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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
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:30

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Loved the Reno Air Races!!

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 September 2016
Frutillar, Chile
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Frutillar, Chile
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

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 

Thank greeleyteri
Provo, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

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.

Thank salupm1
Reno, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

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

Thank mmaskaly
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 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 

1 Thank Eric B
Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 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.

1 Thank pekopper
Sparks, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 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.

Thank puppyluvrx
Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 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 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 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
Navarre, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 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 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 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

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