Items Tagged with 'Gerald R. Ford International Airport'

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County’s consideration of change in airport management deserves support

July 24, 2015
Kent County, and especially Gerald R. Ford International Airport, are fast approaching a monumental change that could provide a boost to all regional businesses. Read More

Expecting: airport authority finally may have a ‘birth’ date

Kent County commissioners could vote on it at end of August.

July 24, 2015
It’s been a long gestation — longer, even, than that of an elephant — but it appears the new regional airport authority that will take over management of Gerald R. Ford International Airport may be “born” in late August, as a Kent County official put it. Read More

State approves Kent County airport authority

July 1, 2015
| By AP
A bill signed by Gov. Rick Snyder is letting Kent County move forward with creating a regional airport authority to run Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Read More

Regional airport authority OK’d by Legislature

Kent County commissioners now must work out details of the independent authority.

June 26, 2015
The proposed regional airport authority to run Gerald R. Ford International Airport is definitely moving forward, but it still has a long runway ahead. Read More

Ford airport adds destination

June 23, 2015
Gerald R. Ford International Airport has announced that one of its low-cost carriers is re-introducing non-stop service to a U.S. destination on a seasonal basis. Read More

Ford airport re-constructs runway

June 8, 2015
One of Gerald R. Ford International Airport’s three runways will undergo re-construction, beginning June 22, which the airport said is necessary to support future pilot training. Read More

Ford airport upgrades Wi-Fi network

May 27, 2015
Business and leisure travelers will notice better access and faster service when they go online at Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Read More

Ford airport books best-ever month

May 1, 2015
Passenger rates are taking off at Gerald R. Ford International Airport, with the airport experiencing its busiest month in history in March. Read More

Airline re-directs planned pilot strike

April 2, 2015
An airline that operates a handful of flights out of Gerald R. Ford International Airport believes it has avoided a planned pilot strike that would disrupt spring break travel around the country. Read More

Griffins create contest for Texas getaway

March 27, 2015
The Grand Rapids Griffins are offering up a free trip to San Antonio, Texas through a partnership with an airport and airline. Read More