Stead’s Ed Martin is Retiring

It’s with mixed emotions that I want to let you know that after more than 30 years’ service to the Stead Airport family Ed Martin decided to retire. 

NASA Drone Test Flying 17-26 May at Stead [UPDATED]

This tenant bulletin contains details for your flight planning that builds on the information we provided in the Advance Notice on May 9, 2017.

Please review the information in the attached handout for flight planning at RTS during the next 10 days.

Maintenance Work on the West Ramp [ Updated 5/12 ]

Beginning Monday, May 8, 2017 and ongoing until it is completed crews will be fog sealing the west ramp from the west end of the grandstands to the west end of the ramp. After a short break for drying/curing, crews will be re-painting ramp markings.

Drone Operations Planned at Stead May 15-26, 2017

The Reno-Stead Airport will be hosting NASA drone testing activities from Monday May 15 thru Friday May 26, 2017.

Reno-Stead Runway Closure 17-23 April 2017 ** UPDATED **

Reno-Stead Runway 8/26 will be open and the runway NOTAM rescinded by 1 PM on Friday April 21st.

Daylight Obstacle at Stead Starting Thursday, Apr 13th

There will be a 45′ obstacle within the airport boundary starting Apr 13th.

Runway Closure – April 13 – 14/32 – Postponed

Due to forecast weather on Thursday, we will not close Runway 14/32. This activity will be re-scheduled.

Reno-Stead Taxiway Closure April 3

Taxiway A will be closed between A3 and A4 – READ MORE –

2016 National Championship Air Races Tenant Letter and Procedures

Read the 2016 NCAR Tenant letter and race procedures or download the information as a pdf. PLEASE READ THE PART ABOUT THE NO PROP LINE !!

VIP TFR over Reno Today, Aug 30, 2016

There is a VIP TFR in effect today, August 30, 2016 that effects ALL Reno area airports.

VIP TFR’s in the Reno Area – August 2016

The TFR for next weeks VIP visit could be issued as late as 48 prior to the visit and should be on line no later than Monday, August 29th, but hopefully sooner. The TFR is dependent on the VIPs arrival and departure from RNO and then dependent on the media event in South Lake Tahoe so the times right now are FLUID.

Drone Operations Traffic Pattern Entry

We will begin our second round of NASA UAS flights tomorrow [Aug 18th] and Friday [Aug 19th], and again next week [Aug 23 & 24]. Please take a look at these requested changes to your VFR Traffic Pattern entries so that drone testing can be accomplished in the most safe and efficient manner possible.