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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: 
5.7 W (as of November 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

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:  243.0
EMERG:  121.5
CLASS C:  257.6
CLASS C:  124.6(NORTH)
AS ASSIGNED:  125.65
CLASS C:  128.4(SOUTH)

  • 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 11/08/18 to 0901Z 12/06/18.

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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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GRR Airport Diagram

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METAR / TAF

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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)
258 263 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)
212 217 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)
98 104 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

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Ratings & Reviews

Gerald R Ford International Airport Ratings

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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
08R/26L
17/35
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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