Gerald R. Ford International Airport names new President and CEO
November 30, 2016: The Gerald R. Ford International Airport announced its new president and CEO. The GFIA Airport Authority Board voted unanimously to hire Jim Gill. Gill previously worked for 15 years at the Allegheny County Airport Authority, which operates two airports including the Pittsburgh International Airport. During his time there he served as both CFO and COO. Before that, he spent six years at Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority. Read more.
Gerald R. Ford International Airport Records Busiest Month in Airport History
August 23, 2016: July 2016 was the single busiest month in Gerald R. Ford International Airport history. July passenger numbers were up 1.69% year-over-year; resulting in the busiest July ever, and breaking an all-time monthly record from July 2015. In July 2016, 238,237 total passengers traveled through the air. Read more.
Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority is ready to fly
July 1, 2016: The Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority (GFIAA) is officially operating. The Authority transition was approved by the Federal Aviation Administration with support from Kent County Commissioners and government officials. Read more.
Gerald R. Ford International Airport Ranked #1 Airport in North America
February 29, 2016: The Gerald R. Ford International Airport provides first-class travel experiences and excellent customer services and amentities, and those efforts have been recognized by the Airports Council International (ACI) as the best in North America. Read more.