Gerald R Ford GRR Airport Overview

Gerald Ford International Airport GRR is serving the areas of West Michigan and the City of Grand Rapids. It is named in honor of Gerald R. Ford, the 38th President of the United States, formerly a U.S. Congressman representing western Michigan for almost three decades.  In February. 2016 Gerald Ford Airport received from AC (North America) the Environmental Achievement Award and was ranked as number 1 among Airports of its size.

GRR Airport is located in Grand Rapids, County of Kent - at the intersection of 44th Street & Patterson Avenue (25 minutes from downtown) - acccessible via Interstate Hwy. 96, M6 & US Hwy 131.
For news, parking & security information, you can tune in to AM 1610 while approaching the Airport.

With three runways and serving over 2.4M passengers annually, Gerald Ford International Airport is served by major & low-cost airlines offering a host of nonstop destinations to major US cities with connections around the world.

Gerald Ford International Airport has one passenger terminal with two Concourses. 

Present and future Airport developments:  Phase 1 involved a consolidated security checkpoint and a food & drink and retail area, as well as new terrazzo floors and other improvements. Phase 2 added on level 4 of the parking deck 1,138 more covered spaces.  A temporary hallway was constructed for Concourse A and queue lines adjusted.  Concourse A' s upgrade work will match 'new' Concourse B. Currently under Phase B2 th International Room is closed.
Phase 3 work involves the Gateway Transformation Project in  the areas near the baggage claim and in the Departure area between Food Court & Gift Shop - to be completed by June 2017.

  • Address:
    5500 44th St Se
    Grand Rapids, MI 49512
    United States
  • Website for Gerald R Ford:
  • Phone: (616) 233 6000 /fax 6025

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