The Wings of Mercy CareAffaire fundraiser on Saturday, August 25 at West Michigan Regional Airport began on the runway with approximately 80 runners that participated in the Runway 5K. Even though the weather didn’t cooperate, a fun-filled morning that included a pancake breakfast and lots of activities for the kids turned into a huge […]
On Wednesday, July 25, 2018, the Michigan Aeronautics Commission held its meeting in the Airport Business Center at West Michigan Regional Airport. The Commission is responsible for general oversight of all aeronautics throughout Michigan and at this meeting approved 49 improvement projects at airports across the state.
Also at this meeting, Commission Chairperson David VanderVeen […]
Completed in 2017, the new 7,500 square foot building hosts a beautiful lobby and reception area with all furnishings donated by Herman Miller and Haworth. The main conference room is a great place that can be reserved by local businesses and organizations for meetings (10-15 people). Stop by and enjoy coffee and cookies at […]
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.