Park Township Airport Historical Association
Dedicated to Preserving the History and Future of Park Township Airport
PTAHA has stopped scheduling Flight Nights in accordance with Corona virus recommendations. Please watch this page for announcements on when they will resume.
FINAL FLY-IN at Park Township Airport – SATURDAY JUNE 13
Greetings pilots and all aviation enthusiasts. We are passing along information about an informal FINAL FLY-IN at Holland’s Park Township Airport on Saturday June 13. The airport was opened in 1937 and the Township officials will close it forever in just a few weeks. Please help give it a good sendoff by packing a lunch and flying in for the last time. NOTE: The Township has also stopped fuel sales so top off at home before you leave. It is still a public airport so as in the past everyone is welcome to stop by and see airplanes and talk to pilots.
HOPE to see you on June 13.
Any comments or questions regarding the future of the airport should be directed to Park Township Manager Howard Fink
email@example.com Office (616) 738-4229 Cell (810) 880-9498
Message from FOPTA. The airport millage failed 42% to 57%.
The airport will be closed.
Thank you for all of your support. Best wishes to all.
Click on the video below to hear Annie Olson tell her story about learning to fly at the Park Township Airport over 60 years ago.
FOPTA Civil Air Patrol Video – VOTE YES for Park Township Airport
FOPTA Video – VOTE YES for the Park Township Airport
Flight Night Welcomes Aviation Industry Guests
The Flight Night program is an introduction to aviation for middle and high school students, presented by PTAHA volunteers. Students learn about flight aerodynamics, sit in an airplane cockpit, and then fly one of PTAHA’s two flight simulators. The Dec 10 Flight Night students also had a chance to learn about flying and working in the aviation industry from local experts. This night’s special guests included Megan Stumbo-Chief Flight Instructor Vision Air, Alex Ezinga – American Eagle First Officer, Ashly Kramer-Charter Manager Vision Air, Buster Bedrosian- Flight Instructor Vision Air, Matt Slobe- West Mi Aviation Academy Flight Instructor, and Megan’s father Bob. Students asked questions about careers in the aviation industry, guests shared their own stories, and great advice was offered about how to pursue education and training in the field of aviation. Links for more information about Flight Night or sign up for a Flight Night.
New Xplane Flight Sim
We are thankful for everyone helping to keep the Park Township Airport in operation. Have a nice Thanksgiving holiday!
TODAY IS NATIONAL AVIATION DAY!
As you may know the results of the Township survey about the Airport/AirPark Vision plan showed a MAJORITY of residents surveyed had a FAVORABLE reaction to the Vision concept plan. NOW IS THE TIME for you to voice your support for the Airport and the AirPark Vision concept. Please call the Township office at 616-399-4520 or email the Board of Trustees at firstname.lastname@example.org and tell them you support the airport and the AirPark Vision concept.
Thank you for helping to preserve the history and future of the Park Township Airport!
Airpark Vision Plan
This is the overall AirPark plan. All of the features are listed on the sidebar, use your magnifying glass! Please learn about and support the AirPark plan! The N.W. corner is combined with the Cooper VanWieren property to form hiking, biking, and equestrian trails.
Friends of the Park Township Airport Historical Association hope to see the location revitalized with exciting new opportunities and facilities for all residents of the area.
Close Up of AirPark S.E. Park Area
This is a close-up view of the S.E. park area including, splash pad, viewing area, student observatory, Chief Waukazoo memorial, pond, soccer field, pilot memorials, jet memorial, playground, drone racing course, prairie restoration trail, restrooms, multipurpose community building. Learn more about the plan and support it!
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