• Location

    Latitude: 
    42-52-51.0000N (42.880833)
    Longitude: 
    085-31-22.1000W (-85.522806)
    Elevation: 
    793.6 feet MSL (242 m MSL)
    Magnetic Variation: 
    5.8 W (as of May 2018 from WMM2015 model)
    Time Zone: 
    UTC -5.0 (Standard Time)
    UTC -4.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
    From City: 
    6 N.M. SE of Grand Rapids, Michigan
    Found On: 
    Chicago Chart
    FAA Region: 
    AGL
  • Airport Operations

    Facility Use: 
    Public
    Type: 
    Airport
    Activation Date: 
    05/1963
    Control tower: 
    Yes
    Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
    Months/Days/Hours
    ALL/ALL/ALL
    Boundary ARTCC: 
    ZAU (Chicago)
    Lighting Schedule: 
    SEE RMK
    Segmented Circle Indicator: 
    No
    Beacon Color: 
    White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
    Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
    1794 feet (547 m)
    NOTAMs Facility: 
    GRR
    NOTAM-D Service: 
    Yes
    International Airport of Entry: 
    No
    Customs Landing Rights: 
    Yes
    Military Landing Rights: 
    Yes
    Civil/Military Joint Use: 
    No
    Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
    Class I
    ARFF Index: C
    Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
    Certification Date: 05/1973

    Based Aircraft

    Single Engine:  34
    Multi Engine:  8
    Jet Engine:  46
    GA Helicopters:  4

    Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2016)

    Total Operations:  81558
    Commercial:  24276 29.8%
    Air Taxi:  17747 21.8%
    GA Local:  12721 15.6%
    GA Itinerant:  25791 31.6%
    Military Aircraft:  1023 1.3%
  • Communications

    CTAF:  135.650
    Unicom:  122.950
    Tower:  GRAND RAPIDS
    135.65
    339.8
    Hrs: 0530-0000
    Clearance Del.:  119.3
    Ground:  121.8
    Approach:  GRAND RAPIDS
    124.6(NORTH)
    128.4(SOUTH)
    257.6
    Hrs: 0530-0000

    CHICAGO ARTCC
    Hrs: 0000-0530
    Departure:  GRAND RAPIDS
    124.6(NORTH)
    128.4(SOUTH)
    257.6
    Hrs: 0530-0000

    CHICAGO ARTCC
    Hrs: 0000-0530
    ATIS:  118.725
    Hrs: 24
    ASOS:  118.725 (616-575-1953)
    EMERG:  121.5
    AS ASSIGNED:  125.65
    EMERG:  243.0

    • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY CHICAGO ARTCC ON FREQS 128.4/257.6 (GRAND RAPIDS RCAG) WHEN APCH CTL CLSD.
       
  • Contacts

    Manager: 
    Publicly owned: 
    JAMES R. GILL
    5500 44TH ST SE
    GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49512
    616-233-6000
    GERALD R FORD INTL ARPT AUTH
    5500 44TH ST SE
    GRAND RAPIDS, MI 49512
    616-233-6000
  • Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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    Area Code: 616

    Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
    Aargus Air Charter
                
    616-956-7600, 888-431-0705
    Gourmet Airfare
                
    866-JET-FOOD (538-3663)
    Mayday Avionics, Inc.
      
    123.4 957-4920
    Northern Air, Inc.
      
    Unicom 122.95, Arinc 131.725 (616) 942-0678, 336-4700, 800-262-4953 100LL, Jet A
    Phillips 66 aviation fuel
    Phillips 66
    100LL - 2.96 USD per gallon
    on 2/20/02
    Trucks
    Rapid Air, Inc.
      
    Unicom 122.95 957-5050, 887-7373 100LL, Jet A
    Signature Flight Support
      
    Unicom: 122.95, Arinc: 130.525 +1 616 336 4711
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  • Flight Service Stations

    Primary Alternate
    FSS on Field:  N
    FSS Name (ID):  Lansing(LAN)
    Frequency: 
    Toll Free Phone:  1-800-WX-BRIEF
       
  • Instrument Procedures / Charts


    FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 05/24/18 to 0901Z 06/21/18.

