KTRK Welcomes You!
TAXIWAY ROMEO SUMMER 2019 CONSTRUCTION
Phase 1 - Impact to hangar tenants in Alpha through Foxtrot west side. Scheduled dates of work 7/22/2019 - 8/30/2019.
Phase 2 - Impact to hangar tenants in Foxtrot east side through Hotel. Tentative dates are late August - September. For the latest airfield construction news visit:
Aircraft with a wingspan <39' (at pilot's discretion and own risk) can taxi on the south side of the hangar rows with Ground Control advisories on 118.3 MHz. Please note obstacles exist. Arrows indicate traffic for aircraft exiting hangar rows. Be aware of aircraft and vehicle traffic on the south side of hangar rows during construction.
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:
04/01/2019 - 05/31/2019, 07:00 - 19:00 local
06/01/2019 - 09/30/2019, 07:00 - 20:00 local
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)
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.
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.
Gate 7 (by the playground) and the terminal building east side parking lot will be closed for construction from Monday 8/5 thru Friday 8/9. Click heading for more info.
Professional aviation photographer Mark E Loper captured some amazing moments at the Truckee Tahoe Airport's 2019 Air Show & Family Festival! Click the heading for the link to the photos.
Walk into the Truckee Tahoe Airport’s main terminal building, and you’ll immediately notice the captivating, eclectic and inspiring artwork hanging on its walls. As coordinator and curator, local artist Carole Sesko creatively designs the exhibit displays featuring local and regional artists. Click heading for more info.
Wow, an Air Force Lockheed U-2 spy plane does a low approach fly-by over Runway 29 at Truckee Tahoe Airport at 3:14pm local on 07.16.2019. Click heading for more info and a video link.
Another amazing Truckee Tahoe Airport Air Show & Family Festival for the history books! Thanks to all the aerobatic performers, ramp-display aircraft owners, volunteers, vendors, EMS personnel, staff and everyone else involved, that help make this the best, biggest and most thrilling, free community event in the Truckee Tahoe area each year! An estimated 14,000 spectators attended!
Your Truckee Tahoe Airport has purchased two new "Rad Power" E-Bikes. The bikes are available for use at no charge by pilots and flight crew members to enjoy our beautiful bike-trails and local scenery. Click heading for full story and pics.
TTAD's Board of Directors approved funding, ~$1M for 2 ADS-B ground stations located at KTRK and KTVL at the June 26, 2019 board meeting. Click heading for more ADS-B 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
Photo by ScottShotsPhoto.com