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EAST TAXIWAY CONNECTOR PROJECT

The benefits the East Taxiway Connector project brings is to provide direct access from the Taxiway to the new Apron and is designed to improve overall traffic flow to the Airport Business Center.

Funding for the project is split between the FAA (90%) and MDOT Aeronautics (5%). The state provided preliminary approval of the East […]

WMAA Receives Award

The West Michigan Regional Airport has been selected by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Office of Aeronautics as the 2016 Michigan “Airport Sponsor of the Year” in the General Aviation Airport category. This award was recently presented at the 26th annual Michigan Airport Conference in East Lansing. Photo above: MDOT rep (left), Russ […]

The WMAA Announces New Operations Committee Member

The West Michigan Airport Authority (WMAA) is pleased to announce the addition of Scott Corbin to the Operations Committee. Appointed by the Holland City Council he currently serves as the Director of Emergency Management and Homeland Security for Allegan County and also as the Michigan Emergency Management Association (MEMA) president. Corbin brings experience in […]

BETH BLANTON WELCOMED AS NEW BOARD MEMBER

The new year brings new faces to the West Michigan Airport Authority board. One of the newest board members, Beth Blanton, will represent the City of Zeeland. Blanton is Director of Engagement at Lakeshore Advantage and is responsible for managing external events and programs specifically developed to cultivate ideas, share information and position the region for […]

WMRA Jet Float in Holland’s Parade of Lights

More than 75 entries illuminated Eighth Street to ring in the holidays on Tuesday night. The WMRA jet float was one of them with over 2,400 lights lighting up the float. The float was helping out Santa by bringing presents from the North Pole to our area. It was a wonderful weather evening and the crowds were in […]

Join us at the Holland Parade of Lights!

It’s that time of year! The WMRA jet float will be joining over 80 entries when Santa arrives in downtown Holland on Tuesday, 6:30pm during the Parade of Lights. The jet, headed for the North Pole, will help Santa deliver presents around the world. Bring your family and friends to watch the thousands of […]

New Airport Business Center & Aircraft Apron Facts

Building:
7,500 square feet. The former office building was less than 2,000 square feet.
Beautiful lobby and reception area furnished by Herman Miller.
Main conference room furnished by Haworth, including glass walls.
Pilot’s lounge furnished by Haworth, including glass walls.
East conference room furnished by Herman Miller.
Airport Authority staff work areas furnished by […]

WMRA Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Held on October 13, the West Michigan Regional Airport Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new Business Center and Aircraft Apron project was a huge success. The first Ribbon Cutting was for the new Aircraft Apron Area and was held at the nose of a jet. Comments were made by:

Matthew Haworth, Haworth, Inc.
Congressman Bill […]

A WET & WILD RUNWAY 5K

A little rain didn’t stop over 100 runners that showed up at West Michigan Regional Airport this past Saturday morning on August 24. Starting on the runway, they were here to run the Wings of Mercy Runway 5K held in conjunction with the Wings of Mercy CareAffaire. Pushing a stroller with twin boys, Jason […]

WEEKS 50-52 WMRA CONSTRUCTION

LAST WEEKS 50-52:  July 18 – August 6

BUILDING
Installed lighting inverter
Worked on antenna tower base
Finish antenna installation
Closeout documents

SITE
Punch list items