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 makes it the best place in the country to take a ride or learn to fly.


SoaringNV uses several different weather sites for sources of information on current and forecast conditions. Take a look at our weather resources.

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What is Soaring?

Soaring is the art and science of using the natural movement of the atmosphere to stay aloft, climb, and travel long distances in a motor-less aircraft.

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Experience world-renowned soaring in the spectacular Carson Valley. Soaring combines excitement with quiet serenity as you glide above one of the most beautiful regions in the world. Give a gift to yourself or a loved one and experience an unforgettable ride of your life - and don’t forget to include a keepsake video!

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Students who learn to fly at SoaringNV will have access to some of the best and most challenging soaring conditions in the world. When you complete your flight training with us, you will be a safe and competent pilot, prepared to enjoy everything the sport of soaring has to offer.

We offer both primary instruction to prepare you to get your glider license, and advanced instruction in such areas as cross-country soaring, racing, and aerobatics.

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