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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
West Michigan is invited to the 2018 Holland CareAffaire benefiting Wings of Mercy. The event will be held at the West Michigan Regional Airport, 60 Geurink Blvd. on Saturday, August 25 from 8:00 am to Noon. Call 616.396.1077 for more info. This year’s event will include:
5th Annual Runway 5K Run
For registration go to www.wingsofmercy.com. The […]
The West Michigan Regional Airport’s jet float glided down the parade route beginning on eighth street during the Tulip Time Muziekparade on Saturday, May 12, 2018. Many thanks to the team pictured above that helped put it all together. From the right Josh Doornbos, Chuck Doornbos, Derek and Sarah Laird and their two children […]
Join us for the Tulip Time Muziekparade, one of Michigan’s most spectacular parades, Saturday, May 12, at 3:00 p.m. West Michigan Regional Airport’s jet float will be arrayed with tulips and will be featured among the floats, Dutch Dancers, marching bands and more!
With over 4,000 participants, 170 units and the longest parade route in […]
Because of the West Michigan Regional Airport’s growth, a much larger and newer facility that reflected the economic health and vitality of the area replaced the former airport terminal building at the entrance of Geurink Boulevard. Ron and Linda Ludema used the ranch house for the terminal building beginning in 1976. The scheduled demolition […]