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Flying into Beautiful Reno

Reno, although particularly famous for its flashy casino district, is a wonderful destination for families and outdoor enthusiasts, offering everything from kayaking and whitewater rafting in the middle of town to art, fantastic festivals, and world-class skiing in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Hotels in Reno
Nugget Casino Resort
$30 avg/night
Grand Sierra Resort
$44 avg/night
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Popular Airlines Flying to and from Reno-Tahoe International Airport

Among the 7 airlines that currently operate out of Reno-Tahoe International Airport, Southwest, US Airways, Alaska Airlines, and American Airlines are probably the most popular. More than 120 flights are offered each day by both traditional and low-cost carriers, connecting Reno with 15 non-stop destinations across the United States.

Unfortunately, there are no airline lounges or clubs at RTIA, but passengers will still be able to find plenty of amenities, from shops, bars, and restaurants to ATMs, complimentary Wi-Fi, free local calls, and dog parks.

Ground Transportation Options

As a gateway to Lake Tahoe and the surrounding area, it’s no wonder Reno-Tahoe International Airport offers such a wide range of ground transportation alternatives. From public busses to private shuttles and limo services, there are multiple ways to get to and around Reno. Moreover, you can choose from 8 different car rental companies, including Budget, Enterprise, Thrifty, and Hertz.  

Enjoying a central location only 5 minutes southeast of downtown Reno and 40 minutes from some of the finest ski resorts in the U.S., Reno-Tahoe International Airport is by far the most convenient airport to fly into, whether Reno is your last stop or you continue on to visit Lake Tahoe. If so, consider renting a car or opt for a shuttle ride. Both North Lake Tahoe Express and South Tahoe Express provide shuttle services between Reno-Tahoe International Airport and the properties along the lake’s north and south shores.

When to Visit Reno

With an average of 300 days of sunshine annually, a calendar jam-packed with events and festivals, and a magnificent location in the shadow of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Reno is a year-round cultural and recreational haven. Accordingly, the best time to visit depends on what you want to do. You’ll find the city at its busiest during the winter and summer seasons when travelers flock to the area to take advantage of the topnotch adventure opportunities and participate in wonderful festivals such as Artown, Reno Rodeo, and Hot August Nights.

If you want to avoid the crowds and take advantage of lower prices, consider visiting Reno during late spring or early fall.

Reno-Tahoe Airport’s Busiest Routes

Airline companies such as Allegiant, Southwest, and US Airways fly some of the Reno-Tahoe Airport’s most popular routes. These include Las Vegas, NV (0.55 hours) with an average of 358,000 annually passengers, Phoenix, AZ (1.24 hours) with around 200,000, and Los Angeles, CA (1.04 hours) with 174,000 commuters.

Best Things to Do in Reno

With a blossoming art scene, a plethora of nearby ski resorts and golf courses to choose from, and the Truckee River running through downtown, Reno is much more than just a gambler's hangout. The city’s main attractions include the one-of-a-kind National Bowling Stadium, Nevada Museum of Art, National Automobile Museum, Great Reno Balloon Race (September), and the new Truckee River Walk with its innovative art galleries and restaurants.