KGRR
Airport
Gerald R. Ford International
Grand Rapids, Michigan

FAA NFDC Information Effective 56-day cycle 07/24/2014 - 9/18/2014

Ops Comms Services Owner Runways IFR Procs Current NOTAMs Remarks

Location

FAA/ICAO Identifier:GRR / KGRR
Lat/Lng: 42.8808333333, -85.5228055556
42-52-51.0000N, 085-31-22.1000W
Estimated by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 03/09/2008
Elevation: 794 feet Surveyed by 3RD PARTY SURVEY on 03/09/2008
Magnetic Variation: 04W, (1985), [-6W (2014)]
Sectional: CHICAGO
From City: 6nm SE of Grand Rapids

Operations

Use: Open to the public
Ownership: Publicly owned
Activation: 05/1963
Attended: Continuous
Control Tower: yes 0530-0000 (local)
Type: ATCT-TRACON
Hours: 18
Days Tower Operational: ALL
Tower Radar: ASR-9, 0530-0000
ARTCC: Chicago Center (ZAU)
FSS: Lansing FSS (LAN)
NOTAMs and Weather: GRR NOTAM-D service at airport
Wind Indicator: Lighted
Lights: When ATCT Closed Activate HIRL Runways 08R/26L & 17/35; MIRL Runway 08L/26R; VASI Runways 08L; 17 & 26R; PAPI Runways 26L & 35; REIL Runways 08L; 17 & 26R & MALSR Runways 08R; 26L & 35 - CTAF.
Beacon: Sunset-Sunrise (local time)
Clear-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Landing Fee: no
ARFF: I C S 05/1973

Communications

CTAF: 135.650
UNICOM: 122.950
Weather: ASOS 616-956-3224
ATIS: 118.725
operates continuously
Tower:
Contact 'Grand Rapids Tower'
339.8, 135.65
Ground:
Contact 'Grand Rapids Ground'
121.8
Clearance:
119.3
Approach:
Contact 'GRAND RAPIDS' Approach (0530-0000 local)
124.6(North), 128.4(South), 257.6
Departure:
Contact 'GRAND RAPIDS' Departure (0530-0000 local)
124.6(North), 128.4(South), 257.6
Emergency:
121.5, 243.0
Other: --CLASS C IC 128.4(SOUTH)
--AS ASSIGNED 125.65
--CLASS C 124.6(NORTH)
--CLASS C 257.6
Master Provides: Class C
WSP
Tower Remarks: Approach/Departure Service Provided by Chicago ARTCC on Frequencies 128.4/257.6 (Grand Rapids RCAG) When Approach Control Closed.

Services

Fuel: Grade 100LL Gasoline (low lead blue)
Jet A - Kerosene, freeze point -40C
Airframe Repair: Major
Powerplant Repair: Major
Bottled Oxygen: High pressure
Bulk Oxygen: High pressure
Transient Storage: Hanger,Tie-Down
Other Services: Air Freight, Air Ambulance, Avionics, Cargo handling, Charter, Pilot Instruction, Aircraft Rental, Aircraft Sales

Based Aircraft

Single Engine GA: 35
Multi Engine GA: 11
Jet GA: 34
Helicopter GA: 6
Total: 86

Annual Operations

For year ending: 12/31/2012
Commercial Carriers: 15591
AirTaxi: 28631
Local GA (< 20 miles): 11226
Non-local GA: 27509
Military Operations: 2349
Total: 85306

Ownership

Owner: Kent Co Dept of Aeronautics
5500 44Th St SE
Grand Rapids, Mi 49512
616-233-6000
Manager: Brian D. Ryks
5500 44Th St SE
Grand Rapids, Mi 49512
616-233-6000

Runways

Runways: 08L/26R
08R/26L
17/35

Runway 08L/26R

Length: 5000 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey on 03/09/2008
Width: 100 feet
Surface: Porland Cement Concrete, Poor Condition
Runway 8L/26R Has Extsv Surface Defects Including Cracking and Spalling.
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or Plastic Grooved
Weight Capacity: Single Wheel aircraft: 52,000 lbs
Dual Wheel aircraft: 60,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: Med Intensity
End 08L End 26R
Takeoff Run Available (TORA): 5000 feet 5000 feet
Takeoff Distance Available (TODA): 5000 feet 5000 feet
Accelerate-Stop Distance Available (ASDA): 5000 feet 5000 feet
Landing Distance Available (LDA): 5000 feet 5000 feet
True Alignment: 081, (075 Magnetic) 261, (255 Magnetic)
Runway Markings: Nonprecision Instrument, Good Condition Nonprecision Instrument, Good Condition
Gradient: 0.1 0.1
Elevation at End: 786.2' MSL 783.8' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 786.7' MSL 786.6' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height: 33' AGL 33' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle: 3.00° 3.00°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator: 4-Box VASI on left side of runway 4-Box VASI on left side of runway
Runway End Identifer Lights (REIL): Yes Yes
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Other than utility runway with a nonprecision approach having visibility minimums greater than 3/4 mile Other than utility runway with a nonprecision approach having visibility minimums greater than 3/4 mile
Object Clearance Slope: 34:1 34:1
Object Distance: ' Left of centerline  

