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Reno Air Racing Association

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

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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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Detroit, Michigan
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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago NEW

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

Thank puppyluvrx
Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Anyone that loves planes will love this airshow, one of the best around. Good for family, friends, whatever.

Thank Matilda Q
Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

If you like airplanes this is the place to go. Stunts shows, fast planes, breathtaking event. You can walk through an area where they have military planes that you can walk through, wonderful food, vendors and merchandise.

Thank Lori K
Gulf Breeze, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Wow! I really enjoyed the Reno Air Races! If you like airplanes, this is the event for you. Held in September at Reno Stead Airport in the North Valleys of Reno, several different classes of planes race within a perimeter in the sky. I highly recommend that you spend the extra and buy a pit pass. With the pit pass... More 

2 Thank Danita F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We have attended the National Championship Air Races for many years. Each year the organization, displays and atmosphere improves. Baring occasional tragic events, the Event is a spectacle for all air enthusiasts. Going on Friday gets you the full experience without the crowds.

Thank Frank G
Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This is more that a air show.Always held in mid September every year. For an additional fee you can enter the pit area and hangers and meet and speak with the pilots themselves.If your kids like planes this is the show for you.You can get up close and personal with the planes and the people who fly and support them.If... More 

2 Thank Tahoeden
Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Nothing like it in the world, a must see/experience if you are a vintage air race fan! Race fans from around the world visit these races every year.

Thank Carla B
Reno NV
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

This event is so much more than simply an "air race" and includes static displays of historic and military aircraft, aircraft flight demos and much more. And, for an extra charge, you can visit the "pits" where even more aircraft are on display. Coming early in the week to avoid the crowds and pay lower ticket prices.

Thank Dave_in_Reno
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Very exciting to be so close to such powerful flying machines. Several days of racing, so you can go for qualifying and return for the finals. It gets hot out here, and most seats are not shaded. Wear light clothing, and wear a hat and sunscreen. Remember to hydrate. I highly recommend the Reno Air Races!

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