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Reno/Tahoe International Airport (RNO)

Reno/Tahoe International Airport (RNO) is a medium sized, multi-use airport, located on the southeast edge of the city of Reno, Nevada. The traffic mix consists of everything from small, back-country capable airplanes, all the way to heavy military transports. Pilot experience levels that vary from the beginning student pilot all the way to seasoned airline captain, along with the diverse aircraft and traffic mix, make Reno a challenging airport environment for pilots and controllers alike. The airport also experiences a major increase in traffic during the annual Burning Man Festival and the Reno Air races. RNO has parallel runways with staggered thresholds, making wrong surface landings a potential issue, and the airport is surrounded by higher terrain in all directions and has its own Class Charlie airspace. This video prepares pilots for other challenges, runway configurations and hot spots at RNO.


General Links

Airport Diagrams, VFR Charts, Chart Supplement, NOTAMS, and Construction Notice Diagrams, etc., are routinely updated. Here are some links to current FAA information.

  • Aeronautical Information Services. The Aeronautical Information Services site has a wealth of information and:
    • Is the authoritative government source for collecting, storing, maintaining, and disseminating aeronautical data for the U. S. and its territories.
    • Develops and maintains all public instrument flight procedures and airways.
    • Serves as the FAA's aeronautical charting authority for the development, publication, and dissemination of aeronautical charts and products to support aviation and to meet demand for increased capacity, efficiency, and predictability in the airspace, routes, and airports of the National Airspace System (NAS).
  • Airport Construction
  • Airport Diagram
  • Arrival Alert Notice
  • Chart Supplement
  • From the Flight Deck Videos
  • Hot Spots
  • VFR Charts
Last updated: Tuesday, November 22, 2022