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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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TFR California - Multiple Cities - Feb. 10-16, 2016

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The Truckee Tahoe Airport is always looking for ways to minimize and mitigate the impact aircraft operations have on local Truckee Communities. The pie chart shows the combined 2015 annual comments as a percentage by neighborhood. A total of 463 Public Annoyance Comments (Noise, Flight Path or Safety Concerns) were taken, - with 76 local households commenting. (Statistician: Mike Cooke) ➤Click here for full story
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So, folks often ask airport staff, why the airport is called the "Truckee-Tahoe Airport District", what's with the District in the name? The airport, aka (KTRK), is a one of approximately 2,109 Special Districts across the Golden State, 1 of only 9 that are AIRPORT Special Districts! The attached map shows the 9 Airport Special District locations. ➤Click here for full story

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KTRK Aerial Perspectives

Pic 1) Approach RWY-02, Pic 2) Approach RWY-11, Pic 3) Approach RWY-20, Pic 4) Approach RWY-29, Pic 5) KTRK Overview. Pictures taken from a Cessna 182 at 12,000' MSL, KTRK Field elevation 5,901. (Pilot: Laurel Lippert / Photographer: Tom Lippert)

Educational, Safety & Noise-Abatement Videos

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)


KTRK has a DRONE/UAV operation policy within a 5' radius of the airport. Click on heading for full details.

AIrport receives "2015 Local Vision Award" from the APACA Sacramento Valley. Click on heading for full story.

Jan 29, 2016

KTRK is requesting proposals from qualified firms to do a Compensation & Classification study. Click on heading for full details.

Jan 28, 2016

Come check out the great new art display at your Truckee Tahoe Airport Main Terminal Building. Click heading for full story.

Jan 24, 2016

Winter Operations -Tuesday, 01/26/2016 at 6pm Terminal Building - Board Room A. Click on heading for full details.

Jan 12, 2016

The Airport Community Advisory Team (ACAT) selected new 2016 Advisory Team Officers at the 01/12/2016 meeting. Click heading for full story.

Your Truckee Tahoe Airport is now on Instagram. Click on the Instagram icon above or visit:

KTRK Co-Sponsors a FREE New Year's Eve Shuttle. Join the NYE Festivities in Downtown Truckee! Click heading for Shuttle Schedule.

Dec 21, 2015

TTAD is Hiring! Aviation & Community Services - Program Coordinator. For recruitment details click on heading.

Drone Registration requirements begin on December 21, 2015. Click on 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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