When you're heading out on a trip, you have only a handful of ways that you can travel. Hit the road, take a bus, or maybe you could catch a plane.

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While Grand Rapids own Gerald R. Ford International Airport doesn't have a flight to every destination on the planet, it has lots of options to get you in and out of West Michigan to your final destination.

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Gerald R. Ford International Airport
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But, little did we know that our "little" local airport would end up getting some love from one of television's most popular game show hosts (and contestant) this week.

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Ken Jennings was in Grand Rapids on Monday, January 23rd to speak at Calvin University as a part of their speaker series. But, one of the highlights of his time was spent in our own airport....

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And of course, he called out the obvious choice of content for the airport named after one of Grand Rapids most famous former citizens. No shade required here, sir.


While, most of us may not take notice of the trivia board awaiting us full of fun Ford facts, it seems this Trivia king really appreciated them.

"Jeopardy!" & IBM Man V. Machine Press Conference
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So, next time you fly out of GRR make sure you brush up on your Ford facts, and maybe you'll impress the people sitting next to you on the flight.

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