Reno National Championship Air Races 2014

Reno National Championship Air Races 2014
Photo: Kim Hull, Cool Adventures © Chasing Light Media
Article by Kim Hull

Reno Air Races 2014
Reno Air Races 2014 Photo: Greg K. Hull, Cool Adventures © Chasing Light Media

The National Championship Air Races, the world’s longest running air races, are held every September in northern Nevada at Reno-Stead Airport.

Reno Air Races 2014
Reno Air Races 2014 Photo: Greg K. Hull, Cool Adventures © Chasing Light Media

Reno National Championship Air Races 2014
Date: September 10 – 14, 2014
Location: Reno-Stead AirportNevada


The races, which began in 1964, feature six racing classes, a large display of static aircraft and several military and civil flight demonstrations.

The event has attracted more than 200,000 spectators over the last decade and attendees can choose from general admission or reserved seating and optional daily pit passes. Race and ticket purchasing information can be found on the National Championship Air Races website.

The Reno National Championship Air Races 2015 will be held September 16-20, 2015.

Reno Air Races 2014
Reno Air Races 2014
Photo: Greg K. Hull, Cool Adventures © Chasing Light Media

Reno National Championship Air Races 2014: Schedule

The National Championship Air Races begin daily at 8 a.m. with Biplane and Formula One Class races with the remaining four classes and aerobatic performances and demonstrations following later in the day. Unlimited Class races usually occur during the afternoon with the last event of the day ending at approximately 4:30 p.m. Schedule subject to change.

Reno Air Races 2014
Reno Air Races 2014
Photo: Kim Hull, Cool Adventures 
© Chasing Light Media