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PGD Supports “Florida See Say”


Airport Authority Reminds Community to Recognize, Report Suspicious Activity Punta Gorda, FL (Sept. 21, 2020) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority (Airport Authority) proudly supports Florida’s “If You See Something, Say Something®” (Florida See Say) Awareness Day on September 25 to help inspire, empower, and educate the public on suspicious activity reporting. The Florida See Say campaign raises public awareness of the indicators of terrorism and terrorism-related crime, as well as the importance of reporting suspicious activity to state and local law enforcement. The National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) released a report in August 2020 on Mass Attacks in Public [...]

PGD Supports “Florida See Say”2020-09-21T15:57:49-04:00

PGD Passengers Save Time & Money


Data Shows Punta Gorda Airport Offers Lowest Average Airfare in Southwest Florida PGD’s Average Ticket Fare is $72 Each Way Punta Gorda, FL (July 29, 2020) – Travelers looking to save money on air travel will find that Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) is the low-fare leader when compared to neighboring airports in Fort Myers and Sarasota, with 45-85% less in fare costs. Allegiant fares through PGD average only $72 each way, while fares to the same destination airports from Sarasota (SRQ) average $105 and Fort Myers (RSW) average $133. The analysis was conducted by Volaire Aviation Consulting, utilizing information provided [...]

PGD Passengers Save Time & Money2020-08-10T14:07:37-04:00

Punta Gorda Airport Traffic Continues Recovery


PGD’s Commitment to Safety is Nonstop Punta Gorda, FL (July 9, 2020) – The Charlotte County Airport Authority (Airport Authority) announced the Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) passenger count for June 2020 totaled 93,767, with 47,846 departing passengers and 45,921 arriving passengers. June 2020’s passenger count was down just 30% from June 2019’s passenger numbers, and planes were an average of 72% full. “PGD’s passenger count continues to improve, demonstrating significant confidence in Allegiant as more consumers resume air travel to and from Punta Gorda,” said Airport Authority Board Chair Pam Seay. “Airport management has worked quickly to incorporate an enhanced [...]

Punta Gorda Airport Traffic Continues Recovery2020-07-09T13:07:29-04:00

CEO Guest Column: How PGD is Moving Ahead Amidst COVID-19


James W. Parish, P.E. is CEO of Punta Gorda Airport. Column provided to the Charlotte Sun.  Punta Gorda Airport CEO James W. Parish wearing his custom-branded PGD face covering. PUNTA GORDA (May 12, 2020) - I am pleased to share that the Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) staff has worked quickly to respond during the COVID-19 crisis and prepare for the future. While the situation is far from ideal, I am proud of how our team and the Charlotte County Airport Authority Board has worked quickly to adapt and maintain our efficiencies and cost-effectiveness. There is still a long [...]

CEO Guest Column: How PGD is Moving Ahead Amidst COVID-192020-05-13T09:59:20-04:00

Sarasota Avionics & Maintenance is Working for You


Professional Service Continues at Sarasota Avionics & Maintenance  At PGD, Sarasota Avionics & Maintenance's staff is working for you! Their essential services include full-service aircraft maintenance and avionics installations, sales and support from the best FAA-certified technicians and professionals in the industry. Walk-in service is limited, so please call 941-484-5548 to talk with a manager today. Staff is disinfecting surfaces and distancing while working.  Learn more about our WhyFlyPGD campaign. Return to PGD BUZZ Please call 941-484-5548 or contact:  SarasotaAvionics.com |Support@SarasotaAvionics.com

Sarasota Avionics & Maintenance is Working for You2020-04-09T16:11:34-04:00

APG Avionics & Cirrus Service Center is Working for You


Aviation Partners Group Continues to Serve PGD Aviation Partners Group (APG) is a FAA Certified Station providing essential aviation services at PGD.  From avionics sales, installation, aircraft maintenance and service for “all things Cirrus,” their top-notch certified technicians are only a phone call or email away.  Staff is dedicated to sanitizing surfaces and distancing while providing professional aircraft services. Learn more about our WhyFlyPGD campaign. Return to PGD BUZZ Please call ahead or email:  APGCirrusCenter.com | cirrus@avionix.com | 941-575-8605 Avionix.com | service@avionix.com | 941-637-8585

APG Avionics & Cirrus Service Center is Working for You2020-04-08T14:57:36-04:00

“Best Side is By Your Side” Community Effort


 Our Best Side is By Your Side Visit BestSideYourSide.com to get offers from your favorite local businesses, explore restaurant take-out and delivery options, and travel virtually. Order a beautiful Greetings from Pure Florida limited edition retro t-shirt today. All profits from every t-shirt sold will go toward the Community Organizations Active in a Disaster (COAD) Florida fund providing much needed financial support for tourism industry employees and businesses in Charlotte County impacted by the recent shutdowns. Learn More at BestSideYourSide.com Return to PGD BUZZ

“Best Side is By Your Side” Community Effort2020-04-14T15:13:39-04:00

Air Trek at PGD is Working for You


Air Trek at PGD is Working for You!  Air Trek, Inc. is a family-owned and operated business that has been providing Luxury Private Charter and Air Ambulance Service here at PGD since 1978.  Give them a call today for a free quote or to book your next trip.  They are standing by for you, 7 days a week.  941-639-7855. All aircraft are cleaned an sanitized after each flight for your safety and peace of mind.   www.airtrek.aero  #WhyFlyPGD Learn more about our WhyFlyPGD campaign. Return to PGD BUZZ

Air Trek at PGD is Working for You2020-04-08T14:58:58-04:00

NBC2: Aviation Industry Helping Charlotte County Fly Into the Future


  Click here for the full story. CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Charlotte County is literally flying into the future. Cities like Punta Gorda, are going through big changes, thanks to the aviation industry. NBC2’s Claire Lavezzorio is giving us a bird’s eye view of the changes from a four-seater flown by flight instructor Daniel Vasilyev. The young pilot is a part of a small group of commercial pilots in training who call PGD their hub, through a partnership with AeroGuard. “It's a great opportunity. Boeing is expecting 800,000 pilots are going to be needed over the next 20 years; 200,000 [...]

NBC2: Aviation Industry Helping Charlotte County Fly Into the Future2020-03-02T09:50:03-05:00
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