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McCarran International Airport

McCarran International Airport is the principal commercial airport serving Las Vegas, United States. The airport is located five miles (8 km) south of  downtown Las Vegas, in Clark County. McCarran is owned and operated by Clark County. McCarran is the largest operation base for both Allegiant and Southwest. It is named after the former Nevada Senator Pat McCarran.

In 2008, McCarran ranked 15th in the world for passenger traffic with 44 million passengers passing through the terminal. The airport ranked 6th in the world for aircraft movements with near 580 thousand takeoffs and landings.

Since 2008, Canadian airline WestJet has become the largest international carrier at McCarran.

The top five largest scheduled airlines at McCarran are Southwest Airlines (38.3%), US Airways (11.8%), United Airlines (6.9%), Delta  (5.6%), and American Airlines (5.5%).

McCarran Airport has more than 1,200  slot machines throughout the airport terminals. 

Maximum capacity for the airport is estimated at 53 million passengers and 625,000 aircraft movements.  BACK TO PAGE.