The Truckee Tahoe Airport is a community airport that provides high quality aviation facilities and services to meet local needs, and strives for low impact on our neighbors while enhancing the benefit to the community-at-large.

The Truckee Tahoe Airport District Welcomes You!



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:  07:00 - 20:00 local, starting Sept 15, 2018 07:00 - 19:00 local. 


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One of the major community benefits of your Truckee Tahoe Airport is the ability to stage massive firefighting campaigns directly from our facilities. Currently 1/3 of KTRK's airfield ramp space is being used to stage nine firefighting helicopters and their support equipment. Using KTRK as a home base "heliport" allows close proximity to the North Fire (Emigrant Gap). Firefighting crews stage fueling equipment, do aircraft maintenance, take breaks and operate a central command out of the airport. (Ramp Photos by: James Shues) 
Fire Name: North Fire / Incident type: Wildfire / As of 7:43am, 9/6/2018 / Size: 1,274 acres / Perimeter Containment: 17% / Cause: Under Investigation / Total Personnel: 745


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)


Drop off your old paint and mattresses, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, 9am - 1pm,  Event is for California residents only.  Click heading to see the flyer.

Come join us for an "Art Talk" featuring currently featured artists whose works are on display at the airport terminal building. Thursday, Sept 20, 2018 5:30 -7:00pm. (Doors open...

Airfield pavement joint and crack seal repairs and maintenance will start on Monday, October 15, 2018.  Click on heading for exact locations.

A motorized glider was involved in an accident killing both pilots and starting a brush fire.  Click heading for full story.

Oakland Center has issued a Letter To Airmen about expected heavy air traffic at KTRK over Labor Day weekend. 

Aug 21, 2018

The Airport District is recruiting for 2 new Community Member Representatives for the Airport Community Advisory Team (ACAT).  Applications are due by 5:00pm on Wednesday, September 19, 2018.  Click heading for more details.

Mark E. Loper is a professional photographer, who for the last several years has been capturing the essence of KTRK's annual Air Show & Family Festival in amazing pictures.  Click heading for more info.

Jul 17, 2018

KTRK regrets to confirm an aircraft accident occurred at approximately 7:33 AM local time on 07/17/2018.  Click heading to view the full press release.

Jul 05, 2018

For young adults 13-17 years old.  Tuesday, August 7th through Thursday, August 9, 2018.  8am-1pm.  Register with the KidZone.  Click heading for full details.

Attn: ALL PILOTS! Local CFI's (paid for by KTRK), will enhance your knowledge of Truckee's local airspace and the surrounding area to ensure proficiency with prescribed procedures! ($150 Value)

A heartwarming story about 12 teenagers who came for a summer camp at the Coast Guard facility in Tahoe City. Each one at some point in their lives, heard the devastating news that a family member had been killed while serving our country. 

Mr. Mark Covey was recently promoted to Operations and Maintenance Assistant Supervisor. Click heading for full story.


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

Photo by ScottShotsPhoto.com