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Holland Wings of Mercy CareAffaire a High-flying success!

The 2019 Wings of Mercy CareAffaire fundraiser on August 25 at West Michigan Regional Airport was a fun-filled day beginning with over 150 runners participating in the Wings of Mercy Runway 5K. The delicious pancake breakfast followed, while the EAA Young Eagles gave over 70 free plane rides for kids ages 8-17. The Hooligans gave a great air show! Thanks to all for supporting a great cause!

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 […]

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 […]

Join us for the 2019 Muziekparade!

West Michigan Regional Airport’s jet float will participate in the 2019 Tulip Time Muziekparade, one of Michigan’s most spectacular parades, Saturday, May 11, at 3:00 p.m. The float will be decorated with the parade’s theme of “Paint the town orange” and will be featured among the floats, Dutch Dancers, marching bands and more!

Join us […]

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 […]

Operation Good Cheer

Child and Family Services of Michigan made their annual Christmas present delivery for area foster children by landing a total of 15 planes packed with Christmas gifts at West Michigan Regional Airport. Many helping hands loaded the gifts into waiting trucks and cars. The Christmas gifts will be distributed to the children by Bethany […]

Visit to MDOT

It was a beautiful day for a business trip to Lansing. Terry Boer, President of Tulip City Air Service, flew Greg Robinson, Aaron Thelenwood and Phil Eizinga for a 30 minute trip in his Cessna six-seater to a meeting with MDOT to review WMRA’s five-year plan.

NEWS ON THE 2018 WINGS OF MERCY CAREAFFAIRE

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 […]

WMRA RECEIVES SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD

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 […]

Stop by and visit the new WMRA terminal!

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 […]