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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]