On-Field Operators


CADETS - Meet every Thursday 6 - 8 PM
SENIORS - Meet the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Meetings are held at the Civil Air Patrol office in C-25 at the south end of the Charlie hangar row.

The Truckee Airport has it's own Civil Air Patrol, working to educate and inspire the next generation of pilots as well as train a volunteer base of search and rescue squads. Programs, training and classes are available all year for community and youth. Learn more by going to tahoetruckee.cap.gov or call the Commander for the Truckee Tahoe Bi-State Composite Squadron, Lt. Col. Ken Aronson (Kommander Ken), C.A.P. at (775) 722-9826 or email at: kirmas4530@gmail.com

The C.A.P. will be holding five "MISSION TO MARS" STEAM Camps in 2024. Each camp is limited to 12 children, 8-12 years of age. Camps cost $150 per child. Contact the Truckee Recreation and Parks District at (530) 582-7720 or visit them online at www.tdrpd.com to reserve a spot.  For additional program information on the camps, contact Camp Director Ken Aronson at: (530) 587-8807. 

Spring Camp) Saturdays only, starting April 6 (9 am - 3 pm daily)
Summer Camp 1) Monday - Friday, June 24-28 (9 am - 3 pm daily)
Summer Camp 2) Monday - Friday, July 22-26  (9 am - 3 pm daily)
Summer Camp 3) Monday - Friday,  August 12-16 (9 am - 3 pm daily)
Fall Camp) Saturday's only, starting date TBD (9 am - 3 pm daily)

with EAA Young Eagle Flight Rallies on Saturdays, June 29, July 27, and August 17, from 8:00 am to 10:00 am 



Interior design, home furnishings and white glove delivery service!  Founder and Principal Designer, Sarah Ray-Fay has over 30 years of interior design experience designing homes and offices throughout the SF Bay Area, Arizona, Colorado, Texas, and Tahoe/Truckee.  Sarah's husband Philip Fay, is the organization's Interior Installation & Logistics Manager and directs their white glove assembly, storage and delivery services from their 4,000 sqft. warehouse space located on airport property at 12116 Chandelle Way, Suite B, Truckee, Ca 96161.

For more information contact: 530-255-427 or 530-830-2295, or Email: info@designbartruckee.com or Visit: http://www.designbartruckee.com  

U-HAUL RENTALS  ➤ Truckee U-Haul Rentals


The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) is an organization of members with a wide range of aviation interests and backgrounds, dedicated to preserving flying of any kind. The EAA Young Eagles program was launched in 1992 to give interested young people, ages 8 thru 17, an opportunity to go flying in a general aviation airplane. These flights are offered free of charge and are made possible through the generosity of EAA member volunteers.  

Summer months only. Join the EAA for their monthly Open House, Pancake Breakfast ($7.00 donation) and Young Eagles Rally for FREE youth flights on the second Saturday of each month from 8-10 am (weather permitting). The event is on-field at the EAA building,10356 Truckee Airport Rd., (follow the signs by the Fire station and enter at Gate #5).

For more information on Young Eagle Flights contact EAA 1073 Young Eagles Coordinator Ken Aronson at 775-722-9826, or visit: http://www.eaa1073.org or Young Eagles Program


Flight Simulator - The Truckee Tahoe Airport District (TTAD) owns a Precision Flight Controls GTX flight simulator.  It is equipped with a G1000 screen, can simulate single engine or twin engine aircraft flight and is FAA recognized to log Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) instruction/time.  The flight simulator is available to use for free to local TTAD resident pilots/student pilots.  For general information and/or to reserve time on the flight simulator, contact David Van Quest, Aviation & Community Coordinator at david.vanquest@truckeetahoeairport.com

Instructor - Dan Olsen, CFI, 415-450-8193 / Email: daniel.r.olsen@gmail.com

Instructor - Dave Tranquilla ATP, CFII, DPE, 530-263-3479 / Email: mountainflyer@yahoo.com  

Instructor - Eric Mueller, CFII, 775-221-6831 / Email: ericmueller2016@gmail.com 

Instructor - Fred Williams CFI, 530-386-5239 / Email: fred@advflying.com  or Visit: https://advflying.com   

Instructor - Howard Donner CFI, 970-275-4140 / Email: hdonner24@gmail.com  

Instructor - Jordan Aydelott, CFI, 530-448-2714, / Email: elevatedflighttraining@gmail.com or Visit: https://www.elevated-aviation.com

