The cheapest times to fly from LCK to PGD are

  • January 1st to February 4th (except the week of January 8th)
  • July 23rd to September 30th
  • October 15th to November 11th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from LCK to PGD is mid August. Prices can be as high as $668 for Thursday flights during mid March, or as low as $136 for Wednesday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Punta Gorda

Flying from Columbus, OH (LCK) to Punta Gorda, FL (PGD) will usually cost between $157 to $477 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $148. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $570. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $423 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $219 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LCK to PGD flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LCK to PGD route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

LCK to PGD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LCK to PGD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Columbus. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $240 (48%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $216. Return trip prices are from the PGD to LCK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LCK to PGD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 35 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from LCK to PGD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) in Sarasota/Bradenton, FL

  • 48 miles (77 km) away from PGD
  • Usually 19.18% less expensive than PGD
  • Nonstop flights available

See LCK to SRQ flights

Destination alternative #2: Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) in Sanford, FL

  • 136 miles (219 km) away from PGD
  • Usually 13.01% less expensive than PGD
  • Nonstop flights available

See LCK to SFB flights

Destination alternative #3: St Pete Clearwater International Airport (PIE) in St. Petersburg, FL

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from PGD
  • Usually 7.31% less expensive than PGD
  • Nonstop flights available

See LCK to PIE flights

Destination alternative #4: Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) in Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from PGD
  • Usually 6.62% less expensive than PGD
  • Nonstop flights available

See LCK to FLL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LCK to PGD? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: Allegiant, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Punta Gorda Airport to Rickenbacker International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 892 miles or 1436 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LCK to PGD?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LCK to PGD flight is about 2 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Columbus, OH and Punta Gorda, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 1 available flights from LCK to PGD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LCK
Origination airport name Rickenbacker International Airport
City Columbus, OH
Country the United States
Latitude 39.8
Longitude -82.9

Return Airport

Destination code PGD
Destination airport name Punta Gorda Airport
City Punta Gorda, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 26.9
Longitude -82


Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from LCK to PGD tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 43% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 35% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave PGD heading for LCK about 17 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Punta Gorda, FL is about 22 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Allegiant: 17 minutes late


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