Items Tagged with 'Gerald R. Ford International Airport'


Airport starting 2016 on a high note

GFIA experiences a 10 percent to 12 percent surge in annual passenger counts.

December 25, 2015
2015 was a record-breaker for the Gerald R. Ford International Airport, which saw its passenger numbers grow beyond 2014 a month before the year was over. Read More

Ford airport steps closer to governance transition

December 17, 2015
Gerald R. Ford International Airport has moved one step closer to its planned transition from county governance to airport authority governance. Read More

Ford airport books record year

December 16, 2015
Passenger travel through Gerald R. Ford International Airport for 2015 has already surpassed last year’s record-breaking numbers. Read More

Ford airport begins $45M construction project

December 10, 2015
Over the next 18 months, Gerald R. Ford International Airport will consolidate its security checkpoints and make other improvements to its facility, transforming the airport into a “contemporary reflection” of the market. Read More

Ford airport opens pre-check enrollment

December 4, 2015
Grand Rapids travelers will once again have the chance to register for the TSA pre-check program, which expedites the security process for some passengers. Read More

Ford airport connects to Midwest hub

October 28, 2015
An airline is connecting travelers at Gerald R. Ford International Airport to another Midwest airport. Read More

Aviation company builds hangar

October 19, 2015
An airplane services company is building a new hangar at Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Read More

Airport completes $20 million project required by DEQ

Goal is to mitigate stormwater runoff residue in Thornapple River and nearby creek.

October 9, 2015
Gerald R. Ford International Airport has completed a $20 million water treatment system required by the Department of Environmental Quality. Read More

Kent panel appoints airport authority

Transition should be seamless, since it’s the same leadership group.

September 25, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The recently approved Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority has its board members. Read More

Ford airport schedules $30M modernization project

August 31, 2015
Construction is slated for Gerald R. Ford International Airport to combine its security checkpoints and offer more amenities to travelers. Read More