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

Sturgis Countdown – Allegiant Flights are Selling Out!

2021-07-20T10:57:22-04:00

News release provided by Allegiant.  BREAKING NEWS: STURGIS COUNTDOWN – FLIGHTS ARE SELLING OUT THERE’S STILL TIME FOR MOTORCYCLE ENTHUSIASTS TO BOOK A SPECIAL RIDE ON ALLEGIANT TO ATTEND NEXT MONTH’S STURGIS RALLY IN SOUTH DAKOTA PUNTA GORDA, Fla. July 20, 2021 — With the famed Sturgis Rally just three weeks away, limited seats remain on Allegiant’s (NASDAQ: ALGT) one-time only special service between Punta Gorda and Rapid City, S.D. Don’t miss your chance to catch a convenient, nonstop ride to attend the country’s premier motorcycle event and music festival, taking place Aug. 6 through 15. “An event built for [...]

Sturgis Countdown – Allegiant Flights are Selling Out!2021-07-20T10:57:22-04:00

Airport Storm Preparations

2021-07-05T22:14:41-04:00

Punta Gorda Airport’s management and operations teams are working to secure the airport property and make preparations for potential impacts from Tropical Storm Elsa. 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 Preparations2021-07-05T22:14:41-04:00

Board Guest Column: The Daily Sun

2021-07-01T15:58:56-04:00

Rob Hancik is a commissioner on the Charlotte County Airport Authority and member of the Curmudgeon Club of Charlotte County. Column provided to the Charlotte Sun.  Airport’s growth a financial boost for county PUNTA GORDA (June 26, 2021) - Punta Gorda Airport is back in full swing. April was the first month Allegiant flights averaged 75% full and total passenger numbers are now aligning with 2019 numbers. Commissioner Robert D. Hancik, A.A.E. If you make a morning trip to the terminal building you might not even think there was a pandemic… well except for the masks. While mask [...]

Board Guest Column: The Daily Sun2021-07-01T15:58:56-04:00

Allegiant Adds Service to MSP & SGF

2021-06-29T08:21:07-04:00

News release provided by Allegiant.  ALLEGIANT ANNOUNCES NEW NONSTOP SERVICE TO 2 CITIES WITH ONE-WAY FARES AS LOW AS $49*   PUNTA GORDA, Fla. June 29, 2021 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces nonstop service from Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) to two new destinations: Minneapolis, Minn. and Springfield, Mo. beginning later this year. To celebrate the new launch date, the company is offering one-way fares on the new routes as low as $49.* “Now more than ever, travelers choose to fly Allegiant because we connect them from point-to-point without the hassle of layovers or connections,” said Drew Wells, Allegiant’s senior [...]

Allegiant Adds Service to MSP & SGF2021-06-29T08:21:07-04:00

World Record Setting Solo Pilot to Visit PGD

2021-06-23T15:58:07-04:00

Source: AeroGuard Flight Training Center Pilot Attempting World Record "Youngest Around the World Solo" to Land in Punta Gorda, FL During Bid PUNTA GORDA, Florida, June 22, 2021 (Newswire.com) - An attempt at the world record for youngest around the world solo is currently underway, and will be landing to visit AeroGuard Flight Training Center in Punta Gorda, FL on June 28, 2021. Young Travis Ludlow, from the U.K., aged just 18 Years and 128 Days, is attempting to break the current world record by 30 days having left from London 23 days ago. Ludlow, who is now halfway through [...]

World Record Setting Solo Pilot to Visit PGD2021-06-23T15:58:07-04:00

PGD Seeks Proposals for Restaurant/Bar at New GA Center

2021-06-07T16:41:05-04:00

Punta Gorda Airport Seeks Proposals for Restaurant/Bar at New General Aviation Center The Authority will provide reimbursement up to $250,000 toward the buildout of the 2,500-square-foot space that is available for Restaurant Services in the airport’s new GAC located off Challenger Boulevard. PUNTA GORDA, FL (June 7, 2021) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority is currently requesting bids for a public full-service restaurant, bar and caterer (Restaurant Services) at the Punta Gorda Airport’s new General Aviation Center (GAC). Proposals are due by 2 p.m. Friday, July 30, 2021. While the lease space is approximately 2,500 square feet, the [...]

PGD Seeks Proposals for Restaurant/Bar at New GA Center2021-06-07T16:41:05-04:00

TSA PreCheck Mobile Enrollment

2021-04-22T14:02:03-04:00

TSA Pre✓® is an expedited screening program that enables identified low-risk air travelers to enjoy a smart and efficient screening experience. For TSA Pre✓® travelers, there is no need to remove shoes, 3-1-1 liquids, laptops, light outerwear or belts. Today, TSA Pre✓® has more than 450 lanes at 200+ U.S. airports. Dates: Tuesday, June 1 – Thursday June 10, 2021 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. (Closed Saturday & Sunday), and on Friday June 11, 2021 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Location:  28000 Airport Rd, Punta Gorda, FL 33982. Look for the IdentoGo TSA [...]

TSA PreCheck Mobile Enrollment2021-04-22T14:02:03-04:00

Nonstop, Low-cost Flights to Baltimore Begin Today!

2021-05-27T12:36:53-04:00

ALLEGIANT BEGINS NEW NONSTOP SERVICE TO BALTIMORE WITH ONE-WAY FARES AS LOW AS $59* PUNTA GORDA, Fla. May 27, 2021 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today begins a new nonstop route to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) in Maryland from Punta Gorda Airport (PGD). To celebrate, the company is offering one-way fares on the new route as low as $59.*  “Punta Gorda is an important part of our network, so we’re thrilled to offer this new service to Baltimore, which serves as a gateway to a variety of recreational opportunities,” said Drew Wells, Allegiant’s senior vice president of revenue and [...]

Nonstop, Low-cost Flights to Baltimore Begin Today!2021-05-27T12:36:53-04:00

Welcome Gary Duncan, New Director of Airport Operations/Projects

2021-05-03T10:02:58-04:00

Punta Gorda Airport Announces New Director of Airport Operations/Projects Gary E. Duncan is the new Director of Airport Operations/Projects PUNTA GORDA, FL (May 3, 2021) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority (CCAA) announces that Gary E. Duncan, C.M. has joined the Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) as its Director of Airport Operations/Projects. Gary will work under CEO James W. Parish, P.E. and COO Ron Mallard, C.M., ACE and have oversight of PGD’s Bailey Terminal operations, facilities, FBO and airside operations. Gary will also assist with air service development and marketing, vendor relations, grants and special projects. Gary has a [...]

Welcome Gary Duncan, New Director of Airport Operations/Projects2021-05-03T10:02:58-04:00
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