Aerial view of the Reno-Stead Airport taken from an aircraft flying overhead.

Information for pilots and users of Reno-Stead Airport.

Hangar Fire Inspections

This year we are going to have most of the inspection dates available in MAY, and a few dates available in JUNE. 

If none of these dates work with your schedule, the RTAA Fire team will do it very best to work with your schedule; just call me at 775-328-6570 to schedule an appointment.

Appointments will begin at 8:00am – 3:00pm, the inspections usually last no more the 15 minutes.

Dates are available:

MAY 1-23 including weekends, 29-31               

JUNE 3-8, 11-12, 24-30

We have fire inspection brochures in the office that cover what the inspectors will be looking for.

But here is a quick recap, be prepared for…….

  • · Extension cords shall not be used as a substitute for permanent wiring and only used with approved, portable appliances. The amp capacity shall not be less than the rated capacity of the portable appliance supplied by the cord.
  • No Smoking Signs clearly posted.
  •  Combustible rubbish stored in non-combustible metal containers with lids.
  • Oily rags and such stored in approved closed containers with self closing lids.
  • Fire Extinguishers in approved areas, inspected and serviced yearly by a State of Nevada authorized fire extinguisher company.  A minimum size fire extinguisher of (1) 2A-10BC and UL listed.
  • Keep area around fire extinguisher free and clear, provide clear access.  Recommend a 36” red line/box showing clearance in front of fire extinguishers and electrical panels.

  • Flammable and combustible liquids, when over 10 gals. Must be stored in a liquid storage cabinet labeled “Flammable-Keep Fire Away”. Doors must be well fitted, self-closing, equipped with a latch and UL listed.
  •  Provide drip pans under aircraft for fuel /lubricant leaks.
  • Aircraft work is limited to the exchange of parts and maintenance; no open flame permitted.
  • List all items in storage boxes with content label.

Please call me to schedule your appointment, 775-328-6570 or if you have any questions.

Have a fabulous day and we will see you soon!


Dani Austin-Cox

Stead Airport

P: 775-328-6570

C: 775-250-9449