New US$6m Signature FBO opens in Michigan


Signature Flight Support has opened a new FBO at Gerald R Ford International Airport in Michigan. The US$6m facility becomes part of Signature’s growing worldwide network with over 200 locations.

On offer at the new building are all of the usual executive aircraft handling facilities, including Jet-A fuelling, a concierge service, quick turnaround, a passenger lobby, a pilot lounge, office space, a VIP lounge, snooze rooms, a flight planning center, aircraft catering, hangar space and an executive conference room.

The design of the FBO consists of a single story building with an elevated double-height central entry and lobby space. The interior floor plan is designed for a highly efficient user circulation pattern along with standard Signature operations requirements.

Speaking at the official opening of the FBO, Maria A Sastre, president and chief operating officer for Signature Flight Support, said, “Today we are celebrating our newest location in our network. Signature has invested US$6m to build these facilities in Grand Rapids from a Greenfield site to include state-of-the-art technology, environmentally-friendly construction, and exclusive amenities to provide our customers, both pilots and passengers, with the world-class customer experience that Signature is known for around the globe.”

Share this story:

About Author


Helen has worked for UKi Media & Events for nearly a decade. She joined the company as assistant editor on Passenger Terminal World and since progressed to become editor of five publications, covering everything from aviation, logistics and e-commerce to meteorology. She has a love for travel and property and has redeveloped three houses in three years. When she’s not editing magazines, she’s running around after her two boys and their partner in crime, Pete the pug.

Comments are closed.