Flight Planning


➤ FAA designated CLASS D airspace started March 29, 2018 at KTRK during tower operational hours.  Surface - 2,500' AGL, 4.2 NM radius.  

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
Tower winter operational hours:  Starting 10/01/2018,  07:00 - 18:00 local. 

Radio Frequencies

  • TOWER/CTAF: 120.575
  • AWOS: 118.0
  • UNICOM-FBO SERVICES: 122.95
  • Ground 118.3 *when Tower is in operation
  • OAKLAND CTR: 127.95

Phone Numbers

  • UNICOM/FBO SERVICES: 530-587-4119 x100, Daily 7 am - 9 pm
  • WX AWOS: 530-587-4599
  • APCH/DEP SERVICE PROVIDED BY OAKLAND ARTCC ON FREQ 127.95 (SQUAW VALLEY RCAG) AND FREQ 316.1 (SACRAMENTO RCAG).

Nearby radio navigation aids:

Voluntary NO FLY Curfew

10 pm - 7 am. Support the airport's "Good Neighbor" policy.

KTRK FAMILIARIZATION PROGRAM

KTRK will pay for YOU to get familiar with our airspace! (Value $150.)

The program is designed to inform itinerant, local, and student pilots of Truckee's unique aeronautical ecosystem.  The program goal is to enhance the knowledge of Truckee's local airspace and the surrounding area to ensure proficiency with prescribed procedures. Feel confident flying at the Truckee Tahoe Airport. Learn skills from a local CFI and help the airport be a great neighbor!  

➤  Click here for a list of certified CFI's

➤  Click here for the program details

Once you have scheduled your flight with a local a CFI, contact Mark Covey for confirmation details.

You must provide a copy of the following documents for the aircraft used during the familiarization course: Airworthiness Certificate, Registration, Insurance, and most recent Annual.

Mark Covey, 530-587-4119 x122,  Email: mark.covey@truckeetahoeairport.com 

RUNWAYS

Runway 11/29

  • Dimensions: 7000 x 100 ft. / 2134 x 30 m
  • Surface: asphalt/grooved, in good condition
  • Weight bearing capacity: Single wheel: 50000 lbs, Double wheel: 80000 lbs.
    Anything over 50/80 on 11/29 needs a PPR (Prior Permission Request)
  • Runway edge lights: medium intensity

Runway 11

  • Latitude: 39-19.490400N
  • Longitude: 120-09.163867W
  • Elevation: 5897.1 ft.
  • Gradient: 0.1
  • Traffic pattern: left
  • Runway heading: 104 magnetic, 120 true
  • Markings: basic, in fair condition
  • Runway end identifier lights: yes on request before 9pm (REILS)
  • Touchdown point: yes, no lights
  • Obstructions:  55 ft. tree, 1470 ft. from runway, 23:1 slope to clear

Runway 29

  • Latitude: 39-18.914167N
  • Longitude: 120-07.878400W
  • Elevation: 5888.9 ft.
  • Gradient: 0.1
  • Traffic pattern: left
  • Runway heading:  284 magnetic, 300 true
  • Markings: basic, in good condition
  • Runway end identifier lights:  no
  • Touchdown point: yes, no lights
  • Obstructions: none

Runway 02/20

  • Dimensions: 4650 x 75 ft. / 1417 x 23 m
  • Surface: asphalt, in good condition
  • Weight bearing capacity: Single wheel: 35000 lbs, Double wheel: 50000 lbs
  • Runway edge lights: medium intensity

Runway 02

  • Latitude: 39-18.871200N
  • Longitude: 120-08.398317W
  • Elevation: 5886.3 ft.
  • Gradient: 0.2
  • Traffic pattern: left
  • Runway heading:  014 magnetic, 030 true
  • Displaced threshold: no
  • Markings: basic, in fair condition
  • Visual slope indicator: 2-box VASI on left (3.50 degrees glide path)
  • Runway end identifier lights: no
  • Touchdown point: yes, no lights
  • Obstructions: 225 ft. tree, 4800 ft. from runway, 20:1 slope to clear
  • RWY 1 APCH RATIO 20:1

Runway 20

  • Latitude:  39-19.534467N
  • Longitude: 120-07.905583W
  • Elevation: 5886.5 ft.
  • Gradient:  0.2
  • Traffic pattern:  right
  • Runway heading:  194 magnetic, 210 true
  • Displaced threshold:  115 ft.
  • RY 19 DSPLCD THLD NOT LGTD. RY 19 EDGE LGTS BEGIN 400 FT FM EOR.
  • Markings:  basic, in fair condition
  • Runway end identifier lights:  no
  • Touchdown point:  yes, no lights
  • Obstructions:  none
  • APCH RATIO TO DSPLCD THLD 50:1.