Items Tagged with 'Gerald R. Ford International Airport'

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Airport authority heads to Lansing

February 13, 2015
Kent County’s proposal for an airport authority to run Gerald R. Ford International Airport will now move to the Michigan Legislature in the form of a request for enabling legislation. Read More

Panel wants airport authority details amended

A few issues, particularly the size of the authority board, need to be resolved.

January 30, 2015
A committee of the Kent County Board of Commissioners has postponed for two weeks its approval of a 64-page draft document that will spell out key details of the proposed airport authority that would take over operation of Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Read More

Ford airport unveils $12.3M makeover

January 29, 2015
Gerald R. Ford International Airport is celebrating the completion of $12.3 million in renovations and updates to its concourses. Read More

Planes slide off taxiway at Ford airport

January 29, 2015
| By AP
Light freezing rain caused two planes to slide off the taxiway at Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Read More

Kent County works on details of airport authority

A draft of proposed legislation allowing the transfer will be reviewed this week.

January 23, 2015
The process of transferring the Kent County government’s direct control of the Gerald R. Ford International Airport to an airport authority is under way, with the county Board of Commissioners Legislative and Human Resources Committee considering a key step this week: the draft of proposed enabling legislation allowing it to happen. Read More

Ford airport books record year

January 21, 2015
The Gerald R. Ford International Airport set an all-time record for passenger traffic last year. Read More

Ford airport unveils logo

December 17, 2014
The Gerald R. Ford International Airport has unveiled a new logo and "brand promise" that better reflects its current and future goals. Read More

Kent County OKs budget, $20M bond

2015 budget got the nod, as did backing a $20 million bond issue for the airport.

November 21, 2014
Several financial proposals came to a vote at the Kent County Board of Commissioners last week, not the least of which was the county’s 2015 budget. Read More

Airport board approves improvements worth $95M

The six-year plan covers interior and exterior projects.

October 31, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) The Gerald R. Ford International Airport has approved $95 million in funding for improvement projects to take place between 2015 and 2020. Read More

Kent approves airport authority concept

It is just the start of what some say may be a long, involved process.

September 26, 2014
The Kent County Board of Commissioners has given unanimous approval to the general concept of an airport authority being established to govern Gerald R. Ford International Airport instead of the current county board-appointed Aeronautics Board of Kent County. Read More