News & Events

Welcome to our project viewing area.

As the gateway to West Michigan, the Gerald R. Ford International Airport serves as the first impression and last glimpse as residents and visitors travel to and from our community. Here are just a few ways Elevate is already making news in West Michigan. For additional news on the airport, visit the Press Release page.

In the news
Ford International Airport Launches New Website to Showcase Multi-Million Dollar Capital Expansion Program, Elevate

Ford International Airport Launches New Website to Showcase Multi-Million Dollar Capital Expansion Program, Elevate

Sep 6, 2022
The Gerald R. Ford International Airport unveiled its new Elevate website to provide users with the most up-to-date information on the projects included in its capital expansion program. The newly designed site offers visitors an interactive and visually appealing way to learn about the Ford International Airport’s plans to modernize and enhance the guest experience through diverse infrastructure improvement projects.
Ford International Airport to Receive $8.6 Million From Airport Terminal Grant Program for Expansion Project

Ford International Airport to Receive $8.6 Million From Airport Terminal Grant Program for Expansion Project

Jul 12, 2022
The Gerald R. Ford International Airport will receive $8,687,870 from U.S. DOT’s Airport Terminal Grant Program to support the addition of eight new passenger boarding bridges on its new state-of-the-art expanded Concourse A.
Ford International Airport Celebrates Beam Raising on $110 Million Expansion of Concourse A

Ford International Airport Celebrates Beam Raising on $110 Million Expansion of Concourse A

Apr 27, 2022
The Gerald R. Ford International Airport today raised a ceremonial beam to celebrate its $110 million expansion of Concourse A to accommodate passenger growth.
Ford Airport’s Terminal Apron Reconstruction and Expansion Project Receives ASCE Outstanding Civil Engineering Certificate of Merit

Ford Airport’s Terminal Apron Reconstruction and Expansion Project Receives ASCE Outstanding Civil Engineering Certificate of Merit

Jun 21, 2021
The Gerald R. Ford International Airport’s terminal apron reconstruction and expansion project has received the American Society of Civil Engineers Michigan Section’s outstanding civil engineering certificate of merit.
Ford Airport’s Terminal Reconstruction and Expansion Project Receives ACEC Engineering Excellence Merit Award

Ford Airport’s Terminal Reconstruction and Expansion Project Receives ACEC Engineering Excellence Merit Award

Mar 15, 2021
The Gerald R. Ford International Airport’s terminal apron reconstruction and expansion project has received the American Council of Engineering Companies’ 2021 Engineering Merit Award.
Ford Airport Breaks Ground on Phase 1 of Federal Inspection Station

Ford Airport Breaks Ground on Phase 1 of Federal Inspection Station

Sep 16, 2020
The Gerald R. Ford International Airport today broke ground on Phase I of a new federal inspection station, which will ultimately allow the Airport to support nonstop international commercial passenger flights.
Upcoming events

There are no upcoming events currently.