The magic persevered even though the temperature hit 22 degrees with an even colder wind chill. Zeeland’s Magical Christmas Parade began after the annual Christmas-tree lighting of hundreds of tiny white lights on a 29-foot tree. West Michigan Regional Airport’s jet float continued its flight to the North Pole through a spirited and enthusiastic […]
Chris Jacobs arranged a secret, romantic flight with fiancee Kaitlyn Mast on Saturday, November 29. As pilot Dave Siegers and wife Cindy flew the couple over a field the plane dipped for Kaitlyn to notice a huge sign pinned to the snowy ground asking “Will You Marry Me?” The answer – “YES!” As the […]
December 2014 – Andrea Goodell, Holland Sentinel A welcome center in the works for years could be built this year at the West Michigan Regional Airport.
“We went through a pretty extensive visioning process with the building committee and the rest of the team,” said Thom Dunckaert with design firm Progressive AE, who presented the […]
MARVIN VISSER, COO, HOLLAND SPECIAL DELIVERY
When one of our customer's shipments absolutely, without fail, has to arrive on time – sending it on an aircraft is the best option. West Michigan Regional Airport is a simple, fast resource we use to make sure we delight our customer.
GARY VANDERVEEN, PILOT, METAL FLOW, AND WINGS OF MERCY PATIENT, EMILY
Our airport allows us to have a national and international impact, propelling our manufacturing business forward to excel in the global economy. We give back to our neighbors through Wings of Mercy flights (over 115,000 miles flown) and giving rides to organizations like Kid's Hope. The smiles on their faces at liftoff are priceless. The satisfaction of a short Wings of Mercy trip is life enhancing.
JANE CLARK, PRESIDENT, WEST COAST CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
West Michigan Regional Airport is an important piece of our economic development puzzle. We represent 1,300 member businesses who are global businesses and they depend on the high quality airport that we have right here in our own community to meet the demands from their customers.
The airport provides them the opportunity to be more efficient and to be more innovative and to really further their reach throughout the world.
RANDY THELEN, FORMER PRESIDENT, LAKESHORE ADVANTAGE
West Michigan Regional Airport is a great asset for the community. At Lakeshore Advantage we work with a number of companies trying to help them grow and locate in the market. We see it utilized as a resource to help company expansions all the time.
Some of our best and brightest companies/fastest growing companies have long used the airport as an asset and see it as a vital opportunity or piece of infrastructure going forward.