Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS)
(Las Vegas, Nevada - NV, USA)
The gateway to the world's ultimate home of casinos, wedding chapels and neon lights, Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) is extremely close to the famous Las Vegas Boulevard (The Strip), being just 2 miles / 3 km away. McCarran Airport is also near to the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, along with the adjacent Thomas and Mack Center, where the National Finals Rodeo is hosted each year at the beginning of December.
Las Vegas McCarran Airport (LAS) is continually being expanded and currently ranks as the 11th busiest in existence, seeing annual passenger traffic of over 47 million. The city is also served by three private airports, the Las Vegas Executive Airport, Quail Air Center and Signature Flight Support Airport, all of which can be easily reached and offer an alternative way to reach this part of Nevada.
Regular bus transport at McCarran Airport is provided by CAT Paratransit Services and runs to locations all around the downtown district, such as the Las Vegas Boulevard (Strip), Fremont Street and the neighboring Boulder Strip. The onsite Ground Transportation Centre features various shuttle bus counters, which travel to and from central Las Vegas, along with the surrounding communities. There are also around ten different taxi firms operating at McCarran Airport, such as Checker, Deluxe Taxicabs, Lucky and Whittlesea.
About Las Vegas Tourism
A city quite like no other, Las Vegas may at first appear tacky and lacking somewhat in class, but beneath the neon lights and outrageous buildings are many truly world-class attractions. Las Vegas is home to some of the world's largest hotels, casinos and shopping malls, and when the sun begins to set, the whole atmosphere of the city quickly changes into a true entertainment capital.
As well as the enormous casinos and hotels in Las Vegas, 'Sin City' is also famous for its numerous wedding chapels and large numbers of people fly into McCarran Airport (LAS) every single day to get married here. For many, a helicopter ride to the neighboring Grand Canyon is not to be missed, while for others, the city's Planetarium, Motor Speedway, Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat, King Tut's Tomb and Museum and the many nearby golf courses are amongst the highlights.
Surrounded by large expanses of sandy desert, McCarran Airport (LAS) lies almost in the very heart of the city and just minutes from the action around the Las Vegas Boulevard (Strip) itself. Also close to McCarran Airport are the suburbs of Paradise and Whitney.
Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS):|
|Address: 5757 Wayne Newton Boulevard, Las Vegas, Nevada, NV, 89119, USA|
|Airport Code: LAS
Tel: +1 702 261 5211
Fax: +1 702 597 9553
Email: not available