The Wings of Mercy Runway 5K was a huge success as 130 runners started out on the West Michigan Regional Airport runway. “It’s great to be running into the early sun down this huge stretch of pavement before you,” said one of the runners. “Almost makes me feel like I’m flying!”
David Church, Technician at Crown Motors decided his lunch hour could be more constructive watching the construction happening at West Michigan Regional Airport. With the new Airport Office Building and Aircraft Apron project beginning on Tuesday, August 18 and Crown Motors next door to WMRA, David has the perfect front row seat to watch […]
August 24, 2015 Today the surveyors began staking a ditch that will be dug out and become the water management system on the site. The water on the site will drain into the ditch, be directed to a holding detention pond and eventually to the main ditch that will carry the water away. This […]
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.