TSA PreCheck Mobile Enrollment

2021-09-24T12:38:00-04:00

TSA PreCheck is an expedited screening program that enables identified low-risk air travelers to enjoy a smart and efficient screening experience. For TSA PreCheck travelers, there is no need to remove shoes, 3-1-1 liquids, laptops, light outerwear or belts. Today, TSA PreCheck has more than 450 lanes at 200+ U.S. airports. Dates: Monday, October 18 – Thursday, October 21, 2021 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m and 1 p.m. – 5 p.m, and on Friday, October 22, 2021 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Location:  28000 Airport Rd, Punta Gorda, FL 33982. Look for the IdentoGo TSA PreCheck  Mobile RV in the [...]

TSA PreCheck Mobile Enrollment2021-09-24T12:38:00-04:00

2021 Florida International Air Show

2021-10-11T14:11:27-04:00

Visit the Florida International Air Show's website or call 1-833-PGD-FIAS for more information. Saturday October 16, 2021 Sunday October 17, 2021 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 bringing ear protection (ear plugs or silencing ear muffs) to help keep [...]

2021 Florida International Air Show2021-10-11T14:11:27-04:00

Board Guest Column: The Daily Sun

2021-10-11T14:20:08-04:00

Airport Authority Vice Chair Paul Andrews Paul Andrews is Vice Chair of the Charlotte County Airport Authority. Column provided to the Charlotte Sun.  Airport Staff Has Made a Difference PUNTA GORDA (October 11, 2021) - For almost 10 years I have had the good fortune to sit on the Board of one of the most successful airports in the U.S. I maintain a long-held belief that the key to success is having right leadership in place. As I look back on the last five years at Punta Gorda Airport (PGD), it is evident that is exactly what we [...]

Board Guest Column: The Daily Sun2021-10-11T14:20:08-04:00

Allegiant Begins New Route to Minneapolis

2021-10-08T09:31:32-04:00

News release provided by Allegiant:  ALLEGIANT BEGINS NEW NONSTOP ROUTE TO MINNEAPOLIS WITH FARES AS LOW AS $48* PUNTA GORDA, Fla. Oct. 8, 2021 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today begins a new nonstop route from Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) to Minnesota via Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP). To celebrate, the company is offering one-way fares on the new route as low as $48.* “This new route will expand our offerings to Minnesotans who are seeking convenient, affordable leisure travel to Florida’s most popular destinations,” said Drew Wells, Allegiant’s senior vice president of revenue and planning. “Punta Gorda is a great, [...]

Allegiant Begins New Route to Minneapolis2021-10-08T09:31:32-04:00

Air Service to MSP Begins October 8

2021-10-08T10:31:20-04:00

Sun Country and Allegiant Begin Service to Minneapolis PUNTA GORDA, FL (Oct. 8, 2021) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority announces inaugural flights of the newest route from Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) via Allegiant and Sun Country Airlines. Today PGD staff will welcome Sun Country passengers arriving from MSP at 12:28 p.m. and Allegiant passengers arriving from MSP at 2:34 p.m. Passengers will be greeted with fresh oranges and giveaways at a welcome table in baggage claim at the Bailey Terminal.  Passengers will be invited to take a photo at the new photo op [...]

Air Service to MSP Begins October 82021-10-08T10:31:20-04:00

TSA PreCheck Mobile Enrollment Returning to PGD in October 2021

2021-09-24T12:31:57-04:00

TSA PreCheck Mobile Enrollment Returns to PGD Oct. 18-22 Make an appointment at www.identogo.com/precheck  PUNTA GORDA, FL (Sept. 13, 2021) – The IdentoGo TSA PreCheck Mobile RV will be coming to Punta Gorda Airport from Monday, October 18 –  Friday, October 22, 2021. The Mobile Enrollment Center will be located in the in the short-term parking lot across from the Snack Shack. TSA PreCheck is an expedited screening program that enables identified low-risk air travelers to enjoy a smart and efficient screening experience. For TSA PreCheck travelers, there is no need to remove shoes, 3-1-1 liquids, laptops, light outerwear or belts. Today, TSA PreCheck has more [...]

TSA PreCheck Mobile Enrollment Returning to PGD in October 20212021-09-24T12:31:57-04:00

Picture Paradise! New Photo Op Spot

2021-09-10T11:43:46-04:00

Airport Partnership with Art in Public Places Offers New Photo Op Spot at Bailey Terminal PUNTA GORDA, FL (Sept. 10, 2021) – Thanks to the Charlotte County Airport Authority’s partnership with the Arts & Humanities Council of Charlotte County, Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) has a new colorful photo op spot for passengers to capture a selfie and share on social media. Local artist Larry E. Palmer painted a Charlotte Harbor sunset mural on a 10-foot wall in the corridor that connects ticketing and baggage claim in the Bailey Terminal. The scene is completed with two bar-height Adirondack chairs sourced from Ocean Isles [...]

Picture Paradise! New Photo Op Spot2021-09-10T11:43:46-04:00

 PGD Awarded FAA Grant for Runway 4-22

2021-09-03T16:56:56-04:00

 PGD Awarded $14.7 Million Federal GrantPUNTA GORDA, FL (Sept. 3, 2021) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority will be receiving $14,761,954 in funding from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of Runway 4-22. At 7,193 feet long, it is the longest of PGD’s three runways and is the primary runway used by commercial airliners.The runway was constructed in the 1940s and has endured decades of takeoffs and landings, so the center portion of the runway must be removed and reconstructed along its entire length.  The remaining portion of the runway will be milled and resurfaced. Both portions [...]

 PGD Awarded FAA Grant for Runway 4-222021-09-03T16:56:56-04:00

NEW! Interactive Destination Map

2021-08-31T10:26:04-04:00

New Interactive Map Makes Travel Planning a Snap! With Allegiant and Sun Country serving PGD, Punta Gorda is now Southwest Florida’s most convenient, low-cost, nonstop origin for more than 50 destinations! Make your travel planning seamless by exploring our new interactive destinations map!Click on each destination and you’ll find links to the airport and local visitor centers, driving distances to nearby notable cities, and spotlights on attractions and popular things to do during your visit.Start Exploring Now!  Return to PGD BUZZ

NEW! Interactive Destination Map2021-08-31T10:26:04-04:00

PGD Air Center Name Approved

2021-08-30T13:53:22-04:00

General Aviation Center Renamed PGD Air CenterPUNTA GORDA, FL (Aug. 20, 2021) – The General Aviation Center will be referred to as the PGD Air Center moving forward. The 13,000 square-foot PGD Air Center will house FBO operations, meeting and event space, a restaurant and bar, leasable office suites, pilot lounge and aircraft parking on a 510,000-square-foot ramp.At their Board Meeting on Thursday, the Charlotte County Airport Authority agreed with staff’s recommendation on renaming the facility.  Plans for a new FBO hangars, corporate hangars, T-hangars, taxiway and taxilane improvements are also underway.  Click here for the site plan rendering.#  #  # Return to PGD [...]

PGD Air Center Name Approved2021-08-30T13:53:22-04:00
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