Reno/Tahoe International Airport is an airport in Reno, Nevada, serving the Reno metropolitan area, western Nevada, and parts of eastern California. It is the closest commercial airport to the vacation and ski resort destination of Lake Tahoe. The airport was originally called Reno-Cannon International Airport in honor of former U.S. Senator Howard Cannon. The terminal building itself is still named for him.Reno/Tahoe International Airport is the second busiest airport commercially in the state of Nevada after McCarran International in Las Vegas.