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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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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...

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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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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...

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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...

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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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Now Landing Business – Video

[title size="1" content_align="left" style_type="one solid" sep_color="" class="" id=""][/title][youtube id="lHIDofFevqQ" width="600" height="350" autoplay="no" api_params="" class=""] February 2012 - The West Michigan Airport Authority's (WMAA) new four-minute video...

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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...

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