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Reno Air Racing Association

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Address: 14501 Mount Anderson St, Reno Stead Field, Reno, NV 89506-1244
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+1 775-972-6663
08:00 - 16:30
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:30

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My husband scored us tickets with pit pass access and parking in the pit area and we had the best time ever .... We had never been to any air races but this is for sure going to... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2015
Jennifer A
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Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

My husband scored us tickets with pit pass access and parking in the pit area and we had the best time ever .... We had never been to any air races but this is for sure going to be a new family tradition .... The patriotism you feel while you watch TORA TORA TORA will give you chills and bring... More 

2 Thank Jennifer A
Boise, Idaho
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed the 2015 Air Races! The pit pass is worth the extra cost. Food vendors had so many choices. We'll make sure to bring sun protection next time!

Vail, Colorado
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158 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015

This was our first time to see the legendary air races. Enjoyed our box seats and pit passes that were a good bargain. Lots of interesting vendors for every kind of aviation memorabilia. Souvenir shirts and hats were affordably priced. Being first time attendees, we were not familiar with the parking, and signage from offramp to box seat parking could... More 

2 Thank Linda F
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Reviewed 30 September 2015

Reno Air Races puts on a great show. It's not just races, They have exhibits, and this year they had the Breitling team doing their show. Sometimes they have the thuinderbirds. They have various skydiving and stunt flyers. Great commentators and of course the fasted race in the world. I go every year at least one day.

2 Thank D R
Roseville, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

16yrs I was a pilot who In 1991 had a Mini stroke...I loved flying ever since I was 11yrs old In 1975 I finally got my pilot licenses...Now put away. I went to the Reno Air Races for years until a few yrs ago and now times have changed and can't make them anymore. I really miss the excitement and... More 

2 Thank wesjoan
Parry Sound, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Homebuilts, biplanes, jets and the Unlimited air racers should on every race lovers list. This is a great event with air races and air shows. I have been going for 10 years and can't wait to return. Buses run from most of the hotels on a schedule. Quite a few are at no cost so check with the hotel. Lots... More 

2 Thank realtorav8tor
Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015

This was my second year attending the air races, and I'll be back in 2016. I love the static displays, and recommend getting a pit pass which allows you to get up close and personal with the race planes as well as high-end private planes which are displayed by dealers. There are always a few featured aerobatic acts which run... More 

2 Thank JSOfan
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Reviewed 24 September 2015

Must do for aviation types. Historic aviation + flight performances & excellent static displays, huge vendor offerings, souvenirs, food, beverages, security, first aid, its all covered. Besides the best of fixed wing offerings today. Horsepower & excellent airmanship galore. Rare & top condition aircraft , general & military aviation.

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Port Lavaca, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2015

What could be better than going 500 mph over a course fifty feet off the ground? The fans and pilot have been coming here for decades and the reason is obvious. Many different types of airplanes from home-built to million dollar jets race right in front of the crowd. If you like the thrill of racing this is one that... More 

1 Thank HighMaint01
Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 22 September 2015

I travel from Atlanta to Reno most years for the Air Races. There is simply nothing else like it! You can get up close to the planes, pilots and crews. The setting is gorgeous. the shows between the races are always good. Usually have a good military display. But the races are something to be seen. Watching every thing from... More 

1 Thank seamey

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