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  • 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 September 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

    Airport Status: 
    Operational
    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:  32
    Multi Engine:  6
    Jet Engine:  46
    GA Helicopters:  4

    Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2017)

    Total Operations:  82432
    Commercial:  25546 31.0%
    Air Taxi:  16788 20.4%
    GA Local:  14080 17.1%
    GA Itinerant:  25119 30.5%
    Military Aircraft:  899 1.1%
  • 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 09/13/18 to 0901Z 10/11/18.

    There are various types of charts available for an airport. They are listed in the Page Type column. Here is a legend for those types:

    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

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

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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 KGRR NOTAMs

    NOTAM Radius Search

    NOTAMS within
    NM of KGRR

    NOTAM Flight Path Search (Enter from two to five locations below)

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  • Ratings & Reviews

    Gerald R Ford International Airport Ratings

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    Wireless Internet Access
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    General Facilities ATM Locations
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    Public Telephones
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    Restrooms
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    Architecture
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  • Remarks

    A110-1 TWY F NORTH OF TWY V, TWY J BTN TWY F & TWY J3 & TWY G CLSD TO AIRCRAFT OVER 100,000 LBS; TWY F SOUTH OF TWY V & TWY J EAST OF TWY F & WEST OF TWY J3 CLSD TO ACFT OVER 47,000 LBS.
    A110-10 TWY R NORTH OF TWY D, TWY Y NORTH OF TWY D, TWY Z NORTH OF TWY D AND TWY N ARE NON-MOVEMENT AREAS.
    A110-11 PUSHBACK ADVISORIES ON THE TERMINAL RAMP ARE NOT PRVDD BY ATC.
    A110-14 SNOW REMOVAL PERSONNEL WILL MONITOR CTAF WHEN TWR IS CLSD.
    A110-15 TWY Y 400 FT NORTH OF TWY D CLSD TO ACFT OVER 100,000 LBS.; TWY R NORTH OF TWY D CLSD TO ACFT OVER 175,000 LBS.
    A110-16 AIR CARRIER APRON CLOSED TO GA AIRCRAFT.
    A110-17 CTC FBO FOR THEIR HRS OF OPN.
    A110-2 BIRDS ON & INVOF ARPT.
    A110-8 NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES: RY 08R DEP ON RY HEADING UNTIL REACHING THE HWY EAST OF ARPT; RY 26L ON APCH TO ARPT TURN FINAL AT HWY EAST OF ARPT.
    A110-9 PPR FOR ACFT WITH 171 FT WINGSPAN OR LARGER.
    A81-APT WHEN ATCT CLSD ACTVT HIRL RYS 08R/26L & 17/35; MIRL RY 08L/26R; REIL RYS 08L; 17 & 26R & MALSR RYS 08R; 26L & 35 - CTAF.
    E80 MON-FRI TWO HRS PPR FOR CUSTOMS CALL 616-942-5245, PAGER 616-249-5380. CALL PRIOR TO 1600 ON PRECEDING FRIDAY FOR AFTER HOURS SVC.

  • Runways

    GRR Airport Runway Summary

    Runways: 08L/26R: 5001 ft (1524 m)
    08R/26L: 10001 ft (3048 m)
    17/35: 8501 ft (2591 m)
    Longest Runway: 08R/26L is 10001 ft (3048 m) long
    Runways with an Instrument Approach: 08R, 26L, 35

    GRR Airport Runway Details

    Runway 08L/26R  5001 ft x 100 ft (1524 m x 30 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 09/16/2016
    Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class:  45 /F/C/X/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear:  110.
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  160.
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 08L

    Runway 26R

    Elevation: 
    786 784
    Latitude: 
    42-53-19.7894N 42-53-27.2504N
    Longitude: 
    085-32-24.6939W 085-31-18.2945W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    81 261
    ILS Type: 
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Nonprecision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    0 0
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    0 0
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Box VASI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Box VASI 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: 
    45 33
    Threshold Elevation: 
    0 0
    Displaced Threshold: 
    0 0
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    5000 5000
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    5000 5000
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    5000 5000
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    5000 5000

    Runway 08R/26L  10001 ft x 150 ft (3048 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 09/16/2016
    Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class:  62 /R/B/W/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  190.
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  350.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 08R

    Runway 26L

    Elevation: 
    792 789
    Latitude: 
    42-52-35.8796N 42-52-50.8096N
    Longitude: 
    085-32-31.8841W 085-30-19.1183W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    81 261
    ILS Type: 
    ILS ILS
    Glide Path Angle: 
    0.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Left Left
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    BLDG
    Object Height: 
    0 24
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    0 1170
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Touchdown, Rollout Touchdown, Rollout
    Approach Light System: 
    1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights 1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
    REIL: 
    No No
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    73
    Threshold Elevation: 
    0 0
    Displaced Threshold: 
    0 0
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    10000 10000
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    10000 10000
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    10000 10000
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    10000 10000

    Runway 17/35  8501 ft x 150 ft (2591 m x 46 m)
    Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 09/16/2016
    Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
    Runway Pavement Class:  60 /R/B/W/T
    Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

    Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
    Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
    Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  190.
    Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  350.0
    Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

    Runway 17

    Runway 35

    Elevation: 
    782 789
    Latitude: 
    42-53-22.3105N 42-51-59.3073N
    Longitude: 
    085-31-09.3211W 085-30-52.0705W
    True Magnetic Hdg.: 
    171 351
    ILS Type: 
    ILS
    Glide Path Angle: 
    3.0 degrees 3.0 degrees
    Traffic Pattern: 
    Runway Markings Type: 
    Precision Instrument Precision Instrument
    Runway Markings Condition:
    Good Good
    Arresting Device: 
    Object at End: 
    Object Height: 
    0 0
    Object Marked/Lighted?: 
    Distance from End: 
    0 0
    Object Centerline Offset: 
    Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
    4-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway
    Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
    Touchdown, Rollout Touchdown, Rollout
    Approach Light System: 
    1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
    REIL: 
    Yes No
    Touchdown Lights: 
    No No
    Centerline Lights: 
    No No
    Threshold Crossing Height: 
    50 74
    Threshold Elevation: 
    0 0
    Displaced Threshold: 
    0 0
    Threshold Latitude: 

    Threshold Longitude: 

    Declared Distances
    Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
    8501 8501
    Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
    8501 8501
    Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
    8501 8501
    Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
    8501 8501

  • 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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