Taking West Michigan to new heights involves many hands at work, including 34 local contractors. The Gerald R. Ford International Airport prides itself on its collaborative nature and deep-rooted connection with the community. We've interviewed several of these local businesses to hear their fun facts, statistics, and favorite parts of working at the Airport.
The capital expansion program, Elevate, includes an expanded concourse, a new control tower, more parking, enhanced rental car capabilities and improved baggage inspection technology. To learn more about our partners and the economic impact, visit https://flyford.org/elevate/community/.
Q&A WITH LEGACY STEEL
Please share with us a little bit about you and your company:
We are conventional and pre-engineered steel erectors in the Grand Rapids region.
How many people work at your company?
Where is your company headquartered?
Grand Rapids, Michigan.
How is your company supporting the Concourse A expansion project?
We did the steel erection for Steel Supply and engineering of the Concourse A expansion project.
What are some of the specialized skills that you and your team are most looking forward to bringing aboard this project?
Speed, accuracy, and quality with the complex design of the roof systems on the 3 clerestories.
What’s your favorite part of working on a project at the Airport?
Feeling like we are a trusted company, working behind the scenes in secure areas to make people’s travels in and out of Grand Rapids much more pleasant.