How you can impact the process:
The airport is in Phase 1 of updating its Airport Master Plan, and is currently analyzing the potential utility of a third runway. Some of the many elements that the complete airport master plan update will consider include:
The Truckee Tahoe Airport District Board and staff work tirelessly to make Truckee Tahoe Airport the safest, most efficient airport possible. They are directed by three guiding principles:
To abide by these principles, the TTAD is currently undergoing several plans, studies, and projects. In addition to the Airport Master Plan update, TTAD is also preparing the following:
Recent improvements to TTAD policies and programs include:
These strategies, in combination with the Airport Master Plan update and daily efforts from TTAD, are all part of a measured, incremental mission to mitigate the impact of aircraft operations in the North Tahoe community.
The TTAD’s primary responsibility is to provide safe and efficient aviation facilities and services. Additionally, as a California Special District, the airport has an expressed mandate to provide benefit to its community. In addition to providing aviation services, the Truckee Tahoe Airport District supports community programs, initiatives and organizations, makes its facilities and land available for community use, operates as a base for emergency services, and makes sizable investments in the region it serves.