Saturday, September 12, 2009

Grand Rapids Airport Car Rental

Grand rapids car rentalGerald R. Ford International Airport (IATA code GRR) is a commercial airport located a few miles southeast of Grand Rapids, Michigan in Cascade Township. Originally called Kent County Airport, the airport was renamed after Gerald R. Ford, the 38th President of the United States. If you're looking for a great deal on Gerald R. Ford International Airport car rental go to cargrandrapidsairportcarrental.com

Here's some information on Gerald R. Ford International Airport, sourced from Wikipedia:
Aviation first came to Kent County on September 10, 1911, when a Wright Biplane landed at the Comstock Park State Fairgrounds.

The first regularly scheduled air service in the United States was between Grand Rapids and Detroit on a Ford-Stout monoplane named Miss Grand Rapids, which commenced July 26, 1926, from Grand Rapids' first airport which broke ground four miles (6 km) south of downtown in November 1919.

The airport has two aircraft spotter locations. There is an observation deck located on the mezzanine level of the passenger terminal building, which gives a relatively unobstructed view of the ramp area and runway 8R and 26L.

There is also a viewing area, situated on Kraft Avenue north of 52nd Street. The viewing area includes picnic tables litter barrels and a portable toilet. At the viewing area, radio station 1650 AM rebroadcasts transmissions by air traffic controllers, pilots, and GFIA airfield operations staff.
Airlines using Gerald R. Ford International Airport include:
  • Air Canada operated by Air Georgian
  • Continental Connection operated by CommutAir
  • Continental Express operated by ExpressJet Airlines
  • Delta Connection operated by Atlantic Southeast Airlines
  • Delta Connection operated by Comair
  • Delta Connection operated by Compass Airlines
  • Delta Connection operated by Freedom Airlines
  • Delta Connection operated by Mesaba Airlines
  • Delta Connection operated by Pinnacle Airlines
  • Midwest Connect operated by SkyWest Airlines
  • Midwest Connect operated by Chautauqua Airlines
  • Northwest Airlines
  • Allegiant Air
  • American Eagle
  • United Airlines
  • United Express operated by GoJet Airlines
  • United Express operated by Mesa Airlines
  • United Express operated by Shuttle America
  • United Express operated by SkyWest Airlines
  • US Airways

Video: President Gerald R. Ford returns home to Grand Rapids, Michigan. Presidential Aircraft landing at GRR

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