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WEEKS 4 AND 5 OF WMRA CONSTRUCTION SITE

Week 4:  September 7 - 12 The construction crew continued earthwork balancing on both the Landside and Airside. The building pad was completed. Week 5:  September 14 - 19 On September 15 Mead & Hunt was on site to stake building corners, the south detention pond,...

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WEEK 3 OF WMRA CONSTRUCTION SITE

WEEK 3:  August 31 - September 5  This week the earthwork will continue with the emphasis on building pad. The completion of the pad is expected by September 11. Also, preparation for the underground pipe work will begin.      

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WINGS OF MERCY 2015 RUNWAY 5K

The Wings of Mercy Runway 5K was a huge success as 130 runners started out on the West Michigan Regional Airport runway. "It's great to be running into the early sun down this huge stretch of pavement before you," said one of the runners. "Almost makes me feel like...

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CONSTRUCTIVE LUNCHES

David Church, Technician at Crown Motors decided his lunch hour could be more constructive watching the construction happening at West Michigan Regional Airport. With the new Airport Office Building and Aircraft Apron project beginning on Tuesday, August 18 and Crown...

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WEEK 2 SURVEYING AND SCRAPING

WEEK 2:  August 24-28, 2015  Today the surveyors began staking a ditch that will be dug out and become the water management system on the site. The water on the site will drain into the ditch, be directed to a holding detention pond and eventually to the main ditch...

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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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