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Holland Special Delivery

"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...

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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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2014 Wings of Mercy CareAffaire

The fourth annual Wings of Mercy CareAffaire held at West Michigan Regional Airport on Saturday, August 23, 2014, was a great success. Over 100 runners started out on the taxiway for the first annual Runway 5K. The local Lions Club served 500+ visitors at the benefit...

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Sharon Huminsky

Sharon Huminsky 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...

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Dave Holkeboer

Dave Holkeboer Flight Student Tulip City Airport My interest in flying began in college. There wasn’t any time to think about it though because I got married and began a family. I’m now 79 years old and after a friend took me for a ride in his plane, I decided it was...

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Barbara Fleming

Barbara Fleming Flight Instructor Tulip City Airport I began my career as a Spanish teacher at Holland High School and taught for 28 years. As a lark I tried flying and the next day bought one-eighth share of an airplane. It worked out well…and sometimes life is like...

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Kim Steggerda

Service Stop at Tulip City Airport Kim’s RV6 recently received a compression check at Tulip City Airport. “The aircraft took me approximately seven years to build in my basement,” stated Kim.“The RV6 has been one of the most popular kits. It’s nice to have Tulip City...

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Connor Bos

Connor Bos West Michigan Airport Authority Youth-On-Board Member Being part of Youth-on-Board for the West Michigan Airport Authority (WMAA) has been a great learning experience for me. With a strong passion for aviation and aeronautics, the WMAA board meetings are...

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