The images below show the summary of a March 2014 report from the Florida Department of Transportation. It is part of the update to the Florida Aviation System Plan (FASP) and it provides the estimated, annual economic impact associated with the Charlotte County Airport Authority Punta Gorda Airport. The study includes economic impacts of various on-airport and off-airport aviation related activities. The FDOT study estimates a direct and indirect impact of our Airport on the economy in excess of $219 million dollars annually.
Economic Impact of PGD
Economic Impact of PGD 2014
Improvement Over Time: As shown in the 2010 documents below, also from the Florida Department of Transportation, the economic impact of the Punta Gorda Airport, under the leadership of the Charlotte County Airport Authority, was over $140 million. So, in four years, our impact has nearly doubled!
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