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    APD - Airport Diagram
    DP - Departure Procedure Charts
    HOT - Hot Spots
    IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
    MIN - Minimums
    STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
    Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
    Last Cycle
    APD AIRPORT DIAGRAM EC-1
    HOT HOT SPOT EC-1
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 08R EC-1
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 26L EC-1
    IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 35 EC-1
    IAP ILS RWY 35 (SA CAT I - II) EC-1
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 08L EC-1
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 08R EC-1
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 17 EC-1
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 26L EC-1
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 26R EC-1
    IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 35 EC-1
    IAP VOR RWY 17 EC-1
    MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS EC-1
    MIN RADAR MINIMUMS EC-1
    MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS EC-1
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  • Maps

    Grand Rapids - Gerald R Ford International (GRR) Airport Terminal Map

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  • METAR / TAF

    METAR

    TAF

  • Navigation Aids (Navaids) near GRR

    Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).
  • Nearby Airports with Fuel

    Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
    9.0 Lowell City Airport
    (24C)
    60 66 100LL
    12.9 Riverview Airport
    (08C)
    285 291 100LL
    15.2 Hastings Airport
    (9D9)
    149 155 100LL, Jet A
    18.2 Ottawa Executive Airport
    (Z98)
    258 264 100LL
    19.6 Greenville Municipal Airport
    (6D6)
    36 42 100LL, Jet A
    20.6 Ionia County Airport
    (Y70)
    80 86 100LL, Jet A
    24.9 Padgham Field Airport
    (35D)
    212 218 100LL
    25.4 Plainwell Municipal Airport
    (61D)
    192 198 100LL
    27.0 West Michigan Regional Airport
    (KBIV BIV)
    252 257 100LL, Jet A
    31.0 Grand Haven Memorial Airpark Airport
    (3GM)
    287 292 100LL
    35.7 Muskegon County Airport
    (MKG KMKG MKG)
    299 304 100LL, Jet A
    36.3 Fitch H Beach Airport
    (KFPK FPK)
    120 126 100LL
    36.5 W K Kellogg Airport
    (BTL KBTL BTL)
    160 166 100LL, Jet A
    38.8 Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport
    (AZO KAZO AZO)
    181 187 100LL, Jet A
    39.4 Fremont Municipal Airport
    (KFFX FFX)
    328 334 100LL, Jet A
    41.7 Capital Region International Airport
    (LAN KLAN LAN)
    98 105 100LL, Jet A
    43.1 Cain Field Airport
    (38C)
    1 7 100LL, Mogas
    45.2 Gratiot Community Airport
    (AMN KAMN AMN)
    53 60 100LL, Jet A
    45.3 Brooks Field Airport
    (KRMY RMY)
    146 152 100LL, UL94
    45.4 South Haven Area Regional Airport
    (KLWA LWA)
    225 230 100LL, Jet A
  • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

    NOTAMs

    List ALL KLWA NOTAMs

    NOTAM Radius Search

    NOTAMS within
    NM of KLWA

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    Buffer (Both Sides):
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  • Ratings & Reviews

    Gerald R Ford International Airport Ratings

    Category Aspect Rating
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    International Routes Served
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    On-time Performance
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Business Services & Internet Airport Lounges
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Business Centers
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Airport Website (information & tools)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Availability of Internet Connectivity
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Wireless Internet Access
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    General Facilities ATM Locations
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Public Telephones
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Restrooms
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Architecture
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Terminal Layout
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Seating Areas
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Overall Cleanliness
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Children Play Areas
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Geographic Location
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Baggage Claim Locations
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Baggage Handling
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Overall Comfort
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Security Lines
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Transportation & Parking Parking Availability
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Parking Pricing
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Public Transport
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Car Rental
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Taxis
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Hotel Shuttles
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Proximity to City Center
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

    Amenities Shopping (variety and number)
    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

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    • 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

