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Grand Rapids International Airport

Where is Grand Rapids Airport?  

Grand Rapids is the home to the Gerald R. Ford Museum, the final resting place of the 38th President of the United States and former First Lady Betty Ford. The city is also home to five of the world's top office furniture companies, earning it the nickname "Furniture City".

Grand Rapids International Airport (IATA: GRR, ICAO: KGRR, FAA LID: GRR), officially Gerald R. Ford International Airport or Gerald R. Ford Airport, formerly Kent County Airport, also known as simply Grand Rapids Airport, is located southeast of Grand Rapids, in Cascade Township, Kent County, Michigan, United States. It is sometimes referred to as GFIA Airport, however this is not an official code. The airport is named for former resident and President Gerald R. Ford.

In 2012, Grand Rapids Airport served 2,134,956 passengers, making it the 2nd busiest airport in Michigan, behind Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW).

Airlines that fly to Grand Rapids Airport include Air Canada, AirTran Airways, Allegiant Air, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and United Express.

The top destinations served by Grand Rapids Airport are Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Minneapolis and Orlando.

Other cities with flights to Grand Rapids Airport include Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Las Vegas, New York, Phoenix, St. Louis, St. Petersburg (FL), Tampa and Washington DC. GRR serves one international destination: Toronto. 

Your best bet for a Grand Rapids Airport transfer is a taxi. Details on all options are included in this guide.


 Other Items of Interest at Grand Rapids Airport

Grand Rapids Airport services include:

  • 2 business centres
  • 6 meeting rooms (capacity from 6-50)
  • Visitor Information Desk (09:00-22:00, 7 days a week)
  • Kids Port playroom and online activities 


There is good planespotting at Grand Rapids Airport:

  • Observation Deck (mezzanine level of terminal) - relatively unobstructed view of the ramp area and runways 8R and 26L
  • Viewing Area (on Kraft Avenue, north of 52nd Street) - includes picnic tables, a portable toilet and rebroadcasts of air traffic controllers, pilots and GRR airfield staff on 1650 AM

Additional Grand Rapids Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2019