Items Tagged with 'Gerald R. Ford International Airport'


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

Ford airport builds $15M parking-garage roof

March 17, 2015
The Gerald R. Ford International Airport has seen an increase in passengers, which has resulted in a need for additional parking. Read More

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