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MEDIA ALERT – Reno-Tahoe International Airport Invites Media to Simulated Mass Casualty Drill

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RENO, Nev. – Join the Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) during a full-scale simulated disaster drill of a major aircraft incident, in collaboration with regional emergency responders and Federal, State and local agencies. This drill wouldn’t be possible without all the interagency cooperation and community volunteers. There are more than 300 people participating in this drill. 

What:       Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) mandated triennial exercise 

Who:         Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority (RTAA) Public Affairs, Operations and Public Safety  

Federal, State, County, Municipal and Tribal entities and their public safety and emergency management teams            

Where:    Reno-Tahoe International Airport 

Meeting Place – Airfield Drive (Map Attached)

When:     Wednesday, May 24, 2023


This is a completely outdoor event. 

RSVP REQUIRED  Please call 1-844-RNO-INFO (844-766-4636) in advance to RSVP for the escort.


The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority (RTAA) operates two of the most important economic drivers for our region–the Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) and the Reno-Stead (RTS) Airport. Together, they generate $3.1 billion in economic impact annually. The RTAA is financially self-sufficient, meaning it is funded through airport operations and not local taxes. Eleven airlines serve RNO, flying to multiple nonstop destinations throughout the United States and Mexico. For more details, visit