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  • Remarks

    A110*G THIS AIRPORT HAS BEEN SURVEYED BY THE NATIONAL GEODETIC SURVEY.
    A110-1 DEER ON & INVOF ARPT.
    A110-3 AG OPS SUMMER MONTHS.
    A110-4 ADMIN BLDG ACCESS, DEPRESS V, THEN III, II SIMULTANEOUS, THEN I.
    A110-5 FOR AFTR HRS FLD CONDITIONS CALL MGR CELL 269-906-2233.
    A110-6 RY 14/32 TURF RY CHECK LCL CONDS BEFORE USE AT 269-637-7343.
    A42-14 RY 14 & 32 DSPLCD THLDS MKD WITH 3 THREE FT YELLOW CONES.
    A43-05 VGSI AND DESCENT ANGLES NOT COINCIDENT.
    A43-23 VGSI AND DESCENT ANGLES NOT COINCIDENT.
    A57-14 APCH RATIO 8:1 AT DSPLCD THLD BASED ON 57 FT TREES, 684 FT DST, 125R/L; 20:1 BASED ON STRAIGHT OUT.
    A57-32 APCH RATIO 16:1 AT DSPLCD THLD OVR 84 FT TREES, 1480 FT DSTC, 0B.
    A81-APT MIRL RY 05/23 PRESET LOW INTST DUSK-2300; TO INCR INTST - CTAF. AFT 2300 ACTVT - CTAF. REILS 5/23 & PAPI 5/23 OPER CONTINUOUS.
    E40-14 SE

  • Runways

    GRR Airport Runway Summary

    Longest Runway: 05/23 is 4801 ft (1463 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach:

    GRR Airport Runway Details

    Runway 05/23  4801 ft x 75 ft (1463 m x 23 m)
    Runway Length Source:  NGS as of 10/16/2006
    Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  12.0
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 05

    Runway 23

    Elevation: 
    652 666
    Latitude: 
    42-20-52.2533N 42-21-26.4846N
    Longitude: 
    086-15-36.1660W 086-14-51.9229W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    44 224
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.5 degrees 3.5 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Basic Basic
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    TREES TREES
    Object Height: 
    70 66
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    1445 1350
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    300 ft. right of centerline 250 ft. left of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    33 33
    Threshold Elevation: 
    0 0
    Displaced Threshold: 
    0 0
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    0 0
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    0 0
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    0 0
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    0 0

    Runway 14/32  3275 ft x 190 ft (998 m x 58 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 14

    Runway 32

    Elevation: 
    658 648
    Latitude: 
    42-21-09.1000N 42-20-47.1000N
    Longitude: 
    086-15-46.4000W 086-15-14.4000W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    132 312
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    TREES TREE
    Object Height: 
    50 74
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    0 515
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    300 ft. right of centerline 250 ft. left of centerline
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    No No
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    648 644
    Displaced Threshold: 
    964 1243
    Threshold Latitude: 
    42-21-02.6000N 42-20-55.4500N

    Threshold Longitude: 

    086-15-37.0000W 086-15-26.5200W
    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    0 0
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    0 0
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    0 0
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    0 0

    Runway 04/22  4800 ft x 75 ft (1463 m x 23 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Asphalt -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Yes Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 04

    Runway 22

    Elevation: 
    651 666
    Latitude: 
    42.3479 42.3574
    Longitude: 
    -86.26 -86.2478
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    44 224
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    0 0
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    0 0
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Yes Yes
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    651 666
    Displaced Threshold: 
    0 500
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    0 0
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    0 0
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    0 0
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    0 0

    Runway 14/32  3275 ft x 190 ft (998 m x 58 m)
    Runway Length Source:  as of
    Surface:  Grass -
    Runway Pavement Class: 
    Runway Edge Lights:  Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 14

    Runway 32

    Elevation: 
    666 666
    Latitude: 
    42.3522 42.3461
    Longitude: 
    -86.2627 -86.2537
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    132 312
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    0 0
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    0 0
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Approach Light System: 
    REIL: 
    Touchdown Lights: 
    Centerline Lights: 
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    Threshold Elevation: 
    666 666
    Displaced Threshold: 
    963 762
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    0 0
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    0 0
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    0 0
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    0 0

  • Services

    Airframe Repair: 
    Major
    Powerplant Repair: 
    Major
    Bottled Oxygen: 
    None
    Bulk Oxygen: 
    None
    Fuel Available: 
    100LL, Jet A
    Landing Fees: 
    No
    Parking: 
    Tiedowns available

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