Instructor - Kevin Quinn, CFI, 530-412-2113 / Email: 53skywagon@gmail.com  or Visit www.bigtirepilot.com  

Instructor - Kevin Sloan, CFI, CFII, CFI-Seaplane, MEI, ATP, 970-376-5620 / Email: flytruckeetahoe@hotmail.com or Visit: www.flytruckeetahoe.com

Instructor - Sarah Halas Gold Seal CFI, CFII, MEII, ATP, 208-721-8361 / Email: truckeeflighttraining@gmail.com or Visit: www.truckeeflighttraining.com 

Instructor - Sarah Krammen, CFI, 860-729-1514 / Email: sarah.e.krammen@gmail.com

Instructor - Tom Meadows CFI, 530-587-7281 / Email lynntomfly@hotmail.com  

Instructor - Tom Phillips, ATP, CFI Single & Multi Engine, Instrument and Glider, 310-343-0130 / Email: gtphillips72@hotmail.com


Flytruckeetahoe specializes in all aspects of advanced flight training including commercial and private seaplane ratings, aerobatics, spin training, tailwheel, as well as traditional private, Instrument, commercial and ATP.  Owner/operator Kevin Sloane has over 14,000 hours of experience over the last 30 year's, with over 5,000 hours teaching. Call or text 970-376-5620. Email Kevin@truckeetahoeairport.com or just pop in at the airport and say hello.  Flytruckeetahoe.com  Instagram @flytruckeetahoe 


Private Air Service, Specialized Cirrus Flight Training, Adventures, Guides and Tours, all using Pilatus and Cirrus Aircraft.

For busy executives or travelers with unique travel needs and schedules, Mountain Lion Aviation develops a personalized model for flights directly into the Truckee Airport, or anywhere in the west, featuring Pilatus PC-12 NG and Cirrus Aircraft –“the plane with the parachute,” known for its “smart safety” engineering. Mountain Lion Aviation is an “on demand” service that focuses on an elite group of clients, providing a personal concierge service that caters to each individual's schedule, freeing up their time for what really matters. Additionally, Mountain Lion Aviation offers scenic flight tours and is also the most advanced flight school in the country, as well as the only Cirrus specialized flight training center operating in the Tahoe region. Call: (530) 655-1100 or visit https://www.mountainlion.aero   


 Situated in the beautiful Sierra Nevada mountains, just north of Lake Tahoe, Sierra Aero LLC is a full service maintenance shop at KTRK - Truckee Tahoe Airport.  We provide unscheduled maintenance, O2 service,  engine pre-heat service, annual inspections, and much more. We work closely with engine and propeller shops to provide you with options on overhaul/replacement of parts. We also offer avionics services, transponder and pitot static system 24 month checks per FAR 91.411 and 91.413 under our FAA Limited Repair Station Certification, CRS#: 5IER221D.  We are an Authorized Cirrus Service Center and Cirrus parts distributor, as well as a Garmin, TRIG and APPAREO dealer. We also offer aircraft rentals for flight training.  For more information call 530-359-8751 or visit http://www.flytruckee.com


Call (530) 546-0952
We connect and empower our community through family strengthening, crisis intervention, hunger relief, and legal services.
Located at Truckee Tahoe Airport, 12116 Chandelle Way, Warehouse D2, Truckee, CA 96161
For additional information visit
: https://www.sierracommunityhouse.org


We offer scenic glider rides, youth STEM programs, instruction, tows and other services for the glider pilot community during our usual late May through September operating season.  Also known as "Soar Truckee", we are located at the Truckee Tahoe Airport - 13184 Sailplane Way, off Martis Dam Road. For more information, visit us onsite or  at https://www.soartruckee.org, email us at info@soartruckee.org or call us at (530) 587-6702. 


Call (530) 378-4832
A membership flying club based out of KTRK. 
For additional information visit: www.tahoeflyingclub.org   


Call (530) 562-7150
Building a regional, sustainable and equitable food system.
Located at Truckee Tahoe Airport, 12116 Chandelle Way, Warehouse D1, Truckee, CA 96161
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Call (530) 582-4007 / Hours: Thurs - Sun 8 am - 8 pm
Located at Truckee Tahoe Airport, 12116 Chandelle Way, Warehouse E2, Truckee, CA 96161
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