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Update: Air Force One lands in Reno in preparation for President Trump’s Carson City rally

A crowd awaits the President at Carson City on Sunday afternoon.
Jeff Schemenauer/Special to The R-C

Air Force One landed in Reno at around 3:25 p.m. Sunday bringing President Trump to Western Nevada for a rally scheduled at Carson City Airport.

Like his Sept. 12 rally in Minden, the President will be driven to Carson City for the rally at the Cactus Air Force, 2600 E. College Parkway.

Thousands of people gathered at the airport in Carson City on Sunday afternoon.

The rally at the Carson City Airport this afternoon will prompt several road closures across the capital.

East College Parkway from East Nye Lane to Goni, adjacent street closures include North Lompa Lane, Otha, Silver Lane, and Airport Road from East Nye Lane to College.

Arrowhead Drive from Goni to Bowers, with the following adjacent streets Ryan Way and Convair. 

There will be heavy law enforcement activity in the area for the duration of the day. Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong is asking motorists to give emergency vehicles right-of-way, honor CDC guidelines, and bring plenty of fluids to stay hydrated. Anyone seeing something suspicious, is asked to say something, the dispatch non-emergency number is (775) 887-2677, call 911 for emergencies.

Off-site parking and transportation to the event will be available at the Ormsby House parking garage, at 600 S. Carson St. Buses will be providing transport to the event from the Ormsby House between approximately 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. and returning between approximately 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. 

On-site parking will be available in the parking lot located on East Nye Lane which can be accessed from Airport Road. 

Carson City Health and Human Services is asking residents of Carson, Douglas, Lyon and Storey counties to exercise caution for any social gathering to limit the spread of COVID-19

“If you are feeling sick stay home, wear face coverings, wash hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer, and limit contact with frequently touched surfaces or shared items.

For more information about COVID-19, visit gethealthycarsoncity.org. For nonemergency questions related to COVID-19 for Carson City and Douglas, Lyon and Storey counties call (775) 283–4789, Monday- Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.