AAPT Summer Meeting 2022


Travel Information

Gerald Ford International Airport (GRR) 

Air Service at Gerald Ford International Airport (GRR) is serviced by seven airlines serving 35 major market destinations with 140 daily non-stop flights.  Please click here for airport information. 


The conference hotel (Amway Grand Plaza, Curio Collection by Hilton) is located 13 miles from the airport.  


Experience Grand Rapids is offering limited transportation between the Gerald Ford International Airport and Amway Grand Plaza, Curio Collection by Hilton (see schedule below). The charge is $15 per person, one way. 

Attendees may purchase tickets onsite at the airport and at the Amway Grand Plaza for the return trip. No reservations are needed and tickets can be purchased with cash or credit card.

Tickets will be available at the transportation desk across from Baggage Carousel 3. It is right next to the Experience Grand Rapids Visitor Information desk.  


  • Saturday 7/9: 6:00 pm – 12:00 am
  • Sunday 7/10: 12:00 pm – 12:00 am
  • Monday 7/11: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm


  • Wednesday 7/13: 4:00 am – 12:00 pm

Taxi Service

To catch taxi service from GRR exit the terminal through door #5 (across from the Valet Parking counter) and go to the climate controlled Parking Shuttle Shelter on the boulevard. There, a taxi starter will assist you with your cab arrangements and get you on your way.  A taxi will cost approximately $35 each way.


In Grand Rapids and at GRR both Uber and Lyft provide rideshare services. To access these services download their apps to your mobile device via the Google Play Store or iTunes. To catch your rideshare at GFF, exit the terminal through door #2 (across from the Delta ticket counter) and go to the Rideshare Shelter on the boulevard. This is the designated pick-up/drop-off point for all rideshare vehicles.

Public Transportation 

The Rapid bus system includes a stop at GRR on their route. Bus rides cost $1.75 with one transfer pass included. Route 17 serves the airport. You can catch the bus at the climate controlled shelter on the boulevard across from door #4. At the current time, The Rapid has suspended operation of route 17 and many other routes. Please see their website for more information.


Please click here for driving directions to the hotel.

Rental Car Discounts

AAPT members can save up to 25% on car rentals through Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty. Please click here for more information.



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