Projects

Airport Inching Toward New Business Center

November 2014 - Andrea Goodell, Holland Sentinel   Approval of the design contract for a new $2.6 million apron is the next piece of the puzzle for the West Michigan Regional Airport’s new business center. The contract includes survey work, drainage designs,...

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Airport Evolves After Starting as a Grass-Strip Runway

October 2014 - By Annette Manwell, HollandSentinel.com  The West Michigan Regional Airport, once the Tulip City Airport, has evolved from a private grass-strip runway next to a barn in the 1940s, to the busy, growing airport it is today. In 2016, it could look...

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WMAA Land Purchase Approved

October 2014 - By Annette.Manwell, HollandSentinel.com  The West Michigan Regional Airport Business Center has inched one step closer to coming to fruition. The $500,000 purchase of 15.41 acres — where the facility will be built — was approved Monday by the West...

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Airport Business Center Update

Fiscal years 2014 and 2015 are planned for projects relating to the new Airport Business Center. A variety of steps are being taken to construct the new Airport Business Center and apron area. The State of Michigan has allocated funds for property acquisition, design...

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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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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.

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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.    

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Airport Viewing Areas

2012 - Two airport viewing areas, one located along Lincoln Avenue and the other along 64th Street have been turned into formal viewing areas making it more convenient and safe to stop by and watch aircraft activity at West Michigan Regional Airport. The basic design...

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Instrument Landing System

2012 - The refurbished Instrument Landing System (ILS) is completed and passed its final FAA ground and flight checks. "It's a critical navigation aid for pilots landing at West Michigan Regional Airport," said Holland Assistant City Manager and Authority staff member...

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EV Vehicle Charging Station

2012 - The EV charging station, next to the Tulip City Air Service hangar, is ready for use at the airport and will provide more options for airport users while supporting the Advanced Energy Storage goals of the community. The charging station was free and a lease...

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