Airspace Incursion Safety Notice


The purpose of this notice is to highlight potential dangers to aircraft around the Punta Gorda Airport, and to ask for community assistance in enforcement of state and federal statutes. View the flyer.  Please avoid setting off fireworks, or releasing sky lanterns or balloons, within a five-mile radius of PGD. Even floating items that are released farther away may be carried into PGD’s airspace by persistent winds. FIREWORKS: Fireworks, including sky lanterns, are prohibited under Florida Statute 791. BALLOONS: The release of 10 balloons or more is prohibited under Florida Statute 379.233. Violators could face up to $250.00 in fines. [...]

Airspace Incursion Safety Notice2019-06-07T15:35:12-04:00

Travel Tip – Secure & Declare Firearms


The following information is provided by TSA: Transporting Firearms and Ammunition You may transport unloaded firearms in a locked hard-sided container as checked baggage only. Declare the firearm and/or ammunition to the airline when checking your bag at the ticket counter. The container must completely secure the firearm from being accessed. Locked cases that can be easily opened are not permitted. Be aware that the container the firearm was in when purchased may not adequately secure the firearm when it is transported in checked baggage. Contact the TSA Contact Center with questions you have regarding TSA firearm regulations and for clarification on what you may [...]

Travel Tip – Secure & Declare Firearms2019-05-16T15:56:15-04:00
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