• Reno-Stead Airport

    The Reno-Stead Airport (RTS) is a 5,000 acre general aviation facility, owned and operated by the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority, that is quickly becoming a major economic hub in northern Nevada.

General Airfield Information

Take Flight at RTS


Approximately 200 aircraft are based at the Reno-Stead Airport and it is an FAA designated UAS test range. It is our goal to ensure your flight safety with resources available here.

Supporting the Community

GA Services and Development

  • Learn More About Our FBO Services

    FBO Services

    The Reno-Stead Airport is proud to recognize the following fixed base operator (FBO):
    Aviation Classics, ltd.
    4825 Texas Ave., Reno, NV 89506

  • More Information

    Reno-Stead Airport Association

    Formed in 1996, the Reno-Stead Airport Association (RSAA) is a non-profit organization made up of individuals and business entities that are associated with or support the operation of the Reno-Stead Airport.

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    Doing Business

    Learn more about doing business with the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority and Reno-Stead Airport. From land development to leasing opportunities, competitive solicitations and more, we have a solution for you.

News and Upcoming Events

  • EAA Chapter 1361 Young Eagles Rally

    Saturday, September 30 8:00am – 11:00am

    The EAA Young Eagles Workshops program provides an opportunity for EAA chapters to offer youth who are of school age (approximately 11 to 17) an opportunity to learn about aviation in a social setting at a local airport. EAA Young Eagles Workshops can be a one-day or a multiple day experience geared to introduce kids to the basic elements of airplanes and aviation.

    Through various classroom-style learning and hands-on activities, EAA Young Eagles Workshops provide emotional, creative, social, and educational growth to kids with mentorship from EAA chapter members. These workshops focus on specialized aviation content and materials to offer kids to embrace aviation as a potential recreational or career path as they mature.


  • FBNN Mobile Harvest – Food Truck

    Thursday, October 19th 9am-11am

    Food Bank’s Mobile Harvest program will be at the Stead Airport to distribute produce and other fresh food items to community members. All community members in need of food assistance are welcome to visit Mobile Harvest. There are no qualification requirements, and each household may pick up food from a Mobile Harvest distribution once per week.


  • Stead Users Meeting

    Tuesday, October 24th 5:30 – 6:30pm

    Guest Speaker—Joe Rajacic
    “The Value of doing a Take-Off Briefing – Followed by Q&A”
    Pilots may email Joe ahead of the meeting regarding questions about aviation topics. Joe will respond to the questions during his presentation.

    E-mail Joe at
    15-min Board Reports
    45-min Speaker

    For General Information Contact:
    Tom Hall, President at hallnevadalaw@gmail.com
    Bob McLaughlin, Programs at bobgt3rs@gmail.com




Get In Touch


Connect with our team for questions and more information.

Physical Address:
4895 Texas Ave., Reno, Nevada 89506

Mailing Address:
Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority
Reno-Stead Airport
P.O. Box 12490, Reno, Nevada 89510-2490