SNOW CONDITIONS AT KTRK
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
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NEW LANDING & OVERNIGHT PARKING FEE PROGRAM
Effective October 01, 2022 the Truckee Tahoe Airport District has authorized Vector Airport Systems, LLC (Vector) to handle billing and payments for KTRK's Landing Fee and Overnight Parking Fee Programs for transient aircraft, on behalf of the Airport. The Landing Fee Program assesses a fee based upon an aircraft’s time of arrival and FAA certified MTOW. Vector’s system and technologies are able to provide the exact data for the program. For more info on KTRK's transient aircraft billing program please visit ➤ Landing & Overnight Parking Fees
POPULAR AIRPORT WEB PAGES
➤ ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE INFO and NAP's
➤ AIRFIELD CONSTRUCTION 2021
➤ Live 360 Degree Webcam
➤ Snow Day Winter Ops Airfield/Runway News
➤ DAILY OPERATIONS INFO (DOI): To receive the airfield's email, contact email@example.com
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 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 is seeking statements of interest from qualified engineering entities for the performance of engineering and planning services to assist the District with the maintenance and improvements of the Truckee Tahoe Airport. To see the RFQ please visit our ➤ Doing Business Page The RFQ closes on Friday, December 30, 2022.
To allow airport staff to enjoy the holidays with family and friends, pilots should plan on the following KTRK reduced service hours. This includes line services, fuel availability, terminal building access and tower closures:
- Thurs Nov 24 - Sun, Nov 27, Red Truck Cafe *CLOSED*
- Fri, Dec 2, Terminal Bldg/FBO Open 7 am - 5 pm (Staff XMAS Party)
- Sun, Dec 25, Terminal Bldg/FBO/Tower *CLOSED* (XMAS DAY)
The airfield remains open 24/7 365 days a year, but pilots are reminded that there is a voluntary, good-neighbor, NO-FLY curfew between 10 pm and 7 am daily.
All local Marines and veterans are invited to join us for a gathering at the Truckee Tahoe Airport Community Room from 5 -7 pm on Thursday, Nov 10, 2022. We will be honoring and celebrating Veteran's Day and the Marine Corps 247th birthday! A ceremony will be held with light refreshments and birthday cake, hosted by Robb Etnyre, USMC (Ret.), General Manager of the Truckee Tahoe Airport District.
NOAA / National Weather Service - Sierra Winter Weather Patterns & Forecast Join us via Zoom at 6pm on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 for a presentation by Meteorologists from the NOAA/National Weather Service – Reno, where we will discuss: Local Sierra, NorCal and Northern Nevada winter weather patterns, conditions that affect aviation, along with predictions for this winter’s “Triple-Dip La Nina”. Hope to see you there! For more info and the Zoom link visit ➤ ACT Info
The next meeting of the Truckee Tahoe Pilots Group will be at
6 pm Thursday, November 3, 2022 in the airport's terminal building community room. Everyone is invited. Topics will include Winter Ops and snow removal and hangar & facilities access (presented by TTAD's O&M Supervisor Tim Bourque), and a presentation on Advanced RNAV Operations and Winter Flying (presented by CEO & Dir of Ops of Mountain Lion Aviation, Chris Barbera). Click post heading for more info.
The Truckee Tahoe Airport District Board of Directors will hold their regular monthly board meeting at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26, 2022. The meeting will be in a hybrid format. The public is invited to join and participate either in-person or online. To see the agenda, Zoom link or for more info please visit ➤ https://truckeetahoeairport.com/administration/board
Please take notice that the Truckee Tahoe Airport District will hold a sale by competitive bidding of non-operational abandoned aircraft property on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at 3:00 pm. The sale shall take place at HangarJ01, located at 10356 Truckee Airport Road, Truckee, California. Click post heading for further 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 (Oct 18, 2022 - Jan 17, 20232) includes works by local artists Randall Strauss, Kim Jardine Reilly and Brian Shepp. For more info visit: https://truckeetahoeairport.com/guide/art-at-the-airport.
You're invited to the next Airport Community Team (ACT) meeting on Wed., Oct 12th from 6-7pm. Join via Zoom from the comfort of your own home. The Truckee Tahoe Airport District has partnered with Nevada County to share an intern for 3 months. Listen to USAF Colonel Jeff Menasco briefly describe the DOD Skillbridge program and a little bit of his background. KTRK always strives to better serve our community, and in this case we’re helping settle a soon to be veteran and his family into Truckee. Click post heading for more info.
The Truckee Tahoe Airport District Board of Directors will hold their regular monthly meeting at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 28, 2022. The meeting will be in hybrid format, (in-person, or online via Zoom). The public is invited to join and participate. To see the agenda, Zoom link or general info please visit ➤ https://truckeetahoeairport.com/administration/board
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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