Allegiant Extends Schedule of Non-Stop Flights to Fort Myers/Punta Gorda from Springfield

spacer Dec 17, 2012

In response to overwhelming demand from central Illinois passengers, Allegiant is extending their non-stop schedule of flights from Springfield’s Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI) to the Fort Myers, Florida area (PGD) through June 3, 2013. The inaugural schedule, which began service in Springfield on November 6th, initially provided flights to April 15th, however Allegiant has now extended the schedule to offer flights to June 3rd. Airport officials cite strong loads and robust future bookings as the primary reasons for Allegiant’s extension of the flight schedule.

“This is the first time we have had non-stop flights to Ft. Myers extended into May and June,” says Mark Hanna, Springfield Airport Authority Executive Director. “The people in central Illinois have responded well to Allegiant’s flights to Florida’s Gulf Coast from Springfield. We are grateful for this new service offered by Allegiant and we appreciate the continued confidence they have in our market.”

Allegiant flies a weekly schedule of non-stop flights to the Fort Myers, Florida area via the Punta Gorda Airport (PGD). Specific flight dates and fares can be found at or by contacting the Springfield airport’s Passenger Service Center at 217-788-9200.


Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport was named the 2010 Primary Airport of the Year by the Illinois Department of Transportation. Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport is home to the Passenger Service Center and Sky Club, a membership based club offering an unparalleled level of service for frequent travelers. More information, including a complete listing of arrivals and departures, can be found online at or by calling the Passenger Service Center at 217-788-9200.

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