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Reno Air Racing Association

14501 Mount Anderson St, Reno Stead Field, Reno, NV 89506-1244
+1 775-972-6663
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Sept 1991

I enjoyed the air races. I had heard about them prior to my temporary detail stint at LTBMU. It... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Eureka, California
Volunteer or come just for the fun!

I volunteered for and attended my first Reno Air Races in 2016 and it was such a treat! People... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2017
Reno, Nevada
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14501 Mount Anderson St, Reno Stead Field, Reno, NV 89506-1244
+1 775-972-6663
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

I enjoyed the air races. I had heard about them prior to my temporary detail stint at LTBMU. It was a nice repast.

Thank ChetTraveler
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I volunteered for and attended my first Reno Air Races in 2016 and it was such a treat! People come from all over the world and locals enjoy too. There is something for everyone...air races to watch, of course, shopping at a variety of merchants,...More

1  Thank tahoekr
Reviewed 18 January 2017

My wife and I are seniors. We planned out a seventeen day road trip through western states. Scheduled one day for the Air Races. This was our first time at the races. We had purchased and printed grandstand seats and pit passes online. That worked...More

Thank brian9737
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Traveling with my brother-in-law who is a certified plane nut, our trip to the Reno Air Races was a different experience for me. Having been to air shows before, traveling to an air race I had no idea of what to expect. For 3 days...More

Thank 860Vetman
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Yet another well run event by the Assoc. Even though it was crowded it did not feel overwhelming. I don't go often, but when I do Its a pleasure.

Thank Chuckie K
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We were in Reno on a Sierra Club service trip and realized the air show was happening. Admission was $34 for seniors and well worth the price. Nice bleachers for watching the show. If we had more time we would have purchased a pit pass...More

Thank JohntheSkierGolfer
Reviewed 5 October 2016

The air show was amazing! My husband and I had a fantastic time watching! I must say, my favorite part was when the Blue Angels took to the sky. I was awestruck. At one point they did a flyby so close that it scared me...More

Thank Yvonne C
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We sat in the grand stand general admission and had fabulous seats all four days. Great show. Only thing I wish they would say what is really happening when there is a accident. My brother was with us and was surprised they did not update...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Every year we attend the Reno Air races and they are always a good time. The airport does an excellent job in providing good venders, bathroom facilities, pit passes, programs etc. This is a unique opportunity to get up close and personal, meeting the pilots,...More

Thank DMHappyTravel
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Every September at Stead airport north of Reno a unique week-long event unfolds - the National Championship Air Races. Six classes of racing ranging from tiny Formula 1 aircraft to racing warbirds and jets, and a world-class airshow (this year featuring the Blue Angels) between...More

Thank David A
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Hi all, I am planning a trip to the air races 2016 from the U.K. Any tips on where to stay, transport etc.etc. Many thanks
3 November 2015|
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Response from Danita F | Reviewed this property |
My favorite place to stay in Reno is the Peppermill. It's a few miles down the street from the downtown strip, but there's an excellent bus transit system if you're not renting a car. The Peppermill has an excellent... More
Thanks everyone! Can someone give me an idea how much the tickets are to the air races?? I can't seem to find any info re the costs for 2015. Thanks so much!
13 February 2015|
Response from Mark M |
Reserved grandstand tickets start at $140.00 Wed - Sun. General Admission tickets $110 Wed - Sun. or .....individually priced : Wed - $14 , Thur $17, Fri $24,Sat $35. Sun $35 DAILY PIT passes are available online now or... More