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Passenger traffic up 30 percent at Punta Gorda Airport, a new record

May 11, 2016
FL Guide

The Punta Gorda Airport passenger count for April, 2016 was 98,101, the second largest monthly count ever and a 30.7 percent increase in passenger traffic for April, 2016 compared with April, 2015 (74,995 passengers).

In April, there were 52,617 boarding passengers and 45,484 arriving passengers. This is the 30th month in a row that the Airport has seen an increase in passenger traffic in year over year monthly traffic.

"It's good to see people are not only coming to the area to enjoy our beautiful Florida weather but those of us who live here have the opportunity to enjoy going north to see family and friends," said Charlotte County Airport Authority Commissioner James W. Herston in a prepared statement.

Allegiant Air has non-stop service to 30 cities including Akron Canton Airport, OH; Allentown, PA; Asheville, NC; Belleville, Il., Cedar Rapids, IA, Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Des Moines, IA; Ft. Wayne, IN; Grand Rapids, MI; Greenville/ Spartanburg, SC; Harrisburg, Pa., Huntington, WV; Indianapolis, IN; Kansas City, MO.; Knoxville, TN; Lexington, KY; Moline, IL; Niagara Falls, NY; Peoria, IL; Pittsburgh, PA; Plattsburgh, NY; Portsmouth, NH; Raleigh, N.C., Rockford, IL; South Bend, IN; Springfield, IL; Springfield/Branson, MO; Toledo, OH; and Youngstown, OH. Allegiant Air can be reached at or call 702-505-8888. Please check their schedule as some of the cities are seasonal.

The Charlotte County Airport Authority owns and operates the Punta Gorda Airport located at 28000 Airport Road in Punta Gorda, Florida.

Source: The Charlotte County Airport Authority



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