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WEEK 1 BEGINNING OF A LONG-AWAITED PROJECT

WEEK 1:  August 18-21, 2015 marked the first construction phase of the West Michigan Regional Airport’s new Business Center and Aircraft Apron project. “This is the long-awaited project that will enhance this airport's position as the primary access hub for economic...

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New Airport Business Center Project About to Begin

On Monday, July 13, 2015, the West Michigan Airport Authority Board approved the low bids for construction of the new Airport Business Center and the new aircraft apron. The Board approved a building construction cost of $1.93 million (CL Construction) and the apron...

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Seabee and Twinbee

Two unique aircraft, a single-engine Seabee and a twin engine Twinbee landed at West Michigan Regional Airport to fuel up and get help with mechanical issues. "This was a very productive stop," said Bob Woodberry, owner of the two aircraft. "Tulip City Air Service's...

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2015 Wings of Mercy CareAffaire

Join us for family fun at the fifth annual Wings of Mercy CareAffaire  at West Michigan Regional Airport on Saturday, August 22, 2015. Register on the Wings of Mercy website for the second annual Runway 5K that will begin on the airport's runway Wings of Mercy! The...

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Connecting the Global Supply Chain

One of many cargo jets that visit West Michigan Regional Airport, this DC9 was loading bumpers from a major manufacturing company to deliver quickly and on time to a manufacturing company in Alabama. This presents another way that our local regional airport helps...

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WMRA Float Wins “Directors Award!”

West Michigan Regional Airport celebrated Tulip Time in Holland with the theme "WMRA Our Gateway to the World." The jet float joined Dutch Dancers, marching bands, floats and more at the spectacular Muziekparade on Saturday, May 9, 2015. The jet float received its...

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WMRA Request for Terminal Building Bids

May 8, 2015 — The West Michigan Airport Authority will receive sealed bids for a Midfield Terminal Building until June 3, 2015 at 10 AM EDT at which time the bids will be opened and read publicly at Holland City Hall, 1st floor City Council Chambers, 270 South River...

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2015 Tulip Time Muziekparade

Spring brings Tulip Time in Holland and the West Michigan Regional Airport's jet float will join Dutch Dancers, marching bands, floats and more at the spectacular Muziekparade on Saturday, May 9, 2015 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. The parade delights thousands of spectators...

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Late Summer Groundbreaking Planned

March 10, 2015 – Andrea Goodell, Holland Sentinel After several years of fundraising and planning, the West Michigan Regional Airport Business Center is down to the details. “We’re down to choosing paint colors and tile,” West Michigan Airport Authority Manager Greg...

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“Will you marry me?!”

On the fourth attempt, the weather cooperated and Mark Bolhuism and his girlfriend of almost 9 years, Amber, got the chance for a romantic flight beginning at West Michigan Regional Airport. After meeting the pilot they walked up to the jet but before entering Mark...

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WMRA Business Center Takes Shape

December 2014 - Andrea Goodell, Holland Sentinel   A welcome center in the works for years could be built this year at the West Michigan Regional Airport. “We went through a pretty extensive visioning process with the building committee and the rest of the team,” said...

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