The Truckee Tahoe Airport District Welcomes You!
AIRPORT SPEAKER EVENT
"FLYING THRU LIFE: CIRCUMNAVIGATING THE GLOBE IN A SINGLE ENGINE MALIBU AIRCRAFT"
Join Zen pilot Robert DeLaurentis and learn about his epic adventure flying around the world!
WHEN: Thursday, October 20, 2016,
TIME: 6:00 - 8:00 pm
WHERE: Truckee Tahoe Airport Main Terminal Building, Boardroom A
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2016 ASPHALT PAVING PROJECTS COMPLETED!
This past summer's four major joint funded (FAA 90% / TRK 10%) paving projects totaling over $4 million are now completed and all surfaces are open as of Thursday, October 13, 2016. The projects included: the eastern 4,000lf of parallel taxiway Alpha, the terminal ramp widening between Delta and Foxtrot, Jet Ramp reconstruction west of Alpha hangars, and the taxilane drainage and repaving at Golf and Hotel hangars. Hydro-seeding at disturbed earth areas and minor finish work will continue through next week but will not involve disruptions to aircraft activities.
INAUGURAL RUN THE RUNWAY!
Saturday's inaugural Run the Runway event was a great success! It was a picture perfect Sierra fall weather day and almost 200 joined in on the fun! Participants had the option of either a 5K or a 3/4 mile run right on the actual 11-29 runway at Truckee Airport, at elevation 5,900 feet, The airport had the runway closed to air traffic during this unique event. Funds raised will help support 3 local non-profits: TEMPO High School Music Programs, Auburn Ski Club Training Center and Trails & Vistas. Thanks to all those that participated and if you missed this year's event, stayed tuned for the even bigger and better 2017 Run The Runway at your Truckee Tahoe Airport!
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)
This summer's four major airfield paving projects, funded by the FAA and TRK have been completed. Click heading for more.
CA local residences and businesses took advantage of the FREE paint drop off event at TRK and set new collection records.
The TRK based Care Flight crew put on a FREE BBQ and Open House on Saturday, 9/17. Click heading for full story.
A flying historical museum the B-25 "Executive Sweet" stopped by TRK for ramp viewing and scenic rides. Click heading for more details.
Airport Community Advisory Team (ACAT) candidate application recruitment closed September 16, 2016. Click heading for full details.
Due to lack of a quorum, the Airport Community Advisory Team (ACAT) meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 9/13/2016 has been cancelled.
Great well attended Airport Speaker event given by Nichole Dorr and friends. Click heading for full details
TRK AVCOM Department is looking to fill a temporary Associate Program Coordinator position. Click heading for further details.
Reno High-Sierra Chapter of Ninety Nines offers $7,000 in scholarship awards. Applications due 10/21/2016. Click heading for full story.
Implementation of the Middle Martis Wetland Restoration project will take place August thru October 2016. 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
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