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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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Click here for 2012-2016 annual flight ops and comment reports.
Click here to see types of aircraft making up 2016 flight ops counts.


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Your Truckee Tahoe Airport District has a new RENTAL CAR CENTER and welcomes Hertz and Enterprise rental car agencies! The new facility is adjacent to the main terminal building in the new WOB (Warehouse Office Building) at 10266 Truckee Airport Rd, Truckee, CA 96161. The rental car center is a great community asset, and will serve both our local Truckee and North Lake Tahoe communities as well as KTRK's aviation customers. For contact info and hours visit:


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Ramp access gates #5 (AirShow Way by the blast fence) and Gate 6 (west side of the terminal building) will be closed 24/7 starting Monday, January 9, 2017. For the full story regarding the planned closure of KTRK ramp acces gates please click here.


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Planned temporary tower operations will run during KTRK's 3 month long peak-summer air traffic season, from June through eptember 2017. Click here for the latest Temporary Tower news.


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)


Mar 15, 2017

As part of the District's Minimum Standards, we are posting an RFQ for Hangar 1 leasing options. The submission deadline for interested potential SASO's is 5:00pm PDT Friday, April 14, 2017.

KTRK will have a seasonal Control Tower June through September 2017. Click heading for more details.

How does the KTRK staff manage its noise and annoyance program? Click heading for more information.

Feb 24, 2017

The FAA Safety Team speaker event was well attended. Thanks to FAA's Larry D. Cheek for an informative talk.

Feb 20, 2017

Mike Lebedeff has been promoted as KTRK's new Operations and Maintenance Supervisor. Click heading for more information.

Be sure to stop by the airport's Main Terminal Building to check out the new art on display by local and regional artists. Click heading for full story

Dave Hoffman has been selected as KTRK's new Director of Operations and Maintenance. Click heading for more information.

Record snowfalls cause multiple days of airport closure and Hangar 2 to collapse. Click heading for pics and more info.

Due to weather, the FAA cancelled Wednesday evening's (1/18/2017) speaker event.

Jan 15, 2017

KTRK closed for 3 days during the Blizzard of 2017. Thanks to all our Ops & Maintenance crew for doing an amazing job moving all the snow!! Click heading for details.

The Tuesday, 01.10.2017 Airport Community Advisory Team (ACAT) meeting has been cancelled due to blizzard conditions. A rescheduled meeting date will be posted as soon as possible.

Jan 09, 2017

Vehicle Maintenance Building Expansion - BID PROCESS NOW CLOSED. Click heading for bid details and contact info.

Jan 02, 2017

The Little Engines That Could! Due to strong demand, KTRK purchases 2nd aircraft "Ground Power Unit". Click heading for pictures and full story.

Long time Operations and Maintence Director Phred Stoner is retiring. Click heading for full 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

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