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WEEKS 12-13 WMRA CONSTRUCTION SITE

WEEK 12:  October 26-31 Site Improvements Continued installation of geotextile fabric on apron, and installation of sand sub-base and aggregate base Grading and compacting aggregate base for parking lot Building Completed underground plumbing, electrical and HVAC...

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WHEELS UP LANDS AT WMRA

Wheels Up Goes Pink is the motto Wheels Up (a charter company) is using for Breast Cancer Awareness. David Darcey, pilot of the pink aircraft, stopped at West Michigan Regional Airport for a scheduled charter flight. We found out that on October 1, 2015, in...

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WEEKS 10-11 WMRA CONSTRUCTION SITE

WEEK 10:  October 19-24 Site Improvements Continued installing geotextile fabric on apron, and installing sand sub-base and aggregate base. Continued installing sand sub-base and aggregate base for parking lot. Poured transformer pad for BPW transformer. Poured Weir...

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WEEKS 8-9 OF WMRA CONSTRUCTION SITE

WEEK 8:  October 5-10 Site Improvements Completed under-drain in the parking lot and apron Began installation of Geotextile fabric on apron Began installation sand sub-base for parking lot and apron Building Completed pouring foundation Continued pouring concrete...

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WEEKS 6-7 OF WMRA CONSTRUCTION SITE

WEEK 6: September 21 - 26 Site improvements: Completed storm sewer work Installed under-drain in the parking lot and began working in apron under-drain Installed weir structure for south detention pond Building: Began pouring concrete footings Began pouring concrete...

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WINGS OF MERCY CAREAFFAIRE 2015

The Wings of Mercy CareAffaire held on August 22, 2015 was the most well attended event yet! Over 650 pancake breakfasts were served by our local Lions Club! Young Eagles free flights for kids ages 8-17 totaled 100! Over $31,000 was donated to Wings of Mercy! Thanks...

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WMRA CELEBRATES GROUND BREAKING

West Michigan Regional Airport celebrated the ground breaking of the new Airport Office Business Center & Aircraft Apron Area project on Monday, September 21, 2015. Beginning with a flyover, five future pilots exited Metal Flow's jet and welcomed the audience. The...

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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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