Reno-Tahoe International Airport kicks off 16-month master plan process
Reno-Tahoe International Airport is undertaking a 16-month master planning process that will address airport growth, aviation industry changes, and FAA standards for the next 20 years. It will provide a funding roadmap and address the dynamics of air service and cargo while balancing the needs of the community. The process kicked off Oct. 27.
Three focus areas include: airfield enhancements such as runways, taxiways, aprons and airspace; terminal modernization including ticketing, gates, customs, concessions, baggage; and ground transportation extending to roads, parking, airport land use, and more.
President and CEO of the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority Marily Mora said, “This plan will be an open, accessible process that encourages public input and participation at every stage. Input will be critical to shape the airport and the region’s needs and wants.”
The project team is made up of aviation experts from across the country, local stakeholders, and other subject matter experts. Airport users, airlines, tenants, the military, local community representatives, business leaders, trustees, and regulatory agencies are participating in the Master Plan Working Group to guide the process.
There are also multiple opportunities for public input through meetings, public opinion surveys, social media and a portion of the RTAA’s website dedicated to providing information and updates as well as collecting input.
More information is available at http://www.renoairport.com/master-plan.
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