West Coast Leadership is growing tomorrow’s leaders by taking them out of the office and giving them experiences with places, people, and organizations that are truly at the heart of our community. A visit to West Michigan Regional Airport was a must and class participants came away with a deeper understanding of the airport […]
The results are in and a huge thank you to the voters of the City of Holland (71.1%), City of Zeeland (67.8%) and Park Township (64%) for your support of the West Michigan Regional Airport!
Justin Dawes, Staff Reporter, Grand Rapids Business Journal: Holland aviator Gradus Geurink created a small grass runway for private planes in 1942. After 75 years, that small venture, now the West Michigan Regional Airport, has an estimated $164 million impact to Holland and Zeeland area.
The airport operates as a general aviation airport and serves […]
The Wings of Mercy CareAffaire fundraiser at Tulip City Air Service, West Michigan Regional Airport was a huge success! People of all ages attended setting a record crowd! There were well over 100 participants in the Runway 5K. Over 700 delicious pancake breakfasts were served by the Holland Lions Club. Kids ages 8-17 were […]
All of West Michigan is invited to the 2017 Holland CareAffaire benefiting Wings of Mercy. The event will be held at the West Michigan Regional Airport, 60 Geurink Blvd. on Saturday, August 26 from 8:00 am to Noon. This year’s event will include:
4th Annual Runway 5K Run
For registration go to www.wingsofmercy.com. The cost is $30 and […]
It is hard to believe that 50 years has gone by so quickly! Over the years we have seen substantial changes, from a 2600′ sod runway to a 6000′ paved runway along with a beautiful new Office Business Center. The size of the aircraft has grown from a single engine Bonanza to large jets […]
Construction is now underway and should take approximately two weeks to complete. The benefits the East Taxiway Connector project brings is to provide direct access from the Taxiway to the new Apron and is designed to improve overall traffic flow to the Airport Business Center.
Funding for the project is split between the FAA (90%) […]
The West Michigan Regional Airport has been selected by the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Office of Aeronautics as the 2016 Michigan “Airport Sponsor of the Year” in the General Aviation Airport category. This award was recently presented at the 26th annual Michigan Airport Conference in East Lansing. Photo above: MDOT rep (left), Russ […]
The West Michigan Airport Authority (WMAA) is pleased to announce the addition of Scott Corbin to the board. Appointed by the Holland City Council he currently serves as the Director of Emergency Management and Homeland Security for Allegan County and also as the Michigan Emergency Management Association (MEMA) president. Corbin brings experience in plan […]
The new year brings new faces to the West Michigan Airport Authority board. One of the newest board members, Beth Blanton, will represent the City of Zeeland. Blanton is Director of Engagement at Lakeshore Advantage and is responsible for managing external events and programs specifically developed to cultivate ideas, share information and position the region for […]