The Gerald R. Ford International Airport marks an all-time passenger record for 2018

Grand Rapids, Mich., 2019-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GFIA) set an all-time passenger record for 2018, marking the sixth straight year that the Airport has seen record-setting growth. In 2018, 3,263,234 passengers flew in and out of GFIA, an increase of 16-percent from 2017. The record-setting year was capped… Read the full press release

Allegiant to establish a two-aircraft base at Gerald R. Ford International Airport

Company Announces Non-Stop Service to Two New Cities with Fares as Low as $49* Each Way GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2019-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — State and local officials joined executives from Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) today ( Jan. 15, 2019) as the company announced plans to establish a two-aircraft base at Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids, Michigan…. Read the full press release

Gerald R. Ford International Airport to surprise its three millionth passenger with gifts and fantastic giveaways

Grand Rapids, Mich., 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GFIA) will be surprising its three millionth passenger on Wednesday, December 5th with a reception to also include surprises and giveaways for passengers flying that day. The Airport had a total of over 2.7 million passengers served through the end of… Read the full press release

The Gerald R. Ford International Airport to undertake a national search for a new CEO

Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The Gerald R. Ford International Airport will  undertake a national search for a new leader as current CEO and President Jim Gill transitions to a  consulting role. The GFIA Airport Authority Board, which oversees operations of Michigan’s second busiest airport, accepted Gill’s resignation on Nov. 30…. Read the full press release

Gerald R. Ford International Airport set to host 24th Annual Holiday Music Festival, December 3-7

Grand Rapids, Mich., 2018-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GFIA) will soon be filled with festive sounds of the season. The 24th Annual Holiday Music Festival will take place the week of December 3-7 in the Grand Hall. Daily performances run from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. but a full… Read the full press release

The Gerald R. Ford International Airport opens new parking area, The Cell Phone & Ride Share Lot

Grand Rapids, Mich., 2018-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GFIA) has a new, expanded parking area for those waiting to pick up passengers. The Cell Phone & Ride Share Lot opened today (October 18, 2018) and includes 30 spaces for individuals waiting for passenger arrivals, along with 30 spaces to… Read the full press release

Gerald R. Ford International Airport continues pace as the second fastest growing airport in America

Grand Rapids, Mich., 2018-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — After serving more than a quarter-million passengers in the month of July, the Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GFIA) is continuing its pace as the second fastest growing airport in the country. July marks the seventh record-breaking month in a row for 2018, and the airport has… Read the full press release

Gerald R. Ford International Airport to open a new pre-security bar Leinie Lodge

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2018-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ —More food and beverage offerings are coming to the Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GFIA), this time in the pre-security meet and greet area. Global restaurateur HMSHost, in partnership with the Gerald R. Ford International Airport, is opening a new pre-security bar called “Leinie Lodge” adjacent to… Read the full press release

Gerald R. Ford International Airport opens the President Gerald R. Ford Tribute Room

Grand Rapids, MI, 2017-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Two organizations bearing President Gerald R. Ford’s name came together to celebrate a ribbon-cutting and dedication for a tribute room at the airport in the late president’s honor. Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GFIA) and Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation officials joined President Gerald R. Ford’s son,… Read the full press release

New kids play area opens at Gerald R. Ford International Airport

New kids play area opens at Gerald R. Ford International Airport   Grand Rapids, Mich., 2017-Aug-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Kids traveling through the Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GFIA) have a fun new space to play, complete with a replica helicopter and air traffic control tower, thanks to a partnership with Spectrum Health Helen… Read the full press release

Gerald R. Ford International Airport opens new security checkpoint as part of its Gateway Transformation Project

Grand Rapids, Mich., 2017-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — All passengers traveling through the Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GFIA) are now being processed in one consolidated security checkpoint, the focal point of GFIA’s Gateway Transformation Project. Construction on the checkpoint was completed Saturday evening, and opened for passengers on Sunday, June 25. Concourse B passengers… Read the full press release

Gerald R. Ford International Airport and Kent District Library launch “Little Free Library – Take a Book, Leave a Book”

Grand Rapids, Mich., 2016-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Free books are now available at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GFIA) thanks to a partnership with the Kent District Library (KDL). KDL’s program “Little Free Library – Take a Book, Leave a Book” was installed today, and offers travelers a chance to pick up… Read the full press release

Gerald R. Ford International Airport reopens expanded parking at the North Lot

Grand Rapids, Mich., 2016-Aug-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Expanded parking in a repaved lot is now available at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GFIA). The North Lot, located just north of the airport parking garage, has reopened to the public after a two and a half month closure that included the area being reconstructed… Read the full press release

Global restaurateur HMSHost and Gerald R. Ford International Airport celebrated opening of the airport’s new restaurant lineup

Grand Rapids, MI, US, 2013-12-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — Today (December 18, 2013), global restaurateur HMSHost and the Gerald R. Ford International Airport celebrated the recent opening of the airport’s new restaurant lineup with a ribbon cutting ceremony and reception. The event was held inside the brand new Bell’s Brewhouse, aWest Michigan favorite. More cause for celebration included the opening of… Read the full press release