KTRK Welcomes You!
TAXIWAY ROMEO SUMMER 2019 CONSTRUCTION
A joint KTRK and FAA Airport Improvement Project (AIP). As many of you are aware, Taxiway Romeo (the taxiway on the north side of hangar rows Alpha–Hotel) is a bumpy ride and in much need of repair. To that end, the District was successful in securing an FAA grant for $1,981,723 to replace utility lines and repave the taxiway. ➤ Airfield Construction 2019
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:
04/01/2019 - 05/31/2019, 07:00 - 19:00 local
06/01/2019 - 09/30/2019, 07:00 - 20:00 local
10/01/2019 - 03/31/2020, 07:00 - 18:00 local
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)
Another amazing Truckee Tahoe Airport Air Show & Family Festival for the history books! Thanks to all the aerobatic performers, ramp-display aircraft owners, volunteers, vendors, EMS personnel, staff and everyone else involved, that help make this the best, biggest and most thrilling, free community event in the Truckee Tahoe area each year! An estimated 14,000 spectators attended!
Your Truckee Tahoe Airport has purchased two new "Rad Power" E-Bikes. The bikes are available for use at no charge by pilots and flight crew members to enjoy our beautiful bike-trails and local scenery. Click heading for full story and pics.
TTAD's Board of Directors approved funding, ~$1M for 2 ADS-B ground stations located at KTRK and KTVL at the June 26, 2019 board meeting. Click heading for more ADS-B info.
Repaving of Taxiway Romeo is a joint KTRK and FAA Airport Improvement Project (AIP). The Airport District was successful in securing an FAA grant for $1,981,723 to replace utility lines and repave the taxiway. Construction will start on Monday, July 15, 2019. Click heading for more info.
The Balloon Federation of America (BFA) is holding a Junior Balloonist Camp at KTRK from June 23-28, 2019. Click head for more info and pics.
"Lola", as staff affectionately calls the Airport District's newest vehicle acquisition, is a 2019 1,000 gallon 100LL fuel truck. She is gasoline powered and has an electric fuel pump that can deliver up to 20 gallons of 100LL per minute. Click heading for pics and more.
Last Friday's FAA Wings credit speaker event was attended by over 25 local aviation enthusiast. The topic was "Mountain Flying with Emphasis on Wave Affect". FAA's Larry Cheek and DPE Mark Montegue were the guest speakers.
The Truckee Tahoe Airport Board of Directors is scheduled to vote on installation of ADS-B ground stations at KTRK and KTVL for full ADS-B coverage of Martis Valley and the Lake Tahoe Basin. The board meeting will be held at 4:30pm Wednesday, June 26, 2019. The pilot and District constituent communities are invited to attend and give input.
As many of you are aware, Taxiway Romeo (the taxiway on the north side of hangar rows Alpha–Hotel) is a bumpy ride and in much need of repair. Repaving work is scheduled to start on July 15, 2019 and last for 2 months. For full details click heading.
Truckee Roundhouse Makerspace is holding their annual "Maker Show" on Sunday, June 9, 2019, 11am - 5pm. Come all ye makers! Click heading for more info.
The Truckee Dirt Fondo "big bad gravel" bike race starts and finishes at your Truckee Tahoe Airport on Saturday, June 8, 2019.
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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