Drones (UAV)

Recreational Drone (UAV) Usage Near Airports

Truckee Tahoe Airport is designated CLASS D airspace (4.2 mile radius and 2,500'AGL) during air traffic control tower operational hours.  When the tower is not in operation, the airfield is designated as CLASS E2 airspace.

All DRONE or Unmanned  Aerial Vehicle (an aircraft piloted by remote control or onboard computers) operations fall under the guidance of the FAA.

For the latest in RECREATIONAL Drone use directives from the FAA when operating near airports, please visit: https://www.faa.gov/uas/recreational_fliers/where_can_i_fly/airspace_restrictions/flying_near_airports

For additional information or questions, please call Hardy Bullock Director of Aviation (530) 587 4119 x106  or Mark Covey, Pilot & Passenger Outreach Coordinator (530) 587 4119 x122