Connected By More Than A Runway

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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.

The Truckee Tahoe Airport District Welcomes You!


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The Truckee Tahoe Airport District is constructing an emergency services helipad in Tahoe City off Fairway Drive, near the west end of the golf course. The $550,000 project is expected to be completed by early December 2017. The helipad is for EMS use only, think medivac, fire, police and disaster relief. The helipad will not be available for private or commercial operations. The District is considering additional EMS helipad options in the Tahoe Basin (Homewood, Kings Beach) and on the Sierra Crest near Donner Summit. Click arrow to view pics.

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A staff report on the Tower will be presented to the Board at the October 25th Board meeting. Public comment is encouraged. The meeting starts at 4:30 p.m. in the Main Terminal Building, Board Room A.


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)


A packed house was captivated by Christina Olds who talk about the Life and Times of her father, Triple Ace Fighter Pilot Robin Olds!

The airport District is requesting statements of interest and qualifications for Airport Planning, Engineering, and Consulting Services.

The FREE community paint and mattress recycle event was a great success. Click heading for more details.

Snow Removal Heavy Equipment Operator. Recruitment closed 5:00pm Friday, October 6, 2017

A busy Labor Day weekend in Truckee Tahoe means high traffic volumes at KTRK, with Oakland Center (ZOA) issuing a "Letter to Airmen" (LTA).

Airport Community Advisory Team (ACAT) application deadline was Fri., 9/01/17. Two new members will be selected at the Wed., 9/27/2017 Board meeting.

Godbe Research just completed a District wide survey. The survey was conducted from May 26 through June 17, 2017. Click the heading for more info and to see the compiled survey results.

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Click the heading to see an aerial map of KTRK depicting Runways, Taxiways and other airfield points of interest. (Photo by: Tom Lippert)

10 new ~4,030sf hangars are slated for construction at KTRK summer 2018. Click heading for the whole story.

C-D, D-E hangar row taxilanes and AIr Show Way paving reconstruction was completed ahead of schedule and below budget! Click heading for more.

The July 8, 2017 Air Show & Family Festival was a great success with an estimated 20,000 visitors! Click heading for more info and pictures.

KTRK is expanding its vehicle maintenance shop. To read more about this project and see pics, please click on the heading.

KTRK wants to hear pilot's thought on the new seasonal tower.


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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