Ford Airport covers an area of 720 acres (291 ha) at an elevation of 1,182 feet (360 m). It has two asphalt paved runways: 1/19 is 6,501 by 150 feet and 13/31 is 3,808 by 75 feet. Runway 1/19
has approved ILS, GPS and LOC/DME approaches. In addition, the Iron Mountain VOR/DME (IMT) navigational facility is located at the field.
For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2015, the airport had 7,606 aircraft operations, an average of 21 per day: 57% air taxi, 27% commercial service and 16% general aviation. In June 2018, there were 28 aircraft based at this airport; 22 single-engine, 4 multi-engine, 1 jet and 1 helicopter. Both based and transient general aviation aircraft are supported by the fixed-base operator (FBO) Kubick Aviation Services.
Ford Airport enhances regional air travel safety by maintaining an Aircraft Rescue
and Firefighting (ARFF) 'Index A' trained team and related equipment.