Punta Gorda Airport staff will open up bids for construction of the General Aviation Center (GAC) in the PGD AviEx on Sept. 30, 2020. This portion of the project includes the GAC building to house FBO operations, restaurant & bar and event/meeting space, plus associated access roads, parking and civil site work for ten 60×60 hangars. The Airport Authority will be scheduled to award the bid for construction of the GAC at its October 15, 2020 Board Meeting. In early 2021, the Airport Authority will be seeking potential restauranteurs interested in funding, designing and operating a restaurant, bar and catering service inside the new GAC.
The GAC was designed by Michael Baker International. The Request for Bids was posted on Demandstar on Aug. 18, 2020.