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06/15/2019 EAA 1361 Chapter Presents YOUNG EAGLES

Ever wonder what your neighborhood looks like from the sky? Or Maybe you're curious how airplanes even work.  You might even dream about being a pilot...(Read More)

06/05-08/2019 PRS Pylon Racing Seminar

For over two decades, the Reno Air Racing Assocation has sponsored the Pylon Racing Seminar (PRS) as a unique and productive opportunity for race pilots to prepare, practice and become certified to race in the STHIHL Mational Championship Air Races each September....(Read More)

09-12-2018 National Championship Air Races 

The National Championship Air Races is the last event of its kind, carrying on the tradition of the Cleveland Air Races of the 1920s, 30s and 40s. In 1964, Bill Stead organized.....(Read More)

01-31-2018 Buy a Brick & help celebrate our 75th Anniversary

The Stead 75th Anniversary Brick Project celebrates the military and civilian aviation tradition that began at Stead in 1942.  From its beginnings as a Reno Army Air Base...(Read More)

11-04-2017 Ruck March Kicks off Reno-Stead's 75th Annivsary

Reno‐Stead Airport is celebrating its 75th anniversary October 2017 through summer of 2018 and the commemoration begins with a unique ruck march...(Read More)

11-05-2016 Public can book a ride on early luxury airliner at Stead airport
People can book a trip on a Ford Trimotor, called the first luxury airliner, from Nov. 10 to Nov. 13 at the Reno-Stead Airport. The Reno Stead Chapter ... (Read More)

11-11-2015 New Military Exhibit Opens at Reno-Stead Airport
Some military fanfare happened Wednesday to unveil an official plaque and introduce a new museum in honor of the rich military history of ... (Read More)

11-05-2015 Museum displays memorabilia from Stead, Reno air bases
A new military museum at the Reno-Stead airport showcases the history of the Stead Air Force Base and the Reno Army Air Base.  About 25 veterans ... (Read More)

05-02-2014 Enhancing GA Activity - User/Tenant Survey

General Aviation (GA) services and infrastructure are critical to the success of the Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) and the Reno-Stead Airport (RTS) ... (Read More)

03-10-2014 - Airport Seeks Request for Qualifications for Stead Development

The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for development at the 5,000-acre Reno-Stead Airport. Reno-Tahoe ... (Read More)


12-30-2013 - Reno-Stead Airport is Ready to Land New UAV Development

Contact us for information on locating your UAV Business at Reno-Stead Airport. Tina Iftiger, Vice President of Economic Development at tiftiger@ ... (Read More)


12-16-2013 Grand Opening of Freedom Flight Terminal at Reno-Stead Airport

On Monday, December 16th, the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority celebrated the grand opening of the Freedom Flight Terminal at the Reno-Stead Airport. The ... (Read More)


05-12-2013 Reno-Stead Airport invests in new GA building

Reno-Stead Airport (RTS) in northern Nevada, recently broke ground on a $6 million, 12,000-square-foot replacement for its former general aviation building. The new facility ... (Read More)


05-03-2013 Reno-Stead Airport Invests in New GA Building

Reno-Stead Airport (RTS), located in northern Nevada, about 14 miles northwest of Reno-Tahoe International Airport, is upgrading its Cold War-era general aviation (GA) ... (Read More)