ICAS News Advisory
As part of a larger advocacy effort related to the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program soon to be launched by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), ICAS is today launching an aggressive and ambitious social media campaign intended to encourage the SBA to recognize air shows as entities eligible to apply for and receive grants offered as part of the SVOG program.
And we need your help.
The social media effort is built around this single, one-minute video developed by ICAS during the last few days. Although the video itself focuses on establishing the U.S. air show industry as American small business, the intent of the social media campaign is to demonstrate to the SBA that there is widespread support for helping the American air show industry.
July 24, 2021 - August 4, 2021 (EST)
To support the firefighting efforts a temporary air traffic control (ATC) tower will be established to manage air and ground movements around the airport’s aerodrome. This is done to enhance the safety of all aircraft operating within the airspace surrounding the Minden-Tahoe Airport. Please take note of the following NOTAMS:
TEMPORARY CONTROL TOWER IN OPERATION BETWEEN 08:00 - 21:00L DAILY
SATURDAY, JULY 24, 2021 AT 08:00L thru WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2021 AT 21:00L (EST)
- Minden Tower can be contacted on VHF via 125.525 for all ground movements, takeoff, landing, and airspace transitions.
- Ground frequency will be monitored via 121.175. Tower prefers all communications occur on 125.525 unless otherwise specified by Tower.
- Ground movements on, or east of Taxiway Alpha will need ground clearance. This includes aircraft, vehicles, glider tow vehicles, golf carts, airport ops, etc.
- Normal airport procedures should be followed outside of the tower’s operating hours. CTAF announcements should be made on the airport’s advisory frequency (VHF 123.05) outside of tower operating hours.
AIRPORT BUSINESSES AND OPERATORS: If you have staff members who have an access waiver and are non-pilots, the airport administration will gladly provide additional training regarding ground movement operations with a control tower. Please contact Frank Monack, Airport Operations, at (775) 782-9871 to schedule an appointment.
Please remain extra vigilant for firefighting aircraft to the areas south and southeast of the airport. Remember to check airport/airspace NOTAMS and TFR information prior to every flight. Any questions can be directed to the airport administration office @ 775-782-9871. (Mo-Fr: 8AM-5PM)
NOTAMS (KMEV and ZOA): https://notams.aim.faa.gov/notamSearch/nsapp.html#/
FAA TFR Information: https://tfr.faa.gov/tfr_map_ims/html/index.html