PLEASE FLY QUIET
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 Info We ask that pilots please respect KTRK's Voluntary Curfew and Do Not Fly between 10 pm and 7 am.
RESIDENTS: Learn more about the airport's efforts to reduce noise and annoyance, our initiatives, and ways to help us improve: ➤ Resident Noise & Annoyance Info and Options ➤ Report Noise
YOU'RE INVITED - HOLIDAY BLOCK PARTY
Celebrate the holidays with local farmers and makers on Thursday, December 7th! Bounce between Truckee Roundhouse, Tahoe Food Hub, and Sierra Community House for a non-profit holiday market. Enjoy music, delicious food, craft beer, and wine as you shop for organic produce, specialty foods, and handmade local crafts. Connect with the people behind our food, goods, and community support efforts, and don't miss the chance to snap a photo with SANTA, brought to you by the Truckee Chamber of Commerce! Drinks and food are available for purchase. Funds raised will benefit the programs of all three non-profits
RUNWAY 2/20 REOPENS !
KTRK's crosswind runway Runway 2/20 reopened on November 16, 2023 after 17 weeks of reconstruction. The $7M project (same footprint at 4,650' x 75') was sponsored by FAA Airport Improvement Program "AIP", CA Division of Aeronautics and Truckee Tahoe Airport District funding. Local pilot Mike Daniel with his Carbon Cub aircraft was the first to take off and land on the reopened runway. Brandley Engineering was the engineering firm on the project, and Mercer-Fraser was the General Contractor. (Photos by: Marc Lamb) ➤ First Flight, Pilot Mike Daniel Video
Ribbon cutting pictured L-R: Mary Hetherington, Airport Board Director / David Van Quest, Aviation & Community Coordinator / Bill Greeno, Truckee Chamber Board Chair / Jeff Menasco, Director of Aviation / Mike Daniel, Local Pilot & Aircraft Owner / Kat Rohlf, Airport Board President / Damon Brandley, Brandley Engineering / Robb Etnyre, Airport GM / Kellie Cutler, Truckee Cultural District / Jan Atwell Holan, Lift Wellness Workspace / and Jessica Penman, Truckee Chamber President.
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KTRK VIDEO LIBRARY
KTRK CAUTIONS: Mountains / High Density Altitude / Summer Glider & Skydiving 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)
The Truckee Tahoe Airport District Board of Directors will hold their regular monthly board meeting at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 29, 2023. The meeting will be in a hybrid format. The public is invited to join and participate, either in-person or online. For the Zoom link and more info visit ➤ https://truckeetahoeairport.com/administration/board
Airport Improvement magazine article: Truckee Tahoe Airport (TRK) in California recently made a bold environmental move by changing from standard Jet A to sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The general aviation airport started offering SAF several years ago, with a goal of gradually increasing the percentage sold to 100% by the end of 2023. To read the full article visit ➤ KTRK SAF Article (Note article typo: TTAD has a 5 member publicly elected Board of Directors, not 25)
With the reopening of Runway 2/20 we kindly remind our aviation community that the easiest way to reduce your impact on our Truckee neighborhoods (winds permitting) is by departing Runway 2. The noise abatement procedure off Runway 2, known as the Scales Departure is a straight out departure until abeam the Sewage Treatment plant then a left turn to the Truck Scales on Interstate 80. From there proceed on course staying near the freeway if east or westbound. For more information please visit our ➤ Pilot Website
Veterans Day and the United States Marine Corps Birthday will be celebrated on Friday, November 10, 2023 at KTRK!. You are invited to join TTAD General Manager, Robb Etnyre, USMC Ret, airport staff, and fellow veterans at the airport's Community Room to honor the proud services of our men and women in uniform. 12:00 - 2:00 pm , Friday, November 10, 2023, 10356 Truckee Airport Rd., Community Room.
You're invited to join Director of Aviation Jeff Menasco and Aviation & Community Coordinator David Van Quest in an in-person only (no Zoom) Airport Community Team (ACT) meeting from 6-7 pm, Wednesday, November 8, 2023 in the terminal building's Community Room at 10356 Truckee Airport Rd, Truckee, CA 96161. The topic for discussion is the Truckee Tahoe Airport District's new proposed Fly Quiet program. ➤ ACT Meeting Info
You're invited to join Airport GM Robb Etnyre and Director of Aviation Jeff Menasco for an in-person meeting. The topics for discussion are Truckee Tahoe Airport District's new proposed Fly Safe, Fly Quiet and Hangar Revitalization incentive programs, and the discontinuation of the Home Basing program. When: Monday, Oct 23, 2023, 17:30 - 19:00 and Sunday, Oct 29, 2023, 10:00 - 11:30 Location: Terminal Building Community Room. Click post heading for more info.
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. “Art At The Airport”, is a program developed by artist and Truckee resident Carole Sesko to showcase amazing local artistic talent. The Fall-Winter Art Show (October 16 2023 - January 16, 2024) includes works by local artists Michael Ambrose, Molly O’Mara and Rossitza Todorova. For more info visit: Art at the Airport
The Truckee Tahoe Airport District Board of Directors will hold their next board meetings on Wednesday, October 25, 2023.
- The 2024 Budget Workshop (#2) will be from 1:00-3:00 pm
- The Regular Monthly Board meeting starts at 4:30 pm
Both meetings will be in a hybrid format. The public is invited to join and participate either in-person or online. For the Zoom links and more board info please visit ➤ https://truckeetahoeairport.com/administration/board
The reconstruction of Truckee Tahoe Airport's Runway 2/20 (same footprint at 4,650' x 75') is coming along with the first layers of asphalt going down this week. The $6.3M project is an FAA funded AIP Airport Improvement Project. The runway has been closed since July 24th and is scheduled to reopen mid November. All air traffic since the start of construction has been on the airport's main Runway 11/29. Mercer-Fraser Co. has been the contractor on the project.Click post heading for photos.
Welcome from the General Manager
Since 1958, the Truckee Tahoe Airport District has been an integral part of the community of Truckee and North Lake Tahoe. Located at 5,900 feet, in the heart of the Sierra Nevada Mountain range, we are connected by more than a runway! With a dedicated team and volunteers, we are highly aligned with our mission.
The Truckee Tahoe Airport aims to provide safe, high-quality services and facilities, reduce impact on our airport neighbors and the environment, and invest in opportunities that increase community safety and provide sustained benefit to the entire Truckee Tahoe region.
Robb Etnyre, General Manager
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