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WMRA Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Held on October 13, the West Michigan Regional Airport Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new Business Center and Aircraft Apron project was a huge success. The first Ribbon Cutting was for the new Aircraft Apron Area and was held at the nose of a jet. Comments were made by:

Matthew Haworth, Haworth, Inc.
Congressman Bill […]

A WET & WILD RUNWAY 5K

A little rain didn’t stop over 100 runners that showed up at West Michigan Regional Airport this past Saturday morning on August 24. Starting on the runway, they were here to run the Wings of Mercy Runway 5K held in conjunction with the Wings of Mercy CareAffaire. Pushing a stroller with twin boys, Jason […]

WEEKS 50-52 WMRA CONSTRUCTION

LAST WEEKS 50-52:  July 18 – August 6

BUILDING
Installed lighting inverter
Worked on antenna tower base
Finish antenna installation
Closeout documents

SITE
Punch list items

 

 

 

 

WEEKS 46-49 WMRA CONSTRUCTION SITE

WEEKS 46-49: June 20 – July 16
BUILDING
Begin installation of radio tower
Waiting for furniture
Waiting for lighting inverter

SITE
Completed striping
Completed fence installation

 

 

 

 

WEEKS 44-45 WMRA CONSTRUCTION SITE

WEEKS 44-45: June 6 – June 18
BUILDING
Continued HVAC, electrical and plumbing
Complete cabinets
Complete installation of carpet
Complete epoxy floor
Complete painting
Begin floor mats
Install ramp railing
Install glass door sidelights

SITE
Began P-501 repairs
Continue apron paving
Begin seed and mulch
Begin paving the 2nd lift on the parking lot
Pour curb and gutter for islands
Topsoil and site clean-up

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WEEKS 42-43 WMRA CONSTRUCTION SITE

WEEKS 42-43: May 23 – June 4
BUILDING
Continued HVAC, electrical and plumbing
Began fin tube cabinets
Installed carpet
Complete painting
Continued installing cabinets
Complete metal siding
Installed more plumbing fixtures
Installed upper cabinets
Completed snow melt
Completed window flashing

SITE
Installed irrigation
Begin landscaping
Poured additional apron concrete
Poured sidewalks, curb and gutter
Saw cut and pour parking lot islands
Complete phase 1A including asphalt paving and electrical work

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO ERIC

Congratulations to Eric Sutherland (pictured on the right) who just finished his flight training and check ride with flight instructor Derek Stewart, Tulip City Air, at West Michigan Regional Airport. Below, Eric gives us a little background and info on his training experience.

Eric: “My reasons for flying include recreation and transportation.  My wife and […]

WEEKS 40-41 WMRA CONSTRUCTION SITE

WEEKS 40-41: May 9 – 21
BUILDING
Continued HVAC, electrical and plumbing
Continued metal siding
Continued installing cabinets
Completed window flashing
Installed bathroom fixtures
Installed acoustic ceiling tiles
Completed flag poles
Installed snowmelt in north sidewalk

SITE
Continued apron paving
Prep and pour sidewalks
Start work inside of TOFA

JET FLOAT IN TULIP TIME MUZIEKPARADE

The cold and wind didn’t stop the crowds from coming to watch the 2016 Tulip Time Muziekparade. Thousands of people lined the streets to get a view of the marching bands, floats and all the parade entries. For the sixth consecutive year the West Michigan Regional Airport’s jet float made it’s flight down the […]

WEEKS 38-39 WMRA CONSTRUCTION SITE

WEEKS 38-39: April 25 – May 7
BUILDING
Began window flashing
Continued HVAC, electrical and plumbing
Continued metal siding
Continued cabinet installation
Continued painting
Completed acoustical ceiling grid
Completed ceiling clouds
Installed snowmelt in north sidewalk

SITE
Poured curb and gutter for cul-de-sac
Continued topsoiling
Sidewalk prep work
Concrete apron paving