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Reno Air Racing Association

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Address: 14501 Mount Anderson St, Reno Stead Field, Reno, NV 89506-1244
Phone Number: 775-972-6663
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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2016 air races awesome!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Elizabeth S
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Walterville, Oregon
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Walterville, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 the crowd with information. We are all wanting to know what's going on. Funny I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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, watching the crew in the pits, seeing the planes challenge a wide open course. This... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 racing heats. You can watch from the grandstands or walk around the pits and watch... More 

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Germantown Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent three days at Reno Stead watching the air races. They provided a good show with little downtime. The racing was exciting and there were a few chills and spills. There could have been a few more vendors in the pit area but outside there was no lacking of things to see and buy. I will be back.

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Frutillar, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time I have attended and loved the show of airplane stunts, races of different aircraft types AND especially the BLUE ANGELS!! Typical fair foods (nothing healthy..) but good information booths and entertainment!! Will go again next year!! I learned later that they offered a shuttle, so wouldn't have to deal with lines of traffic and parking issues. Definitely worth... More 

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Provo, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Reno Air Races are some of the best air show, air races that I have ever seen. Very well organized. Well worth seeing if you love air shows.

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

If you are into airplanes or speed this is it. You can see, sense and feel the superchargers in the air.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

I have been going to the NCAR for the last thirty years. It started as a birthday gift from my wife. After the very first time through the gate I knew I was hooked. We started with general admission then reserved seating to now having our own front row box seats. I helped crew a Pitts Biplane for a couple... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

If you are into aviation, this is one of your mecca's. One of the places you "must see", at least once in your life. A bucket list item, the Races is the other.

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Sparks, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Great experience for the entire family, well organized and plenty to see and do. It's fun for all ages young and old alike.

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