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.

KTRK Welcomes You!



12/07/2019 Saturday, 7am - 5:00pm (Board of Directors, ACAT and Staff Holiday Party)
12/25/2019 Wednesday, CLOSED (Christmas Holiday, all staff off) 

The 100LL Self-Serve island and terminal building will be closed when staff are not on site. We thank pilots for their understanding. The Airport District wishes to enable ALL employees the ability to spend time with their families and friends during the holidays.

Santaflyin flyer 2019 Special Thanks go out to: Air Tahoe, BGCNLT, CRUX Events, Mtn Belles, Gerald & Peggy Herrick, Giggle&Grin, TTUSD, TTAD Airport Staff, and all the dedicated volunteers that make this great free community holiday event possible!


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. 
Spring 04/01/2019 - 05/31/2019,  07:00 - 19:00 local  
Summer 06/01/2019 - 09/30/2019,  07:00 - 20:00 local
Fall/Winter 10/01/2019 - 03/31/2020,  07:00 - 18:00 local   


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)


You're invited to the annual Winter Operations meeting. Come learn what, when and how TTAD's Ops & Maintenance department prepares, plans and prioritizes snow removal operations. The meeting is intended for Aviation SASO's, hangar tenants, non aeronautical tenants and anyone that is just interested in our operations.  Meeting is 5:30-6:30pm at the airport terminal building boardroom on Wednesday, December 18, 2019.  Click heading for additional info.

Your Truckee Tahoe Airport Operations and Maintenance Department is recruiting for a Full Time Winter Seasonal O&M I position.  Applications are due by 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 27, 2019.  Please click heading for more information.

This past Saturday's AOPA "Rusty Pilot" seminar was well attended with 41 attendees! The event was co-sponsored by AOPA, Sierra Aero and your Truckee Tahoe Airport District. Click heading for more info.

As per FAA Order 5100.38D Section 3-20 Consultation with Airport Users.  Truckee Tahoe Airport proposes to request Airport Improvement Program Grant funds for the following Project, Reconstruct Taxiway A (West) and Cross Taxiways B, C, D, E, and L.  The Airport District is providing a reasonable opportunity for users to provide input to the proposals listed. Click heading for full notice.

Oct 31, 2019

Stop by the Truckee Tahoe Airport terminal building and check out the amazing artwork of local artists. The new Fall 2019 Art Show has just been hung. The Airport District's Art Coordinator Carole Sesko arranges four shows annually. Click heading for more info.

Deer are currently migrating to lower elevations throughout the region. Wildlife is most prevalent around the airfield from dusk through the night time hours. Click heading for an example of wildlife thermal imaging on the airfield. Contact UNICOM on 122.95 MHz or call (530) 587-4119 x100 for wildlife advisories.

Oct 11, 2019

Great turn out for this emotional, inspiring and captivating speaker and documentary film showing event. Click heading for more info.

Phase Two of the taxiway Romeo summer 2019 construction project is now under way.  Click the heading for more info and details.

The Truckee Tahoe Airport District's 2019 Chamber Awards dinner "Big Life" video premiered last night at the annual event.  Click heading for a link to the short 2 minute video.

Sep 20, 2019

Wow! What an awesome Youth Glider Camp this past summer at Truckee Tahoe Soaring Association.  TTSA is a local aviation and STEM education non-profit.  Click heading for more info and pictures!

As our days get shorter, so do the tower operational hours. Pilots, please take note of reduced tower hours starting October 01, 2019. Click heading for more details. 
Fall / Winter 10/01/2019 - 03/31/2020, 07:00 - 18:00 local

Check out this fun three minute video about what folks need to know when flying into KTRK.  It's called "The Ballad of Duckee Tahoe". 

Aug 29, 2019

Two Airport Community Advisory Team (ACAT) pilot-member terms are coming to an end.  Airport staff is accepting applications from interested pilots for these Board appointed volunteer, three year term positions.  Applications are due by 5:00 pm on Friday, September 13, 2019.  Click heading for more information.

WOW, another great summer of three, week long each "Mission To Mars" youth STEM camps at KTRK! Click heading for the full story and pics.

Transportation of passengers for hire by an aircraft owner or operator is heavily regulated by the FAA. These activities are also regulated by the Truckee Tahoe Airport District through our Minimum Standards policies.  Click heading for 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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