Noise Abatement

Noise Abatement & Operational Procedures
Pilots flying their aircraft as quietly as possible and avoiding unnecessary overflights of residential areas are the keys to a successful noise management program. Our program focuses on pilot education and cooperation. Experience proves that this offers the greatest relief to the community.

The noise abatement procedures established at our airport have been prepared to help you operate your aircraft in the quietest manner possible, consistent with safety. The procedures are designed so the airport can be a good neighbor to the surrounding residential communities. Please comply with these guidelines unless deviations are made necessary by weather, an in-flight emergency, or other safety considerations.

Noise Map Summary of Recommended Procedures
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Runway 16
  • Southbound -- Straight out
  • Northbound - Right downwind over Hwy 395
Runway 34
  • Southbound - Left downwind over Hwy 395. Avoid residential areas south of airport.
  • Northbound -Turn left heading 320 before crossing Johnson Lane. Avoid residential areas.
Traffic Patterns / Arrivals
Avoid straight in approaches to all runways.  
  • Runways 16 and 12............... Right hand pattern
  • Runways 34 and 30............... Left hand pattern
  • Sailplane traffic patterns are east of the runways
  • Traffic pattern altitudes......... 5700 feet light aircraft, 6200 feet heavy aircraft
Thank you for your cooperation. Safety always supersedes noise abatement procedures.  

Unicom: 123.05 AWOS 119.325
Ph: (775) 782-6264

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