KTRK Welcomes You!
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FREQUENCIES / TOWER OPS:
TOWER/CTAF: 120.575 Mhz / AWOS: 118.0 Mhz / UNICOM-FBO: 122.95 Mhz / GROUND: 118.3 *when Tower is in operation / Oakland Center: 127.95 Mhz.
➤ FAA designated CLASS D airspace started March 29, 2018 at KTRK during tower operational hours. Surface - 2,500' AGL, 4.2 NM radius.
TOWER OPERATIONAL HOURS:
Spring 04/01/2019 - 05/31/2019, 07:00 - 19:00 local
Summer 06/01/2019 - 09/30/2019, 07:00 - 20:00 local
Fall/Winter 10/01/2019 - 03/31/2020, 07:00 - 18:00 local
CHP & TNSA
A California Highway Patrol helicopter flight crew and Tahoe
Nordic Search & Rescue recently held a training session in Blackwood Canyon
(a mountainous region west of Lake Tahoe). They practiced back country rescue
extrications, helicopter safety and hoisting techniques.
Your Truckee Tahoe Airport District funded TNSAR's Pisten Bully PB100 snowcat, which can carry up to 10 persons and its truck hauler in early 2019. The snowcat was sponsored by TTAD as a community benefit, and could be used to access a downed aircraft during winter months in the back country.
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 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)
Airport users and Martis Valley residents should expect heavier than normal air traffic at Truckee Tahoe Airport during this busy holiday period from Thursday December 26th through Sunday January 5th. Click heading for more.
Santa and Mrs. Claus had a great visit to your Truckee Tahoe Airport this past Saturday! Click heading for the full story and pics.
Wow, 24 hours and 2 storm systems at KTRK compressed in to a minute and a half video clip! The video shows the incredible prowess of our O&M snow clearing team! The camera is mounted at the terminal building facing east-southeast looking out towards our 11-29 and 2-20 runway intersections. Mike Cooke our I.T. guy compressed the video from 12:01am thru 11:59pm on 11/27/2019. Click head or a video link.
You're invited to the annual Winter Operations meeting. Come learn what, when and how TTAD's Ops & Maintenance department prepares, plans and prioritizes snow removal operations. The meeting is intended for Aviation SASO's, hangar tenants, non aeronautical tenants and anyone that is just interested in our operations. Meeting is 5:30-6:30pm at the airport terminal building boardroom on Wednesday, December 18, 2019. Click heading for additional info.
Your Truckee Tahoe Airport Operations and Maintenance Department is recruiting for a Full Time Winter Seasonal O&M I position. Applications are due by 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 27, 2019. Please click heading for more information.
This past Saturday's AOPA "Rusty Pilot" seminar was well attended with 41 attendees! The event was co-sponsored by AOPA, Sierra Aero and your Truckee Tahoe Airport District. Click heading for more info.
As per FAA Order 5100.38D Section 3-20 Consultation with Airport Users. Truckee Tahoe Airport proposes to request Airport Improvement Program Grant funds for the following Project, Reconstruct Taxiway A (West) and Cross Taxiways B, C, D, E, and L. The Airport District is providing a reasonable opportunity for users to provide input to the proposals listed. Click heading for full notice.
Stop by the Truckee Tahoe Airport terminal building and check out the amazing artwork of local artists. The new Fall 2019 Art Show has just been hung. The Airport District's Art Coordinator Carole Sesko arranges four shows annually. Click heading for more info.
Deer are currently migrating to lower elevations throughout the region. Wildlife is most prevalent around the airfield from dusk through the night time hours. Click heading for an example of wildlife thermal imaging on the airfield. Contact UNICOM on 122.95 MHz or call (530) 587-4119 x100 for wildlife advisories.
Great turn out for this emotional, inspiring and captivating speaker and documentary film showing event. Click 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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