Items Tagged with 'Gerald R. Ford International Airport'

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Ford airport booking two new destinations

June 18, 2019
Gerald R. Ford International Airport is adding a pair of domestic destinations for travelers. Read More

Ford airport reports best-ever April

May 24, 2019
Gerald R. Ford International Airport is reporting another record. Read More

Feds giving Ford airport $14M

May 16, 2019
Gerald R. Ford International Airport is getting $14 million in federal funding for an expansion project. Read More

Fire chiefs seek rules for disposal of risky firefighting foam

Fire retardant containing PFAS still could be used in case of emergencies.

Fifteen years ago, “way before anyone knew” about the dangers of the PFAS chemicals within, the Walker Fire Department purchased a stash of firefighting foam from the Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids to be used during training. Read More

Ford airport reports best-ever February

March 22, 2019
Despite record cold temperatures and winter storms, February was another record-breaking month for Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Read More

Aviation company building hangar at Ford airport

March 1, 2019
An aviation support services company is leasing space as a fixed-base operator at Gerald R. Ford International Airport and creating 30 jobs. Read More

Ford airport reports best-ever January

February 20, 2019
Despite the polar vortex, last month was the busiest January ever for Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Read More

Ford airport reports best-ever December

January 21, 2019
Gerald R. Ford International Airport is reporting another record-breaking month. Read More

Grand Rapids is ‘sweet spot’ for airline base

Leaders say Allegiant’s choice of Gerald R. Ford International Airport reflects on airport’s growth.

January 18, 2019
Allegiant Air revealed it is investing $42.8 million to have two planes based in Grand Rapids, which leaders say is a sign of promising tourism growth. Read More

Airline forming $42M base at Ford airport

January 15, 2019
An airline is establishing a $42.8-million base at Gerald R. Ford International Airport and creating 66 jobs in the process. Read More