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Thank you for your interest in doing business with GFIA. After reviewing the information made available on these pages, you should contact the appropriate department(s) to obtain more detailed information on the various opportunities and processes.
To become a vendor/provider for Kent County, please review and complete the information requested by the Purchasing Division.
AIRPORT PROPERTY AVAILABLE
Gerald R. Ford International Airport has numerous properties and buildings available for lease. For more information on current property offerings, click here.
AIRPORT TERMINAL ADVERTISING
Airports represent a rich and diverse opportunity for advertisers. And, with nearly 6,000 travelers passing through Gerald R. Ford International Airport each day, advertisers have an excellent opportunity to present their company's message to this audience while enhancing the environment with innovative media technology.
To learn how to meet your advertising objectives more effectively by advertising at Gerald R. Ford International, contact:
Clear Channel Airports
4635 Crackersport Road
Allentown, PA 18104
Email: Jaime Sanderson
AIRPORT EQUIPMENT FOR SALE
The Kent County Department of Aeronautics currently has no equipment available for sale. Please check back frequently for updates.
CURRENT BIDS & PROPOSALS
The Kent County Department of Aeronautics has issued a Request for Qualifications for engineering services related to the Access Control and CCTV Systems at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Consultants interested in providing these services are requested to submit six (6) copies of qualifications and experience, including Standard Form (SF) 330, Architect-Engineer Qualifications to Robert W. Benstein, Kent County Department of Aeronautics, 5500 44th Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512 no later than 2:00 pm Local Time on Tuesday, October 21, 2014. Questions should be directed to Rob Benstein at (616) 233-6051 or via email at RBenstein@grr.org.
The Kent County Department of Aeronautics has issued a Request for Qualifications for professional engineering consulting services. The selected consultant(s) will provide assistance in a variety of Environmental Disciplines. Qualification statements should be submitted to Mr.Thomas Ecklund, PE, Facilities Management Director, Kent County Department of Aeronautics, 5500 44th Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512 no later than 2:00 pm Local Time on Friday, October 17, 2014. For questions, please contact Mr. Thomas Ecklund, PE, Facilities Management Director, at (616) 233-6041 or via email at TEcklund@grr.org.
UNSOLICITED BUSINESS PROPOSALS
Download the Airport Development Proposal & Business Plan Requirements document to see a list of standard informational requirements that must be met in order to submit a business proposal.
Requests for additional information should be directed to:
Kent County Department of Aeronautics
STANDARD Architectural & Engineering Agreement
The Standard Architectural & Engineering Agreement used by the Kent County Department of Aeronautics can be found here.
HEALTH & SAFETY STANDARDS PROGRAM
The Kent County Department of Aeronautics Health and Safety Standards Program is presented in this document. Contractors who have additional questions should contact the Department of Aeronautics.
DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (DBE) PROGRAM
The Kent County Department of Aeronautics has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program and an Airport Concession DBE (ACDBE) program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) 49 CFR Part 26 and Part 23 respectively. It is the policy of the Kent County Department of Aeronautics to ensure that DBEs and ACDBE’s, as defined in part 26 and Part 23, have an equal opportunity to receive and participate in DOT-assisted contracts and concession opportunities. A full copy of the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program document is available for review. Please contact Joel Burgess, Properties Administrator at (616) 233-6054 for a copy of the airport’s ACDBE program and goals.
AIRPORT RULES AND REGULATIONS
These Airport Rules and Regulations have been adopted by the Gerald R. Ford International Airport Board. The provisions of this document are intended to provide for the safe, orderly, and efficient operation of the Airport. Violation of these Rules and Regulations will subject the offender to administrative action by the Board through the Kent County Department of Aeronautics and to penalties for such violations as provided in these Rules and Regulations.
All users of and any persons on the Airport property are governed by these Rules and Regulations. It is the responsibility of all persons, firms, and corporations operating on the Airport to acquaint themselves with and adhere to the Rules and Regulations at all times.
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