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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 representative on the WMAA Board has been a great experience for me. Having a father who […]

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 Byron Center.

Arriving at the airport in a Cessna […]

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 Manager and West Michigan Airport Authority Chair. “They were tremendous assets to […]

Tulip City Air Service Receives Awards

February 2013 – Congratulations are in order! Tulip City Air Service (TCAS) received a Commercial Business Flying Safety Award presented by NBAA (National Business Aviation Assoc.) at their 2012 annual convention! TCAS was given the exemplary safety records award for compiling 30,943 SAFE HOURS IN 43 YEARS!
Three of the top five Safe Support Service […]

Weather Briefing System

May 2013 – The WMAA Board approved a renewal, three-year contract with the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) for the continuation of a Weather Briefing System. The system is crucial for pilots in making safe weather flying decisions.

Dedication of New KODIAK Plane

August 2013 – On Thursday evening, August 8, Tulip City Air Service hosted the dedication of Mission Aviation Fellowship’s (MAF) new KODIAK airplane for Service in Indonesia.

MAF’s newest missionary airplane landed at the West Michigan Regional Airport in Holland and was dedicated for service in a special public ceremony.

This exciting new aircraft will join the […]

Rehmann Audit

February 2014 – A clean financial audit for year ended June 30, 2013 was presented by a representative of Rehmann and approved by the Authority Board. View the official report here. Rehman Audit Year Ended 0613

Please direct any questions to the City of Holland Finance Office at (616) 355-1300.

Geurink Boulevard Reconstruction

February 2013 – Reconstruction of Geurink Boulevard officially began on September 10, 2012 and was completed in December. Plan a visit this Spring and enjoy the hundreds of tulips that will be in bloom.

 

 

Now Landing Business – Video

February 2012 – The West Michigan Airport Authority’s (WMAA) new four-minute video takes a creative and fun approach that inspires and encourages awareness to the community on how the West Michigan Regional Airport is a valuable community asset. Miss Nancy Future, a local, nine-year old resident, hosts the video and explores why our airport […]

South Pavement Area Resurfacing

June 2012 – A recent inspection of the pavement located in the south hangar area and leading to the runway showed that the pavement was in very poor condition. The project to repave the area and widen the connector taxiway by 15 feet to improve aircraft access has been completed. A grant from the […]