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Learn results of study by UNR and EKAY Consultants

What: Airport officials, local officials and economic experts unveil the soaring results of a new economic impact study for the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority.

Who: Airport officials, local leaders, Brian Bonnenfant of the UNR College of Business and Eugenia Larmore of EKAY Consultants

When: Thursday, August 9, 11 a.m.

Where: Reno-Tahoe International Airport River Room in Baggage Claim

Growth in new flights and business has helped the economic impact of Reno-Tahoe International and Reno-Stead airports take-off. Hear from experts what the impact is and how it is helping schools, municipalities and job growth.


The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority receives no state or local funding. All operating revenues are derived from tenant and concession fees. The Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) is the 66th busiest commercial airport in the United States, with more than 4 million passengers per year. For more details, visit