Items Tagged with 'Gerald R. Ford International Airport'


Record attendance drives hotel revenue

Rise in daily room rates, entertainment options attributed to number of hotel rooms booked.

February 16, 2018
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Kent County’s hotel revenue saw an increase of 6.8 percent in 2017. The percentage growth has not been as large as in past years, but the record revenue of nearly $211 million can be attributed to several factors. Read More

Airline adding destination

February 2, 2018
An airline at Gerald R. Ford International Airport is adding a new non-stop route. Read More

Ford airport books best-ever year

January 22, 2018
The Gerald R. Ford International Airport has broken its annual passenger record for the fifth straight year. Read More

Grand Rapids is out of running for Amazon's HQ2

January 18, 2018
Amazon has released a list of 20 cities that will be considered for its second headquarters. Read More

What difference does a year make? Ask the GRBJ Newsmakers

December 22, 2017
Grand Rapids Business Journal has published well more than 2,500 stories in 2017, each focused on reporting in more than 30 business sectors, all of them local and regional. Read More

Airport hopes to connect with local businesses

Open house this week will explore business opportunities for both parties.

December 8, 2017
Gerald R. Ford International Airport is reaching out to the local business community. Read More

Airport adds productivity, leisure spaces

Steelcase designs four business and work-life lounges to enhance sense of hospitality for travelers.

December 1, 2017
As part of its ongoing Gateway Transformation Project, Gerald R. Ford International Airport this fall added places for business travelers to keep working while waiting to board their planes. Read More

Ford airport hires COO

November 20, 2017
Gerald R. Ford International Airport has named its new chief operating officer. Read More

Ford airport completes phase one of $45M 'transformation' project

September 28, 2017
The first phase of a $45-million construction project at Gerald R. Ford International Airport has finished.  Read More

Ford airport airline adds destination

September 6, 2017
Frontier Airlines, which returned to Gerald R. Ford International Airport this summer, is adding more seasonal non-stop service to Florida. Read More