Avflight Grand Rapids opens new FBO facility
3 June 2020 – Avflight Corporation, in conjunction with Gerald R. Ford International Airport has opened its new, FBO and hangar facility at Grand Rapids, Mich.
The project broke ground on September 25, 2019 and met its spring 2020 projection despite any complications during the COVID-19 health crisis.
Built on a five-acre leased parcel at the airport, Avflight’s new facility includes a 5,000 square foot FBO building, plus a 30,000 square foot hangar. Located on the airport’s east side, Avflight offers convenient access to the terminal and taxiways/runways, as well as the local highway system.
The facility was constructed in the contemporary Avflight style with the needs of the traveller in mind, including a comfortable pilot lounge and passenger lounge. The hangar accommodates aircraft up to a G650 with a 28-foot door and features 400 AMP electric service. As a full-service FBO, the Avflight team provides full fuelling services, expert ground handling, aircraft detailing and washing, de-icing service, catering, 24/7 personal concierge services, complimentary car washing, and Avflight Network fuelling price discounts.
Other services provided to the airport community include premiere indoor car parking, secured access and 1,650 square feet of office space.
“We are thrilled to bring Avflight’s expertise and passion for aviation to Grand Rapids as a gateway to West Michigan,” said Garrett Hain, Avflight’s vice president of finance. “The region is full of vibrant communities and is an epicenter for business, education, art, dining, entertainment and tourism in Michigan. Our investment reflects our long-term commitment to the airport and the services it provides.”