pathway for students interested in becoming a commercial pilot. Hodges University is partnering with Part 141 Flight schools in Florida and around the country. “While students are in flight school, they can also enroll at Hodges University and earn their bachelor’s degree,” said Dr. John Meyer, president of Hodges University. “They can also earn a credit award for the pilot license itself, helping them complete their [...]

AeroGuard Partners with Hodges Offering Bachelor’s Degree2020-12-11T15:46:59-05:00

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 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

Airport Authority Reopens Runway 15-33

2020-10-13T11:51:22-04:00

Officials Celebrate with Ribbon Cutting Punta Gorda, FL (Oct. 12, 2020) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority (Airport Authority) signified the reopening of Runway 15-33 with a ribbon cutting today. Airport Authority Commissioners were joined by airport management, congressional staff, lead engineering consultants and contractors. In addition to a 593-foot extension that increased the runway length to 6,281 feet, the rehabilitation included resurfacing, grooving, painting and adding LED sustainable lighting. Blast pads were added at each end of the runway, and Taxiways E, A and D were realigned to be in compliance with FAA design standards. Runway 15-33 was closed [...]

Airport Authority Reopens Runway 15-332020-10-13T11:51:22-04:00

Airport Authority Announces Development of PGD AviEx

2020-09-30T10:05:41-04:00

Commissioners Break Ground on New Aircraft Ramp Punta Gorda, FL (Sept. 30, 2020) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority (Airport Authority) recently broke ground on the first phase of Punta Gorda Airport’s Aviation Expansion Area, called PGD AviEx. The property is strategically located between Tampa and Miami in a Foreign Trade Zone at a small-hub commercial airport with utilities available and two direct connections to Interstate 75. PGD AviEx is the largely undeveloped tract of land parallel to Challenger Road where the Florida International Air Show was based the last few years. The runway-adjacent area is planned to become a [...]

Airport Authority Announces Development of PGD AviEx2020-09-30T10:05:41-04:00
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