Above: Artist rendering depicting the planned Avflight FBO at Gerald R. Ford InternationalAvflight, the brick-and-mortar FBO division of fuel supplier Avfuel, has won the approval to establish a second FBO at Gerald R. Ford International Airport/KGGR, located approx. 13 miles south east of Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Signature Flight Support operate the existing facility at the airport.
Avflight will offer fuel, hangar storage & handling, de-icing. Construction will start on the 30,000 sq. foot hangar later this year with a pilots’ lounge, spacious passenger lobby, conference room, kitchenette, catering kitchen, office space and a maintenance area. It will be located at the airport’s Site 4, a five-acre parcel on the east side with “easy access” to the main terminal, taxiways and runways, according to the airport authority, which pegged the budget for developing the facility at US$6M to US$7M.”