KTRK Welcomes You!
MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR KTRK's 2019 AIR SHOW!
When: Saturday, July 13, 2019
Time: 9am - 3pm
Cost: FREE Parking & FREE Admission
Where: Truckee Tahoe Airport, 10356 Truckee Airport Rd, Truckee, CA
➤ For more information visit: https://www.truckeetahoeairshow.com
FREQUENCIES / TOWER OPS:
TOWER/CTAF: 120.575 Mhz / AWOS: 118.0 Mhz / UNICOM-FBO: 122.95 Mhz / GROUND: 118.3 *when Tower is in operation / Oakland Center: 127.95 Mhz.
➤ FAA designated CLASS D airspace started March 29, 2018 at KTRK during tower operational hours. Surface - 2,500' AGL, 4.2 NM radius.
TOWER OPERATIONAL HOURS:
04/01/2019 - 05/31/2019, 07:00 - 19:00 local
06/01/2019 - 09/30/2019, 07:00 - 20:00 local
10/01/2019 - 03/31/2020, 07:00 - 18:00 local
TAXIWAY ROMEO SUMMER 2019 CONSTRUCTION
A joint KTRK and FAA Airport Improvement Project (AIP). As many of you are aware, Taxiway Romeo (the taxiway on the north side of hangar rows Alpha–Hotel) is a bumpy ride and in much need of repair. To that end, the District was successful in securing an FAA grant for $1,981,723 to replace utility lines and repave the taxiway. ➤ Airfield Construction 2019
KTRK VIDEO LIBRARY
KTRK CAUTIONS: Mountainous Terrain / High Density Altitude / Glider Activity / High Field Elevation / Wind Gusts / Wildlife
➤ KTRK: RWY 02 - Arrival from the North (VFR)
➤ KTRK: RWY 02 - Departure "Preferred Calm Wind Departure Runway" (VFR)
➤ KTRK: RWY 1 1 - Arrival from the South Southeast (VFR) NEW!
➤ KTRK: RWY 1 1 - Departure to the Northwest (VFR)
➤ KTRK: RWY 20 - Arrival Gateway (VFR)
➤ KTRK: RWY 20 - Departure Left 270° to the West (VFR)
➤ KTRK: RWY 29 - Arrival Gateway (VFR)
➤ KTRK: RWY 29 - Departure Bypass (VFR)
Last Friday's FAA Wings credit speaker event was attended by over 25 local aviation enthusiast. The topic was "Mountain Flying with Emphasis on Wave Affect". FAA's Larry Cheek and DPE Mark Montegue were the guest speakers.
The Truckee Tahoe Airport Board of Directors is scheduled to vote on installation of ADS-B ground stations at KTRK and KTVL for full ADS-B coverage of Martis Valley and the Lake Tahoe Basin. The board meeting will be held at 4:30pm Wednesday, June 26, 2019. The pilot and District constituent communities are invited to attend and give input.
As many of you are aware, Taxiway Romeo (the taxiway on the north side of hangar rows Alpha–Hotel) is a bumpy ride and in much need of repair. Repaving work is scheduled to start on July 15, 2019 and last for 2 months. For full details click heading.
Truckee Roundhouse Makerspace is holding their annual "Maker Show" on Sunday, June 9, 2019, 11am - 5pm. Come all ye makers! Click heading for more info.
The Truckee Dirt Fondo "big bad gravel" bike race starts and finishes at your Truckee Tahoe Airport on Saturday, June 8, 2019.
Over the past decade, the airport has allocated more than $2 million in forestry management maintenance and countless hours of work into Waddle Ranch and other land surrounding the airport and its runways. Scattered across Waddle Ranch are clues to what Martis Valley's forest once were. Click heading for pics and full story.
The Truckee Tahoe Airport District (TTAD) is pleased to welcome Kelly Woo to its executive team! Click heading for the full story and picture.
A roof replacement construction project on the original 4 Hotel row hangars (H1 - H4) will start on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Click heading for more info.
KTRK welcomes its newest Airport Community Advisory Team member Joe Lorenz! Click heading for full story.
Truckee Tahoe Airport District was awarded the "District Transparency Certificate of Excellence" by SDLF!
Truckee Tahoe Soaring Association opens to the public for the 2019 season on Friday, May 24th! The glider port is located off Hwy 267 at the very end of Martis Dam Rd. on the east side of the airfield, just follow the signs! Click heading for pics and more info.
Welcome from the General Manager
Since 1958, the Truckee Tahoe Airport District has been providing a high quality, safe facility for pilots, visitors and the community. Nestled in the Sierra Nevada mountain range at an elevation of 5,900 feet, twelve miles from Lake Tahoe, we promise one of the most scenic flight and visiting experiences in the world. We are proud of our pilot safety and community programs, state-of-art energy saving facilities and top notch staff and leadership. We are committed to offering the best small, mountain airport in the Country.
Kevin Smith, General Manager
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