Visiting Kalamazoo and Western Michigan University

WMU Pilot Plants welcome you to Kalamazoo and the Western Michigan University campus! There's plenty to do during your stay — explore the links below to find places to stay, food, events at WMU, and other attractions.


Kalamazoo Battle Creek International Airport (AZO)
Delta, American, US Airways, United, and Delta airlines serve the Kalamazoo Airport.

Approximate drive time to Kalamazoo from other airports:

One hour

Two hours

Three hours

Events and entertainment

Arts and entertainment

  • Air Zoo
    The total flight experience! Includes aircraft on display, rides, and flight simulation
  • The Civic
    Great community theatre.
  • Miller Auditorium at Western Michigan University
    Miller Auditorium is the premier performing arts venue in Southwest Michigan, offering world-class productions from Broadway and beyond.
  • Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
    10 galleries showcasing outstanding temporary and permanent collections.
  • Kalamazoo State Theatre
    West Michigan's premier lives concert venue is located in downtown Kalamazoo.

Festivals and public events

Sporting events


Hotels within three miles:

Hotels within a 15-minute drive:


Kalamazoo is proud of our international community that boasts both national restaurant chains as well as some uniquely Kalamazoo eating experiences. The Discover Kalamazoo website provides the most recent Kalamazoo Restaurant Guide.

Please do not hesitate to ask any staff member of the Pilot Plant for recommendations and detailed information.