Events

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 […]

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 […]

2016 WINGS OF MERCY CAREAFFAIRE

Please join us on Saturday, August 27, 8:00 a.m. – 12 noon for the 2016 Holland Wings of Mercy CareAffaire at West Michigan Regional Airport.

To register for the Wings of Mercy Runway 5K, use the following link:
Wings of Mercy

Family fun include a fly-in, delicious pancake breakfast, Young Eagles Program offering kids ages 8-17 a […]

WINGS OF MERCY CAREAFFAIRE 2015

The Wings of Mercy CareAffaire held on August 22, 2015 was the most well attended event yet! Over 650 pancake breakfasts were served by our local Lions Club! Young Eagles free flights for kids ages 8-17 totaled 100! Over $31,000 was donated to Wings of Mercy!

Thanks especially to Grace of Wings of Mercy who […]

WINGS OF MERCY 2015 RUNWAY 5K

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!”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WMRA Float Wins “Directors Award!”

West Michigan Regional Airport celebrated Tulip Time in Holland with the theme “WMRA Our Gateway to the World.” The jet float joined Dutch Dancers, marching bands, floats and more at the spectacular Muziekparade on Saturday, May 9, 2015. The jet float received its second “Directors Award for Creativity!” Featuring over 100 flags from around […]

2015 Tulip Time Muziekparade

Spring brings Tulip Time in Holland and the West Michigan Regional Airport’s jet float will join Dutch Dancers, marching bands, floats and more at the spectacular Muziekparade on Saturday, May 9, 2015 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. The parade delights thousands of spectators from around the world and is the longest parade route in Michigan!

Join us […]

2014 Zeeland’s Magical Christmas Parade

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 […]