Where to Stay

Where to fly into

While flight training with Paul Hamilton you can stay in Carson City (closest to the CXP airport), Reno, South Lake Tahoe or Incline Village. You typically fly into Reno or sometimes Sacramento. Reno is only a 35-minute drive to Carson and City Sacramento is a 3-hour drive to Carson City. Sacramento gives you more commercial flight options if you need. We do not specialize in any lodging, places to stay or transportation. Listed below is some overall guidance to planning your trip.

Staying in Reno | South Lake Tahoe | Incline Village

Reno is only a 30-minute drive while South Lake Tahoe and Incline Village at the Lake are a 60-minute drive.

There are hundreds of hotels/motels, various camping areas and Airbnb in the area that can provide you the experience/budget you want. Simply search on what you want and see what is available. Figuring out and booking lodging is up to you. Plenty available.


Typically, a rental car out of the Airport you fly into is recommended but Uber and Lyft are available. If you fly your own aircraft into Carson City (CXP), you can rent a car at the Mountain West Aviation on the North West Corner of the airport. Make sure you make reservations. You will need some sort of transportation.

Carson City

Staying in Carson City is the closest. Carson City is small, so it is only a 15-minute drive from south Carson City.

Nearest to Carson City Airport is the super low budget Days Inn Carson (2.1 miles), 3103 North Carson Street, Carson City, NV 89706 (775) 883-3343

‎ For more upscale location near the Carson City Airport is the Hilton – Hampton Inn Suites (2.0 miles), 10 Hospitality Way, Carson City, NV, US 89706 (775) 885-8800

Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor is always a good resource for more detailed research on hotels in Carson City or anywhere else you want to stay.

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