This NEW 75th AIRPORT ANNIVERSARY BOOK covers the history of the airport’s beginning as a grass runway leveled out by Holland pilot Gradus Geurink on a farm field behind his Washington Avenue home through its ascent to the busy West Michigan Regional Airport of today.

The publication was written by Holland author Myron J. Kukla and is a joint project of the West Michigan Airport Authority and the Ron and Linda Ludema family.
Price: $25 Order online and includes tax and shipping
$20 Includes tax and must be picked up at the airport
$10 Residents of the City of Holland, City of Zeeland and Park Township
Includes tax and must be picked up at the airport.

Online orders are for $25 only.



WELCOME to West Michigan Regional Airport – part of our community’s PLACE… our gateway to the world. We invite you to watch the Bronze Telly award-winning video and check out the website to learn more about how our airport continues to be a valuable community asset.


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WMRA’s Jet Float in 2019 Muziekparade

West Michigan Regional Airport’s jet float flew down the 8th Street Runway in the 2019 Tulip Time Muziekparade. This year’s theme was “paint the town orange” so the float was decorated using orange Monarch Butterflies and real bubbles that the children loved!

Chuck Doornbos from Doornbos Builders built the jet for the airport’s float […]


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Arrival of the Angel Aircraft

The Angel Airplane, used for missionary work in remote areas of the world, landed at West Michigan Regional Airport in Holland, for an exciting design change – to build a new diesel engine. AV gas is scarce and expensive in third world countries, but diesel fuel is plentiful. Parts are being made locally to […]


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WMRA Crack Sealant Maintenance

Crack Sealant is an important part of maintaining the overall pavement surface at West Michigan Regional Airport. (Check out the video that follows.) Over time, pavement will deteriorate due to weather and stress. Crack Sealant is used to help get many more years of usage of the pavement surface instead of resurfacing the whole runway […]