2023 Aviation Day Celebration

Join us for a celebration of Aviation Day in partnership with Wings of Mercy! We’ll be at West Michigan Regional Airport for a day filled with fun, food & flights!

Aviation Day Lineup

7AM – Same Day Run Registration
8AM – Annual Wings of Mercy Holland CareAffaire and Runway 5K:
All race registration fees go towards supporting the Wings of Mercy mission of providing free life-giving flights to patients in need.
8AM to Noon – Wings of Mercy Pancake Breakfast
9AM – Young Eagles Flights Start (these will continue to run all day)
9AM – Color Guard Presentation and Hooligan Flight Team Flyover
9:30- 1PM Great Lakes Drone Demonstrations
10:30-12pm – FREE Ice Cream from Holland PD Polar Patrol


  • Mead and Hunt KidSTEAM Activities
  • Flight Path Flight Simulators
  • Booth and activities provided by GVSU Padnos College of Engineering and WMU College of Aviation
  • RC Planes
  • Float Plane presence and merch from Samaritan Aviation
  • Holland FD Touch-a-Truck

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