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OUR MISSION

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!

CONSTRUCTION NOTICE - TAXIWAY ALPHA CLOSURES ........ July 25 - early October 2016

Medium alpha paving ~ 4,000 lf of the eastern portion of Alpha, from intersecting taxiway Delta (in front of the Terminal Building) to taxiway Juliet (run up area of 29) will be affected. CHECK KTRK NOTAMS FOR MOST CURRENT UPDATES @ https://pilotweb.nas.faa.gov *Be aware of construction vehicle traffic! Reach UNICOM on 122.8 mhz or call (530) 587-4119 x 100.

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AIRPORT SPEAKER EVENT

Lessons from Antarctica: An Inspirational Journey to the Bottom of the World, with local environmentalist Nichole Dorr and Erica Jue from the Town of Truckee. This presentation will be a positive, inspirational look at Antarctica as well as an informative session regarding local action to address carbon and greenhouse gas emissions. Join us on Thursday, September 8th at 6:00pm for this FREE event in the Airport's Main Terminal Building Board Room A.

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ACAT RECRUITMENT

Get involved with your local community! The TTAD Board of Directors will be selecting two new Airport Community Advisory Team members. The six member team all sit for a three year voluntary term. ACAT reports directly to the Airport Board. The group meets monthly in the Main Terminal building's Board Room-A on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 9:15 a.m. The deadline to apply is 5:00 p.m. Friday, September 9, 2016. Contact Hardy Bullock, Director of Aviation & Community Services for questions or more information.

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SUMMER 2016 AC Construction Projects at TRK

As part of continuing efforts to maintain Airport facilities and improve safety, four FAA-sponsored projects are planned totaling $5 million this summer. Ninety percent of the funding will come from the FAA, while 10 percent comes from the District.
NOTAMS will be issued for all projects affecting air traffic operations. With a short construction window between May and September, scheduling can be challenging, but all tenants will be kept informed on construction dates as they are confirmed.
* Golf/Hotel Hangar Row Taxilane Reconstruction. Completed August 4, 2016.
* Jet Ramp Reconstruction. 4-6 weeks. This project should have minimal airport operation impacts but will reduce available aircraft overflow parking spaces. Hangar tenants on the west side of Alpha Row will be displaced.
* Ramp Side Apron Widening between Delta and Foxtrot Taxiways. 4 weeks. This project will impact large aircraft parking options in front of the terminal, and may limit taxing options airside of the terminal building.
* Parallel Taxi Way Alpha Reconstruction. 6-8 weeks, impacts may be significant with 11-29 NOTAM advised closures. This project may require taxi and back taxi operations on runway 11-29, pushing the majority of operations to runway 2-20.
FOR CURRENT TRK NOTAMS CLICK HERE

KTRK VIDEO LIBRARY

KTRK CAUTIONS: Mountainous Terrain / High Density Altitude / Glider Activity / High Field Elevation / Wind Gusts / Wildlife
Welcome
Safety
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 COMMUNITY NEWS

Reno High-Sierra Chapter of Ninety Nines offers $7,000 in scholarship awards. Applications due 10/21/2016. Click heading for full story.

Implementation of the Middle Martis Wetland Restoration project will take place August thru October 2016. Click heading for full story.

KTRK hires Katherine Greenwood as the airport's new Pilot & Passenger Outreach Coordinator.

Click Heading for full details and to give your community feedback by taking our quick survey.

Practice: July 16-17, 2016 / Contest: July 18-23, 2016. Click heading for full details.

The Truckee Tahoe AirShow & Family Festival on July 09, 2016 attracted 15,000 spectators! Click heading for full story.

FAA releases new Advisory Circular providing DRONE use guidance in the national airspace. Click heading for full story.

KTRK is taking public comment on it's Primary Management & Compliance Documents (PMCD's) thru July 22, 2016. Click heading for more details.

The Long Term Parking Lot for vehicles is moving to the west side of the new warehouse office building. Click heading for details.

Alpha Row West Side Hangar Tenants Impacted. A10, A12, A14, A16, A18, A20, A22, A24, A26, A28, & A28S. Click heading for full details.


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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
kevin.smith@truckeetahoeairport.com

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