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

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

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

Sun Country Announces Service from Minneapolis to PGD

2021-04-27T04:49:03-04:00

Sun Country to begin new service in time for sun-filled winter getaways PUNTA GORDA, Fla. April 27, 2021 – Sun Country Airlines (NASDAQ: SNCY) today announced that it will begin service to Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) beginning December 10, 2021. Introductory fares are as low as $89* one-way, and Sun Country Rewards Members can earn 2x points when booking the new flights.** Today’s announcement is part of a larger expansion by the airline, as it announced 18 new nonstop routes and welcomed nine new airports to its growing network. The new flights will operate [...]

Sun Country Announces Service from Minneapolis to PGD2021-04-27T04:49:03-04:00

TSA PreCheck Mobile Enrollment Returning to PGD in June 2021

2021-05-11T14:47:19-04:00

PUNTA GORDA, FL (updated April 23, 2021) – The IdentoGo TSA Pre✓®  Mobile RV will be coming to Punta Gorda Airport from Tuesday, June 1st through Friday, June 11th, 2021. The Mobile Enrollment Center will be located in the in the short-term parking lot across from the Snack Shack. 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. [...]

TSA PreCheck Mobile Enrollment Returning to PGD in June 20212021-05-11T14:47:19-04:00

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
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