SNOW DAY Airfield/Runway Status ➤ KTRK Winter Info
The Truckee/Tahoe region is a very NOISE SENSITIVE COMMUNITY and our airport strives to be a good neighbor.
PILOTS: Please abide by our noise abatement procedures, the voluntary curfew, and utilize aeronautical resources provided here:
➤ Arrival & Departure Noise Abatement Information
RESIDENTS: Learn more about the airport's efforts to reduce noise and annoyance, our initiatives, and ways to help us improve:
➤ Resident Noise & Annoyance Information and Options
We ask that pilots please respect KTRK's Voluntary Curfew and do not fly between 10 pm and 7 am.
"ACT" Airport Community Team
For ACT Info & the Zoom link visit ➤ ACT
Next meeting: Wednesday, February 9, 2022, 6-7:30 p.m.
Topic: Aircraft Fleet that regularly use the Truckee Tahoe Airport. This was a request by a few ACT members. We will have a discussion and provide information on the type of aircraft the typically use the Truckee Tahoe Airport. We will cover noise signatures, operating performance information, type of fuel they use, climb performance during different times of the year. We will also discuss airport planning and design characteristics that influence the size, type, frequency of aircraft that use our airport.
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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 11 - Arrival from the South Southeast (VFR) NEW!
➤ KTRK: RWY 11 - 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)
Seen on the ramp at KTRK, a Coast Guard C-27J Spartan. This beauty stopped by for some unscheduled maintenance work on the #1 engine and of course KTRK staff made her stay as comfortable as possible. Thankfully the weather has been cooperating. Click post heading for pics and more.
The Truckee Tahoe Airport District will discontinue participating in the Corporate Aircraft Association (CAA) membership Jet A fuel discount program as of January 1, 2022. Please click post heading for the full story.
A special meeting of the Truckee Tahoe Airport District Board of Directors will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 5, 2022. The purpose of the meeting is to review the Financial Allocation Analysis done by Aviation Management Consulting Group (AMCG). The public is invited to join and participate. The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. To see the agenda, or for Zoom login info please visit ➤ https://truckeetahoeairport.com/administration/board
The Tahoe Truckee Civil Air Patrol celebrated the National CAP's 80th anniversary with a multi agency search and rescue exercise. The event simulated an airplane crash in a mountainous area near Stampede Reservoir, approximately 10 miles north of the Truckee Tahoe Airport. Click post heading for more info and pics.
A special meeting of the Truckee Tahoe Airport District Board of Directors will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 15, 2021. The purpose of the meeting is to select a Master Plan consultant. The public is invited to join and participate. The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. To see the agenda, or for Zoom login info visit ➤ https://truckeetahoeairport.com/administration/board
A big congratulation go out to KTRK's tower air-traffic-control team who were recently awarded the Western Pacific Region's "Facility of the Year" by Midwest ATC Services! Click post heading for info and pics.
EAA Holiday Event Pancake Breakfast with Young Eagles Free Intro Flights! The local Truckee Tahoe Airport EAA 1073 Chapter would like to introduce the world of aviation to young people ages 8-17! Come take a free flight in a general aviation airplane with an experienced Young Eagles pilot. Saturday, Dec 11, 2021, 8 - 10:30 am. Click post heading for more info.
You're invited! Celebrate the holidays with local non-profits, Tahoe Food Hub - Truckee Roundhouse - Sierra Community House. Save the Date! December 9, 2021, 4-8 pm, 12116 Chandelle Way, (across from Raley's off Soaring Way). Click heading for more info.
TTAD announces Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal of 10% on all FAA funded contracts and agreements FY's 2022-2024 . A Zoom meeting will be held on December 6, 2021 at 10am for any interested stakeholders. For more information contact Hardy Bullock at firstname.lastname@example.org. or visit ➤ DBE Goal
Where could you imagine you had landed if you were walking among the hangars and heard a pure operatic tenor hitting high Cs with abandon? Most likely, you’re at Truckee Tahoe Airport and hearing Robert Bousquet practice a famous aria while working on his airplane. Story by Laurel Lippert for TTAD's Pilot News. Click post heading for full story.
TTAD is hiring an Administrative Assistant. The position is classified as full-time temporary (Dec 2021 thru June 2022). Recruitment is open until filled. Come join a great team! For the job posting, description and application please visit our Human Resources page at ➤ Admin Assistant.
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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