KTRK Welcomes You!
Pilots watch for wildlife!
Deer are currently migrating to lower elevations throughout the region. This thermal imaging picture was taken at the runway intersection on 10/10/2019 at 02:30 am. Wildlife is most prevalent around the airfield from dusk through the night time hours.
Contact UNICOM on 122.95 MHz or call (530) 587-4119 x100 for wildlife advisories.
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:
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 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)
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.
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".
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.
The Airport is getting new neighbors! If you’ve driven down Soaring Way of late on your way to the Truckee Tahoe Airport, you’ve no doubt seen all the new construction. Coming summer 2020 will be a new Raley's grocery store and shopping center. Click heading for more info and pics.
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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