Projects

Stop by and visit the new WMRA terminal!

Completed in 2017, the new 7,500 square foot building hosts a beautiful lobby and reception area with all furnishings donated by Herman Miller and Haworth. The main conference room is a great place that can be reserved by local businesses and organizations for meetings (10-15 people).  Stop by and enjoy coffee and cookies at […]

DEMOLITION DAY

Because of the West Michigan Regional Airport’s growth, a much larger and newer facility that reflected the economic health and vitality of the area replaced the former airport terminal building at the entrance of Geurink Boulevard. Ron and Linda Ludema used the ranch house for the terminal building beginning in 1976. The scheduled demolition […]

Entryway Improvements at West Michigan Regional Airport

Because of the airport’s growth, a much larger and newer facility that reflected the economic health and vitality of the area was needed. The former airport terminal building at the entrance of Geurink Boulevard has served its purpose and is scheduled for demolition the end of November or early December. The ranch house was […]

EAST TAXIWAY CONNECTOR PROJECT

Construction is now underway and should take approximately two weeks to complete. The benefits the East Taxiway Connector project brings is to provide direct access from the Taxiway to the new Apron and is designed to improve overall traffic flow to the Airport Business Center.

Funding for the project is split between the FAA (90%) […]

New Airport Business Center & Aircraft Apron Facts

Building:
7,500 square feet. The former office building was less than 2,000 square feet.
Beautiful lobby and reception area furnished by Herman Miller.
Main conference room furnished by Haworth, including glass walls.
Pilot’s lounge furnished by Haworth, including glass walls.
East conference room furnished by Herman Miller.
Airport Authority staff work areas furnished by […]

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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