How do I fly to South Lake Tahoe?
There are a few options to fly into South Lake Tahoe. The closest international airport is the Reno-Tahoe International Airport, offering flights on nine airlines and more than 130 nonstop flights daily. This airport is only a one hour drive from South Lake Tahoe hotels with Convenient express shuttle service available multiple times per day from the South Tahoe Airporter. If you prefer a taxi, limo, bus or car, visit the driving to Tahoe South page.
Another option is the Sacramento International Airport. SMF is roughly a 2-hour drive from Lake Tahoe and is served by 15 airlines offering more than 170 daily flights to over 40 nonstop destinations across the US, Canada, Mexico, and Hawaii. Southwest Airlines is the largest carrier, followed by American, Delta, and United.
If you prefer flying with an air taxi, GaryAir can fly you to Tahoe South.
Non-stop flights to Reno:
The Reno-Tahoe International Airport offers nine airlines providing more than 130 daily flights serving the following non-stop destinations:
Chicago/Midway (MDW) – Seasonal
Chicago/O’Hare (ORD) – Seasonal
Dallas Love Field – Seasonal
Minneapolis/St. Paul – Seasonal
New York (JFK)
Salt Lake City
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