Gerald R. Ford International Airport

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Gerald R. Ford International Airport | Grand Rapids Airport

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About Gerald R. Ford International Airport

Gerald R. Ford International Airport (IATA: GRR) is a commercial airport located near Grand Rapids in Michigan, US. Sometimes, this airport is also referred to as Grand Rapids Airport. The airport is a commercial airport, and is the largest commercial in the West Michigan area, and also the second-largest in the whole of Michigan after Detroit Metropolitan Airport.

The airport was originally opened as the Kent County Airport and was renamed in 1977 to Kent County International Airport. It was renamed to its current form in 1999, in honour of the 40th Vice President and 38th President of the United States.

Gerald R. Ford International Airport Location

GRR is located in Cascade Township, which is 21km southeast of the town of Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States.

Facilities

Facilities Include:

Newsstands

Gift shops

Free WiFi

Business Centers

Nursing rooms

Children's play area

Food and Drink shops

Mobile charging stations

Observation deck

Lounges Include:

Military Welcome Center: This is open 24/7 to active members of the military, veterans and their families. It offers refreshments, lounging space and charging stations.

Runways

Direction Length (m) Length (ft) Surface
8R/26L 3,048 10,001 Concrete
8L/26R 1,524 5,001 Concrete
17/35 2,591 8,501 Concrete

Terminals

There is only one terminal at this airport which is small but modern. There are two concourses (A and B), with eateries and shops found on either side of security. In 2017, the airport opened up the new area of the Gateway Transformation, which added 59,000 square foot onto the passenger terminal. This added and extended the existing facilities of food and drinks, business centres and lounges.

Airlines that fly to Gerald R. Ford International Airport

Allegiant Air American Airlines American Eagle
Delta Air Lines Delta Connection Frontier Airlines
Southwest Airlines United Airlines United Express

Top Destinations

Popular Domestic Destinations

 

Rank Airport Passengers Airlines
1 Chicago-O'Hare, Illinois 244,000 American, United
2 Atlanta, Georgia 224,000 Delta
3 Detroit, Michigan 174,000 Delta
4 Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota 152,000 Delta
5 Denver, Colorado 127,000 Frontier, Southwest, United
6 Chicago-Midway, Illinois 116,000 Southwest
7 Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas 73,000 American
8 Charlotte, North Carolina 53,000 American
9 Orlando-Sanford, Florida 51,000 Allegiant
10 Orlando, Florida 50,000 Delta, Frontier, Southwest

 

How to get to Gerald R. Ford International Airport

 

By Road

The airport is located on the intersection of 44th Street and Patterson Avenue. It is reachable by road from I-96, M-6, M-37 and M-11.

By Public Transport

The bus Rapid route 17 travels between the airport and Woodland Mall, which connects to downtown or the east of Grand Rapids with routes 5 and 6.

By Rental Car

There are on-site car rental companies. These include Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and National.