Taxi service at McCarran International Airport is available on the east side of baggage claim, outside exits 1-4. Airport personnel are available on the curb to assist passengers.

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McCarran International Airport Las Vegas

 

The Las Vegas airport is called the McCarran International Airport (LAS) and is located only 1 mile (1.6km) from the Vegas Strip and 3.5 miles (5.6km) from Downtown Las Vegas.

Approximately 40 airlines operate at McCarran International Airport. With 110 aircraft gates, the airport offers non-stop services to various U.S cities and international destinations.

In 2011, McCarran International Airport ranked 15th in the world for passenger traffic, with 41,479,814 passengers passing through the terminals. The airport ranked 6th in the world for aircraft movements with 578,949 takeoffs and landings.

McCarran International Airport

5757 Wayne Newton Boulevard
Las Vegas, Nevada 89119

  • Airport Code: LAS
  • General Info - (702) 261-5211
  • Lost & Found - (702) 261-5134
  • Parking Info - (702) 261-5121
  • TDD - (702) 261-3111
  • Opening Date: December 19, 1948
  • Fax Number - (702) 597-9553
  • Flight Info - (702) 261-4636
  • Website: www.mccarran.com

McCarran International Airport

With the Las Vegas airport located right next to the Las Vegas strip, passengers who fly into the city at night are greeted by a parade of lights and a fabulous view of Las Vegas.

 

 

 

McCarran International Airport

McCarran International Airport Terminals

There are two terminals at McCarran International Airport. Terminal 1 has four concourses: A, B, C, & D. Terminal 2 has one concourse and eight gates.

McCarran International Airport. Terminal 1

Terminal 1 features ticket counters, baggage claim, and connects to a 6,000-space multi-level parking garage. This terminal contains four concourses or gate areas. A Concourse: 16 gates, B Concourse: 17 gates, C Concourse: 18 gates, D Concourse: 45 gates.

The D Gates satellite concourse is accessible from Terminal 1 via an automated transit system.

The Esplanade area is located in Terminal 1 contains a host of guest services and airport amenities which include a variety of shopping, dining, and services as well as three security checkpoints. All airlines operating at the A, B, C, and D Gates share one baggage claim located on Level 1 of Terminal 1.

McCarran International Airport. Terminal 3

The brand new Terminal 3 at McCarran International airport is a 14-gate terminal and home to all foreign airlines and some domestic carriers. Featuring a state-of-the-art Customs & Border Protection arrivals hall, a Ticketing/Check-In area, Baggage Claim, and 60,000-square-foot Terminal 3 also boasts a 10,000-square-foot duty free store as well as a variety of other shopping, dining, and amenities.

Airlines operating out of McCarran Airport Terminal 1 & 3 are listed below:

When to arrive at the airport

For travel within the United States: 90 minutes prior to scheduled departure
For International Travel: 2 hours prior to scheduled departure

McCarran International Airport Tram

C Gate Line

T1 Public Shopping Area (Esplanade) Tram

This Tram goes from Terminal 1 to the C Gates.

C Gates at T1 Tram

This Tram goes from the C Gates to Terminal 1 Baggage Claim and Parking.

D Gate Line

T1 Public Shopping Area (Esplanade) Tram

This Tram goes from Terminal 1 to the D Gates.

D Gates Tram to Terminal 3

This Tram goes from the D Gates to Terminal 3 Baggage Claim and Parking.

D Gates Tram to Terminal 1

This Tram goes from the D Gates to Terminal 1 Baggage Claim and Parking.

Terminal 3 line

E Gates at T3 Tram

Terminal 3 is connected to Terminal 1 via the D Gate Concourse and this Tram goes from Terminal 3 to the D Gates.

Locker Rental at McCarran Airport Las Vegas

Las Vegas Airport Locker

Lockers are located at A Gates at Terminal1, B Gates at Terminal1, C Gates at Terminal1, D Gates, and E Gates at Terminal3

Whether you have a connecting flight or simply need a place to store your luggage while you explore Las Vegas, McCarran Airport public lockers might be just what you need. Store your belongings securely in the keyless lockers with state-of-the-art biometric technology, located beyond the security checkpoints. Items can be stored for a maximum of 48 hours per Transportation Security Administration regulations.

Storage Fees and locker sizes

Medium (17" x 12" x 31") - $2 per hour - $8 daily maximum

Large (21" x 12" x 31") - $2 per hour - $8 daily maximum

Jumbo (35" x 19" x 31") - $3 per hour - $12 daily maximum.

