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Air Service Development

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Business and Tech


Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) Air Service Development (ASD) plays a pivotal role in the region’s economy. RNO serves world-renowned Reno-Tahoe, while supporting the regions prospering business sector. For airlines aiming to expand their operations into the Reno-Tahoe area, the market presents a diversified economy with a GDP that is rapidly expanding, often outpacing its peers.

Thriving Community

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Our ASD objective is to retain and expand existing air service while attracting new domestic and international air service to unserved markets. By working with the community to understand its travel needs, monitoring airline performance, meeting with incumbent and target airlines, and presenting compelling air service business cases, we aim to have a variety of airlines offering air service to markets that meet demands of the traveling public.

RNO Airline Incentive Policy Updates

The Region and Air Travel Is on the Rise

Passenger Statistics

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    20+ Nonstop Destinations

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    4.6 Million Passengers

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    10 Air Carriers and 130+ Daily Flights

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    $1 Billion in Infrastructure Investment

Economic Hub

Business and Tech Growth

Reno-Tahoe is going through an exciting period of growth that’s reshaping our community. In recent years, the tech and manufacturing sectors in the Reno-Tahoe area have experienced rapid job and wage growth. The startup sector is hitting unprecedented funding levels, with a standout year in 2021, raising  $1.3 billion in the Reno-Sparks metro area. Exciting expansions and developments are transforming Reno-Tahoe, including Tesla’s remarkable $3.6 billion investment and Switch Tahoe Reno Data Center, recognized as the world’s most powerful data center campus. These developments are reshaping the Reno-Tahoe region, positioning it as a dynamic and prosperous economic hub.

  • Top Growth Industries (2022)

    – Tech 41%
    – Manufacturing 33%
    – Distribution/Logistics/E-comm 19%
    – Other 7%

    Tech Companies: Alchemy, Apple, Bombora, Figure, Google, Redwood Materials, Switch, and Tesla (+ $3.6 billion expansion)

    Source: Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN)

  • #16 Best-Performing Cities (2023)

    Ranked 16th among 403 cities for:
    – Job market success
    – Influence of high-tech industries
    – Economic opportunities for residents

    Source: Milken Institute

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