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News release provided by Allegiant. 


PUNTA GORDA, Fla. June 29, 2021 — Allegiant) today announces nonstop service from Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) to two new destinations: Minneapolis, Minn. and Springfield, Mo. beginning later this year. To celebrate the new launch date, the company is offering one-way fares on the new routes as low as $49.*

“Now more than ever, travelers choose to fly Allegiant because we connect them from point-to-point without the hassle of layovers or connections,” said Drew Wells, Allegiant’s senior vice president of revenue and planning. “Punta Gorda residents and visitors alike appreciate our unique brand of convenient, affordable nonstop service. We’re excited to offer two more highly requested routes to serve their travel needs.”

The new nonstop routes to Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) include:

  1. Minneapolis, Minnesota via Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) – beginning Oct. 8, 2021 with one-way fares as low as $49.*
  2. Springfield, Missouri via Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF) – beginning Nov. 19, 2021 with fares as low as $49.*

“We’re very pleased that Allegiant is further expanding their network to include Springfield, Mo. and Minneapolis, Minn.,” said Charlotte County Airport Authority Commissioner Robert Hancik.  “We look forward to welcoming new friends from Minnesota and Missouri to the Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach destination.”

he new nonstop routes will operate twice weekly. Flight days, times and the lowest fares can be found only at

Allegiant offers a unique option to Punta Gorda-area travelers with low base airfare and savings on rental cars and hotels. Travelers can book their entire vacation with Allegiant for less.

*About the introductory one-way fares:

Seats and dates are limited and fares are not available on all flights. Flights must be purchased by June 30, 2021 for travel by Feb. 14, 2022. Price displayed includes taxes, carrier charges & government fees. Fare rules, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice. Optional baggage charges and additional restrictions may apply. For more details, optional services and baggage fees, please visit