Reno-Tahoe Int’l Airport readies for Burning Man fans

The Burning Man Festival is a seven day celebration of art, community and fire held annually in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert.

Burning Man Festival - stilts - images from Reno Airport Exhibit

The 2010 festival takes place from August 30th through September 7th and tens of thousands of people from around the world are expected to attend.

That includes about 14,000 people who will arrive via flights into Reno Tahoe International Airport (RNO).

Reno Airport Burning Man exhibit - "Uncle Ira" by Scott London

To welcome all those travelers, the airport will have a welcome table set up to help with transportation information and tips on where to shop for the supplies festival attendees will need out in the desert.

Burning Man Festival photo at Reno Airport

Through October 15th, the airport is also hosting an art exhibit in its Connector Collections Gallery. “From Playa to Runway: The Culture of Burning Man” includes photographs of Black Rock City and of the art work, sculpture, art cars and participants that make up this wildly spectacular event.

Thinking of going to this year’s Burning Man Festival? In addition to this great art exhibit, Reno-Tahoe International Airport also offer travelers slot machines, a nice dog park, slot machines, free Wi-Fi and free local calls from phones in the airport’s three Productivity Centers and on several of the cylinders located in Baggage Claim.


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