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Gerald R. Ford International Airport

Gerald R Ford International Airport
Gerald R. Ford International Airport
Airport information
 Location of the Airport in Michigan
Airport typePublic
OwnerKent County Department of Aeronautics
ServesGrand Rapids, Michigan
Elevation242 m (794 ft)
Total Passengers2,185,924 (+) 23.4%
Aircraft movements87,073 (-) 0.92%

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Gerald R. Ford International Airport is a commercial airport located a few miles southeast of Grand Rapids, Michigan in Cascade Township. Originally called Kent County Airport and later renamed Kent County International Airport; in December 1999 the airport was renamed for former resident Gerald R. Ford, the 38th President of the United States. GRR is the largest regional commercial service airport serving the West Michigan region and offers nonstop service to major connecting airports such as Atlanta, Detroit Metro, Chicago O'Hare, Houston-Bush, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Memphis, Denver, Dallas-Fort Worth, Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI), Washington/DC Reagan International Airport, and Las Vegas. It offers no direct service to international destinations other than Toronto Pearson Airport. The airport serves as a focus city for Allegiant Air. The airline will end its focus city operations on 31 October 2011.

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