SNOW DAY Airfield/Runway Status ➤ KTRK Winter Info
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 Information
RESIDENTS: Learn more about the airport's efforts to reduce noise and annoyance, our initiatives, and ways to help us improve:
➤ Resident Noise & Annoyance Information and Options
We ask that pilots please respect KTRK's Voluntary Curfew and do not fly between 10 pm and 7 am.
Click here to see the Carbon Footprint of a flight to Truckee from various origination points and other carbon emission stats. ➤ Carbon Footprint Poster
"ACT" Airport Community Team
For Info or to Join visit ➤ ACT
Next meeting: Wednesday, November 10, 2021 6-7:30 p.m.
Topic: Giving Back, an Overview of the District's Agency Partnership and Community Sponsorship Programs.
MUST THE SHOW GO ON? THE AIR SHOW THAT IS!
Meet with the Airport GM and a Board member and give them your thoughts and ideas on the Truckee Tahoe Air Show & Family Festival! Can't make one of the four events? ➤ Click here to email a Board Member
NEW FLIGHT PROCEDURES DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
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 Board of Directors will hold their regular monthly board meeting at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 27, 2021. The public is invited to join and participate. The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. To see the agenda, or for Zoom login information please visit ➤ https://truckeetahoeairport.com/administration/board
The Truckee Tahoe Airport District is recruiting for an Operations & Maintenance Technician-1, full-time winter seasonal position. Applications due by 5:00 pm Friday Oct 29, 2021. For more information, please visit our Human Resources page at:
The TTAD Board of Directors contracted with environmental consultant
First Environment based out of Sacramento to conduct a Greenhouse Gas Emissions Analysis to estimate the carbon footprint of the annual Truckee Tahoe Air Show & Family Festival. The study compliments the District's GHG awareness and reduction campaign. To see the study visit ➤ Air Show & Family Festival GHG Analysis Study Leave comments at ➤ info@TruckeeTahoeAirport.com
The Red Truck Cafe's crew is going on vacation! The Red Truck Cafe located in the Truckee Tahoe Airport terminal building will be CLOSED for 9 days from this Saturday, September 25 through Sunday, October 3, 2021. The Raley’s Deli across the street is an option for meals for staff and customers. Raley’s store hours are 6am-11pm. For more Red Truck Cafe info please visit: http://www.redtrucktahoe.com
The Truckee Chamber of Commerce held its 68th Annual Awards event in the Airport District hosted N-01 hangar on Friday September 24th, from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. The organization recognized excellence in our community with awards in six categories and provided live music, drinks and appetizers in an outside environment. The popular event was attended by ~225 Who's-Who of Truckee. Click post heading for more info and pictures.
The Truckee Tahoe Airport District Board of Directors will hold their regular monthly board meeting at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. The public is invited to join and participate. The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. To see the agenda, or for Zoom login information please visit ➤ https://truckeetahoeairport.com/administration/board
Civil Air Patrol put on three great "Mission To Mars" STEM summer camps at Truckee Tahoe Airport! Click post heading for the full story and pics!
The Reno High Sierra Chapter Of the Ninety-Nines International Organization of Women Pilots 2021 is offering $7,000 in Scholarship Awards to women interested in aviation. Click on post heading for more info.
The local Truckee EAA 1073 Chapter would like to introduce the world of aviation to young people ages 8-17! Come take a free flight in a general aviation airplane with an experienced Young Eagles pilot at 8:00am on Saturday, September 11, 2021. Click the post heading for more information and to find out how to pre-register.
The Truckee Tahoe Airport District has canceled the 2021 Air Show and Family Festival originally scheduled for September 11, 2021. The District made this decision by consensus at their July 28, 2021 Board of Directors meeting. Click post heading for full story.
You're invited! Grab a coffee with Truckee Tahoe officials. Get your questions answered and your concerns heard. Click post heading for meeting times and coffee shop locations.
KTRK has upgraded its state-of-the-art flight simulator with a new option for MULTI-ENGINE capabilities! Pilots can now practice in a multi-engine piston or turbo prop aircraft such as the Beech Baron G58 and/or a King Air 200, in addition to flight simulation in a single engine Cessna 172, C182, or C206. Click post heading for full story.
Regional firefighting efforts are being staged out of KTRK! Your Truckee Tahoe Airport District always makes airport facilities available for aeronautical operations fighting regional wildfires and other emergencies. Local residents should expect to see and hear potentially round-the-clock helicopter operations out of Truckee Tahoe Airport fighting the Caldor Fire near South Lake Tahoe. We appreciate the community’s understanding. Click post heading for more info and pics.
In a recent Safety Alert for Operators ➤ SAFO 21005, the FAA noted that air traffic control may clear pilots for visual approaches to expedite traffic. This can reduce pilot and controller workload and shorten flight paths to the airport. But “this expediency must be balanced with safety. It is the pilot’s responsibility…to advise ATC as soon as possible if a visual approach is not desired.” Click post heading for more 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
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