Historic Reno Air Races Make Emotional Return

This year’s event will commence with an emotional opening ceremony.

The 49th annual TravelNevada.com National Championship Air Races take place Wednesday, Sept. 12 through Sunday, Sept. 16. For more information on this year’s event or to purchase tickets, visit www.airrace.org or call 775.972.6663. To plan your next trip to Nevada, visit www.TravelNevada.com


About the National Championship Air Races

Held every September just north of Reno, the National Championship Air Races have become an institution for northern Nevada and aviation enthusiasts from around the world.  In the past ten years, the event has attracted more than 200,000 spectators annually and generated more than $80 million a year for the region’s economy.  The event features six racing classes, a large display of static aircraft and several military and civil flight demonstrations. For more information on the National Championship Air Races, to obtain media credentials or purchase tickets for next year’s event, visit www.airrace.org


About the Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT)

The Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT) is part of the Nevada Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs. NCOT promotes and markets Nevada as a tourism destination through its marketing and advertising programs and by coordinating partnerships between public and private entities in tourism-promoting activities. NCOT administers a grant program for local entities to promote tourism and publishes Nevada Magazine.


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