5 Inexpensive Summer Flights from Grand Rapids


Summer 2015 is bringing lots of cool things to Grand Rapids — including larger planes at Ford Airport to accommodate more travelers.

According to mlive, the airport’s seat capacity was up by 7.6 percent in May compared with the previous year. Last month 216,400 passengers went through the airport — an all-time monthly high.

“Airlines plan to increase capacity by 9.5 percent in June, 12 percent in July and 11.6 percent in August.”

USA Today predicts that this will be the busiest tourist season in American history, with 222 million travelers expected to fly.

With that in mind, we’ve found a couple of good deals out Ford Airport for the month of July. We searched via Google Flights from Wednesday, July 1 to Monday, July 6.

Just think of all the possibilities!

1. Montreal — $405

2. Aruba — $418

3. Ft. Myers — $430

4. New York City — $282

5. Atlanta — $382

Play around on Google Flights to find the best deal for you!

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