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RELEASE – Increased Crowds Expected at Reno-Tahoe International Airport During Spring Break

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Airport advises travelers to arrive early

RENO, Nev. – This weekend marks the official start of Spring Break and Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) will see an increase in passenger traffic through mid-April.

RNO is expecting approximately 14,000 passengers passing through the airport on peak travel days. The busiest days estimated to be March 17, 20, 23 & 24.

Please plan for the high passenger traffic accordingly with the following travel tips:

  • Arrive early, at least two hours prior to departure.
  • Allow extra time for parking and rental car returns. Watch for construction and overflow lot signage.
  • Take advantage of the Free Waiting Lot, located just minutes from the airport, when waiting for travelers.
  • Visit for real-time parking availability and flight status updates. Check with your airline for any questions on flight status.


The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority receives no state or local funding. All operating revenues are derived from tenant and concession fees. Eleven airlines serve Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO), flying to multiple nonstop destinations throughout the United States and Mexico. For more details, visit