Runway 08R/26L

Length: 10000 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey on 03/09/2008
Width: 150 feet
Surface: Porland Cement Concrete, Good Condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or Plastic Grooved
Weight Capacity: Dual Wheel aircraft: 190,000 lbs
Dual Tandem Wheel aircraft: 350,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: High Intensity
End 08R End 26L
Takeoff Run Available (TORA): 10000 feet 10000 feet
Takeoff Distance Available (TODA): 10000 feet 10000 feet
Accelerate-Stop Distance Available (ASDA): 10000 feet 10000 feet
Landing Distance Available (LDA): 10000 feet 10000 feet
True Alignment: 081, (075 Magnetic) 261, (255 Magnetic)
ILS Type: ILS ILS
Runway Markings: Precision Instrument, Good Condition Precision Instrument, Good Condition
Gradient: 0.0 0.0
Elevation at End: 791.4' MSL 789.3' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 794.0' MSL 790.4' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height:   73' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle:   3.00°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator:   4-light PAPI on left side of runway
Runway Visual Range Equipment Location: Touchdown, Rollout Touchdown, Rollout
Approach Lights: MALSR - 1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights MALSR - 1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
Objects:   Bldg
Object Marking:   Marked and Lighted
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Precision Instrument Runway Precision Instrument Runway
Object Clearance Slope: 50:1 43:1
Object Height:   24' AGL
Object Distance:   1250' Along centerline
260' Left of centerline

Runway 17/35

Length: 8501 feet
by 3Rd Party Survey on 03/09/2008
Width: 150 feet
Surface: Porland Cement Concrete, Good Condition
Surface Treatment: Saw-cut or Plastic Grooved
Weight Capacity: Dual Wheel aircraft: 190,000 lbs
Dual Tandem Wheel aircraft: 350,000 lbs
Runway Lights Edge Intensity: High Intensity
End 17 End 35
Takeoff Run Available (TORA): 8501 feet 8501 feet
Takeoff Distance Available (TODA): 8501 feet 8501 feet
Accelerate-Stop Distance Available (ASDA): 8501 feet 8501 feet
Landing Distance Available (LDA): 8501 feet 8501 feet
True Alignment: 171, (165 Magnetic) 351, (345 Magnetic)
ILS Type:   ILS
Runway Markings: Precision Instrument, Good Condition Precision Instrument, Good Condition
Elevation at End: 782.4' MSL 789.3' MSL
Elevation at Touchdown Zone: 788.5' MSL 789.9' MSL
Threshold Crossing Glide Path Height: 38' AGL 74' AGL
Visual Glide Path Angle: 3.00° 3.00°
Visual Glide Slope Indicator: 4-Box VASI on left side of runway 4-light PAPI on right side of runway
Runway Visual Range Equipment Location:   Touchdown
Approach Lights:   MALSR - 1,400 Foot Medium Intensity Approach Lighting System With Runway Alignment Indicator Lights
Runway End Identifer Lights (REIL): Yes  
Objects affecting Navigable Airspace (CFR part 77): Other than utility runway with a nonprecision approach having visibility minimums greater than 3/4 mile Precision Instrument Runway
Object Clearance Slope: 50:1 50:1

Procedures

NOTAMs

Additional Remarks

A30-08L/26R-for Approach Cat C Aircraft, Wingspan Must be Less than 79 Ft. Approach Cat D & E Aircraft Prohibited.
E80-Mon-Fri Two Hrs Prior Permission for Customs Call 616-942-5245, Pager 616-249-5380. Call Prior to 1600 on Preceding Friday for After Hours Service.
Taxiway F North of Taxiway V, Taxiway J Between Taxiway F & Taxiway J3 & Taxiway G Closed to Aircraft Over 100,000 Lbs; Taxiway F South of Taxiway V & Taxiway J East of Taxiway F & West of Taxiway J3 Closed to Aircraft Over 47,000 Lbs; Taxiway Z North of Taxiway D Closed to Aircraft Over 100,000 Lbs;
Birds on & in View of Airport.
Noise Abatement Procedures: Runway 08R Departure on Runway Heading Until Reaching the Hwy East of Airport; Runway 26L on Approach to Airport Turn Final at Hwy East of Airport.
Prior Permission for Aircraft with 171 Ft Wingspan or Larger.
Taxiway R North of Taxiway D, Taxiway Y North of Taxiway D, Taxiway Z North of Taxiway D and Taxiway N are Non-Movement Areas.
Pushback Advisories on the Terminal Ramp are not Provided by ATC.
Snow Removal Personnel Will Monitor CTAF When Tower is Closed.
Taxiway Y 400 Ft North of Taxiway D Closed to Aircraft Over 100,000 Lbs.; Taxiway R North of Taxiway D Closed to Aircraft Over 175,000 Lbs.
Air Carrier Apron Closed to Ga Aircraft.
Contact FBO'S for Their Hours of Operation.
Runway 8L/26R not Available for Scheduled Air Carrier Operations with More than 9 Passenger Seats or Unscheduled Air Carrier Operations with More than 30 Passenger Seats.

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