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Airport Consultation Selection

December 2013 - The WMAA Consultant Selection Committee, comprised of Building and Development Subcommittee members, reviewed and evaluated six proposals for the selection of an Airport Consultant. The Board unanimously approved Mead & Hunt. This consultant...

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Pavement Crack Filling & Sealing

December 2013 -  Approximately 26,000 linear feet of cracks in the runway and taxiway were filled and sealed to ensure jets and planes could safely land and take off from the airport.  

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Holland Hospital Uses Airport

December 2013 - Sheri and her team from Holland Hospital take advantage of the convenience and easy access flying from West Michigan Regional Airport to Dubuque, Iowa and back — a one-day business trip. [youtube id="gNs3hFqvRrg" width="600" height="350" autoplay="no"...

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Authority Welcomes New Youth Reps

December 2013 - New youth representatives, Jordan and Carter, age 16, were welcomed by the Board to participate in governing and airport activities. Jordan DeLeau, Black River Public School "This is a great opportunity to be able to join an airport board and learn how...

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A Conversation with Mick

December 2013 - Keeping our airport safe, looking great, and running smoothly, is critical to airport operations. And, Mick Osborne is the man that fits the bill. Below is a brief summary of his story and responsibilities at Tulip City Air Service, FBO at West...

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Airport Informational Postcard

May 2013 - Spring brings Holland and Zeeland Charter Townships' voters to the polls to decide on an airport millage to join the Airport Authority. This vote will occur on May 7, 2013. An informational postcard was mailed to all voter households.

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Interview with Pilot Russ Roberts

May 2013 - Russ Roberts, long time pilot at Tulip City Air Service gives a brief overview of FAA Emergency Training and how West Michigan Regional Airport is a valuable community asset. [youtube id="ZHwL3J7dQp8" width="600" height="350" autoplay="no" api_params=""...

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Kids on Tour

May 2013 - Spring brings area school kids to the airport learning about how our airport works and why it's a valuable community asset. "We had approximately 355 kids visit the airport last year, along with several students that job shadowed," said Ronda Hulst,...

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Metal Flow Interview

[youtube id="gxpVW4bZQg8" width="600" height="350" autoplay="no" api_params="" class=""] May 2013 - Metal Flow appreciates the support the community gives to WMRA. Our airport allows us to have a national and international impact, allowing our manufacturing business...

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Youth Reps Receive Congratulations!

May 2013 - West Michigan Airport Authority members congratulated Connor Bos and Matthew Ziegeler at the last Board meeting for their academic and athletic achievements and for their participation as youth representatives on the Board. Connor Bos Being a youth...

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Technical Energy Solutions on Assignment

February 2013 - A snowstorm doesn't stop air traffic at West Michigan Regional Airport! Brian, a pilot with Odyssey Entertainment in Minnesota, flew over Lake Michigan early January 21 to pick up Rob, a technician from Technical Energy Solutions, a company located in...

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Authority Adds Two Board Members

February 2013 - Les Hoogland and Jim Storey were appointed to the West Michigan Airport Authority beginning January 1, 2013. "We are delighted to welcome back former Zeeland Mayor Les Hoogland, and former Airport Chair Jim Storey," said Tim Klunder, Zeeland City...

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