Connected By More Than A Runway

Plane left
Plane right

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!

KTRK Frequencies:

CTAF: 120.575 Mhz / AWOS: 118.0 Mhz / UNICOM-FBO SERVICES: 122.8 Mhz

Large santa fly in 2017 pic only
WHEN: Saturday, December 9, 2017
TIME: 10 am - 1 pm (Santa arrives promptly)
WHERE: Hangar A-09, (Follow the Event Signs)

Watch Santa Fly In! Great holiday photo ops!
Tell Santa or Mrs Claus what's on your wish list!
Hot chocolate, treats and gifts!
Click here for the printable Event Flyer


Large tower end of season 2017 The Truckee Tahoe Airport District Board of Directors voted unanimously to extend seasonal tower operations from December 15, 2017 through February 28, 2018, during peak winter tourist traffic.
Mid West ATC (Air Traffic Control) will staff the tower daily from 7am to 6pm.

Click here to view the full Tab 7 "Summer Seasonal Tower" staff report presented to the Airport Board of Directors at the 10/25/2017 meeting.


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)


KTRK staff will be applying for FAA Airport Improvement Project (AIP) funding for summer 2018 pavement projects totaling ~$1.3M. Click heading for more info.

Truckee Tahoe Airport "Base Camp for a Big Life 2017" video: Click Here

Truckee Tahoe Airport Regional Art Exhibit / October 24, 2017 - January 23, 2018. Great art on display by amazingly talented local artists.

Oct 25, 2017

KTRK's long awaited Tahoe City Emergency Services Helipad is due to be operational early December 2017. Click heading for the full story.

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.

Aug 21, 2017

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.


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