Thank you everyone for helping us reach our 1,900th Playa Flight in 2015!

Reno, San Francisco, LA to Burning Man


Nobody has done more flying to Burning Man than Advantage, and no air service has volunteered more, contributed more or participated more in our event. We're a Burner-owned, Burner-operated FAA Part 135 Air Charter Operator, and we look forward to welcoming you to our dusty skies!


Advantage Flight is proud to continue its 12th year of service to our community in a new form. We have been selected by Burning Man to manage its new Burner Express Air program for commercial flights to the playa! For all the details, please click over to the Burner Express Home Page.

We welcome individual travelers as well as groups on Burner Express Air Orange flights between Burning Man/Black Rock City and Reno, the San Francisco Bay, and Burbank. Our Burner Express Air Red whole aircraft charters serve anywhere in the West.

Click the Book A Flight or Request a Whole Aircraft buttons below.

Experience - Integrity - Safety - Contribution - Fun. Welcome to our Dusty Skies!

Burner Express - Orange from Reno, SF Bay, and Burbank

Burner Express features many departures daily between Black Rock City and Reno-Tahoe International Airport, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Burbank before, during, and after the event. We transport participants, City builders, artists, and theme camps that help make it all happen. We also fly supply trips bringing construction materials, food, and time-critical equipment to the event. We’ve even flown in fresh sushi, warm doughnuts, cold Champagne and PBR, burgers, aircraft tires, spray rigs, and lift jacks!

Burner Express Orange Current Rates

Flight Type Reno SF Bay Area Burbank
One Way $345 $753-741 $1,145
Round trip $645 $1,243 $2,025

We welcome individuals and groups on these on-demand shared group charter services.

Included in the rate is 25 pounds of baggage. Additional bags may be booked online, arranged in advance or, subject to load, arranged at check-in. Please refer to terms and conditions for details.

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Your Own Dedicated Flights to Burning Man

Want to book your own aircraft to the playa from Reno, the Bay, SoCal, or cities throughout the Western US to the playa? Our BRC Regional services offer flights between almost any airport and Black Rock City.

Aircraft for regional services include comfortable Pilatus PC-12, King Air, Cessna Grand Caravan, Kodiak K100, Piper Cheyenne, and Cessna Turbo StationAir aircraft seating 5 to 9 passengers.

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Black Rock City From Above
A view of BRC from above

Black Rock City Airport Fees

Black Rock City LLC collects a $60 airport use fee from each passenger on arrival. Bring this amount in cash to hand to the Airport Gate staff; credit cards take much longer.

Burner Express Air Terminals

In Reno, Reno-Tahoe International Airport, Atlantic Aviation Charter Terminal, 655 South Rock Blvd, Reno, NV 89502. Please note this is on the other side of the airport from where the airlines are!

In the SF Bay: SF San Carlos Airport-General Aviation Building, 620 Airport Drive, San Carlos. Oakland International-Kaiser Oakland FBO, 8735 Earhart Road, Oakland. Novato-Gnoss Field, 351 Airport Road, Novato. Palo Alto-Palo Alto Airport Terminal, 1925 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto

In Sacramento: McClellan Airfield, 3028 Peacekeeper Way, McClellan Park/Sacramento.

In Southern California:, Burbank Airport at the Atlantic Aviation Charter Terminal, located at 10750 Sherman Way, Burbank.

  • Booking:
    Flight requests and bookings may be completed via the web forms
    that can be accessed through the buttons on this page.
  • Prohibited Items - Not Allowed On Aircraft:
    Explosives and Fireworks - not permitted at Burning Man
    Guns and Firearms - not permitted at Burning Man
    Gasoline and Flammable Materials (wildly encouraged at Burning Man)
    A more detailed list of prohibited items can be viewed at:
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  • Questions?
    If you have any questions about our Black Rock City services, please check our frequently asked questions page before trying to contact us.
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The name "Burning Man" "Burner Express Air" and all images of the Man, the city layout, lamp posts, and commissioned artwork are © Burning Man Project and Black Rock City LLC. Advantage Flight Solutions LLC is a direct air carrier as well as a contractor of direct air carriers authorized by Burning Man to provide charter flights to and from Burning Man’s private Black Rock City Airport. Advantage Flight Solutions acts as an agent of Ravn Alaska, Westwind Aviation, Redtail Aviation, Centurion Flight Services, and other FAA/DOT licensed Part 135 on demand air carriers. In addition, for flights to any destinations that are charters of the entire aircraft capacity, Advantage Flight Solutions acts as the agent of the customer.