Experience the Thrill of Soaring!

Why go out for a little fresh air when you can have the whole sky? Soaring is one of the most exhilarating, safe, and economical forms of aviation. The outstanding soaring conditions and stunning scenery surrounding the Minden-Tahoe Airport make it the best place in the country to take a ride or learn to fly.

Legendary Soaring

For years, glider pilots from all over the world have traveled to Minden, Nevada to experience some of the most outstanding soaring conditions. Climb rates exceeding 1,500 feet per minute are often experienced in both thermal and wave lift.

The beautiful Sierra-Nevada Mountains, Yosemite National Park, the Whites, and Inyo Mountain ranges are some of the incredible places you can visit while soaring from SoaringNV at the Minden-Tahoe Airport.

Whether in your own glider or in one of our well-equipped rentals, the time spent at SoaringNV will almost certainly be among the highlights of your soaring career.