Gerald R. Ford International Airport

IATA/ICAO CODE: GRR/KGRR
CITY: Grand Rapids
STATE: MI
COUNTRY: USA

AIRPORT CONTACT

Information updated by the airport 3/2011

Name: Robert W. Benstein James Koslosky
Title: Public Safety & Operations Director Executive Director
Airport: Gerald R. Ford International Gerald R. Ford International
Address:


Kent County Dept. of Aeronautics
5500 44th St. SE
Grand Rapids MI 49512

Kent County Dept. of Aeronautics
5500 44th St. SE
Grand Rapids MI 49512

Phone: +1 616 233 6000 +1 616 233 6000
Fax: +1 616 233 6025 +1 616 233 6025
Email: RBenstein@grr.org jkoslosky@grr.org
Airport Web Site: www.flygrandrapids.org

ELEVATION: 794 ft.
RUNWAY INFORMATION
Orientation
Length (ft)
Displaced
Threshold (ft)
Glide Slope(deg)
Width (ft)
08R/26L
10000
-
-
150
08L/26R
5000
-
-
100
17/35
8501
-
-
150
Check FAA Airport Diagrams for current information.

NOISE ABATEMENT PROCEDURES
Informal noise abatement procedures in effect. Runway 8R-Depart on runway heading until reaching highway east of airport. Runway 26L-On approach, turn final at highway east of airport.

CONTINUOUS DESCENT ARRIVAL (CDA) - NONE

AIRPORT CURFEWS - NONE

PREFERENTIAL RUNWAYS - NONE

OPERATING QUOTA - NONE

ENGINE RUN-UP RESTRICTIONS - NONE
Contact Airport Operations (616 233 6055) for approved locations

APU OPERATING RESTRICTIONS - NONE

NOISE BUDGET RESTRICTIONS - NONE

NOISE SURCHARGE - NONE

NOISE MITIGATION/LAND USE PLANNING PROGRAM INFORMATION
Type of Program
Date Implemented
Status
Sound Insulation (Residences and Public Buildings)
2001
Sound insulation project (one residence) has been completed.
Purchase Assurance for Homeowners Located Within the Airport Noise Contours
-
N/A
Avigation Easements
2001

An avigation easement was obtained as part of sound insulation program.

Zoning Laws
-
In accordance with state law, a height zoning ordinance has been established along with noise and safety overlay zoning guidelines.-
Real Estate/Property Disclosure Laws
-
The State of Michigan has implemented a minimal disclosure requirement for real estate agreements.
Acquire Land for Noise Compatibility to date
-
All land within the 75+ DNL contour has been acquired.
Population within each noise contour level relative to aircraft operations
2000

Per the 2000 NEM update, it is estimated that 27 people reside within the 2005 65+ DNL contour.

Airport Noise Contour Overlay Maps
2000
2000 actual and 2005 forecast
Total Cost of Noise Mitigation Programs to Date
-
-
Source of Noise Mitigation Program Funding for Aircraft Noise
-
AIP plus local match

NOISE MONITORING SYSTEM - NONE

FLIGHT TRACK MONITORING SYSTEM - NONE

NOISE LEVEL LIMITS - NONE

STAGE 2 RESTRICTIONS
Stage 2 airplanes >75,000 lbs are prohibited from operating at airports within the 48 contiguous states.

STAGE 2 PHASEOUT
U.S. Stage 2 Phase out complete as of 12/31/1999 (CFR Part 91.801). Stage 2 airplanes >75,000 lbs are prohibited from operating at airports within the 48 contiguous states.

STAGE 3 RESTRICTIONS - NONE