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First flights between Punta Gorda and Traverse City start Thursday

Posted at 10:53 AM, Oct 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-17 10:53:22-04

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- Thursday marks the first flights to a new destination for travelers out of Punta Gorda Airport.

Allegiant Airlines began new non-stop flight to Traverse City, Michigan on Thursday.

The flights will operate twice a week, and introductory one-way fares are as low as $69 each way.

It's the airline's 41st route out of Punta Gorda, as well.

According to the company, more than 6,000 people in Michigan have second homes in Charlotte County.

More information is here.