April 2014 – Our Board of Directors is comprised of residents and businesspeople that live and work in our community to provide regional direction and support for the WMRA that serves an entire region. In this eNews edition, we’ve asked our three WMAA representatives from the City of Zeeland to reflect on their role […]
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.
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 Michigan Regional Airport.
Mick’s interest in aviation began early and […]
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.
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, Director of Charter Sales at Tulip City Air Service. “Pilots […]
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 to have our best year ever in 2012. We give back to our neighbors through Wings of Mercy flights (over 115,000 miles flown) and giving rides […]
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.
Being a youth representative on the WMAA Board has been a great experience for me. Having a father who […]
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 […]
“When one of our customer’s shipments absolutely, without fail, has to arrive on time – sending it on an aircraft is the best option. West Michigan Regional Airport is a simple, fast resource we use to make sure we delight our customer.”
Marvin Visser, COO, Holland Special Delivery
Senior Flight Director,
Wings of Mercy
I can recall my first flight with Wings of Mercy. As a Flight Director I wanted to take a flight with a patient so I could experience what it felt like for them. I had never been in a small plane and I was worried about how it would feel […]