Prices subject to change without notice

Other Facilities at McCarran International Airport

Las Vegas Amenities
ServicesLocation
Free Wi-Fi access All Terminals
Aviation museum T1 Public Shopping Area (Esplanade)
Over 1,300 slot machines All Terminals
Duty-free Shops All Terminals
ATMs All Terminals
Baggage Carts Terminals1&3
Lost & Found Level 2
Full Service Post Office Level 2
Car Rental / Car Hire click here
Fitness Center Terminal 1
Children's Play Area Concourse D
Restaurants All Terminals
Bars All Terminals
Shops All Terminals
First Aid Clinic T1 Public Shopping Area (Esplanade)
Customs & Border Protection Locations: E Gates at T3
Mail Boxes A Gates at T1, B Gates at T1, C Gates at T1, D Gates, E Gates at T3
U.S. Post Office Full-service on Level 2 in T1 Public Shopping Area (Esplanade)
Metro Police T1 Public Shopping Area (Esplanade), E Gates at T3
Pay Phones Located throughout the airport.
Pet Relief Area T1 Baggage, E Gates at T3, T1 Ticketing
The Club at LAS D Gates, E Gates at T3
United Airlines Lounge D Gates
USO Las Vegas T1 Public Shopping Area (Esplanade)

Smoking areas at McCarran International Airport

Smoking is no permitted in the terminal area and all indoor areas at McCarran International Airport In compliance with Nevada state law.

Smoking however is permitted in the following areas:
Enclosed Gaming Lounges (D & E Gates)
Bud Track Lounge (Esplanade)
Outdoors near ticketing, baggage claim and along the arrivals and departures curb.

How to pass time at McCarran International Airport Las Vegas

No one heads to the airport expecting to spend an hour or two waiting for a delayed flight to depart. However we all know how often that happens these days. More often there are a few hours to fill between flights or sometimes you're stuck because of weather or flight delays.

Knowing what to do to kill time at an airport is important. The good news is McCarran International Airport (LAS) in Las Vegas is one of the many airports in the US with lots of things to do.

Besides making a break for the Vegas strip which is less than a mile away, here are ways to fill the time at McCarran International Airport concourse and gate.

Gamble your time away. Spend time on one of the more than 1,000 slot machines that dot the airport terminals.

If you are travelling with children, take them to the kids play area near Concourse D. There is also a pet relief area at that location.

Boot up and surf the internet. Free Wi-Fi is accessible at McCarran Airport Terminal 1 and Terminal 2, with recharge zones are located throughout the airport.

Make your wait time a workout time and purchase a daily pass for $10 to the Fitness Beast Center on Level 2 of Terminal 1.

Visit the Cannon Aviation Museum. Open 24 hours a day, admission is also free. Located on the walkway above the baggage claim area.

Shop at more than 50 retail stores or eat at more than 30 restaurants and lounges

Get a massage at the Express Spa on Concourse D

Book an escape to the peace and quite of the Continental President's Club lounge starting at $20. This lounge is open to all passengers regardless of airline or ticket class. Located at Concourse D, between Gates 33 and 35.

Visit the new Liquor Library located in the baggage claim of McCarran International Airport's Terminal 1. to stockup on your party essentials before heading to your hotel. Buy everything from wine, beer, liquor, snacks, cups, ice and mixers.

US Military service men, women and families have a USO Center at McCarran Airport.

Note: Check the expected departure time, so you won't get caught too far away and risk missing your flight.

McCarran International Airport Ground Transportation

Taxicabs at McCarran Airport are available on the east side of baggage claim, outside door exits 1 – 4. Airport personnel are available on the taxi curb to assist passengers.

A variety of shuttle/limousine services are available at McCarran Airport and are located on the west side of baggage claim, outside door exits 7 – 13.

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Driving Directions to McCarran Terminal 3

From Russell Road:
Drive west on Russell Road past Eastern Avenue. Turn left onto Landing Strip Avenue and get in the far right lane. Stay on Landing Strip Avenue, following the signs for T3. Continue on the roadway following the overhead signs.
 From Paradise Road:
Drive south on Paradise Road and access the left lanes. Follow the overhead signs for T3. Proceed past Russell Road, accessing the right lane, and follow the overhead sign for Flight Path Avenue, All Terminals. At the split, turn left toward Flight Path Avenue. Continue following the signs.
From 1-15 / I-215:
Exit I-215 following the signs for McCarran International Airport. Proceed through the northbound tunnel and access the center lane. Remain in the center lane and follow the overhead signs for T3.

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Directions from Las Vegas Airport (LAS)


Driving Directions to McCarran Rent-A-Car Center

McCarran Rent-A-Car Center offers a complimentary shuttle bus from McCarran Airport to the center. The blue and white shuttle bus departs approximately every 5 minutes for the 3 mile strip.

McCarran Rent-A-Car Center 702-261-6001

From Las Vegas Boulevard (The Strip): Take Las Vegas Blvd. south to George Crockett Rd. Turn left and proceed a half mile to Gilespie St. Turn right and enter the Center on your right.

From the North: Take I-15 south to exit #34/I-215 east. Follow the signs to Las Vegas Blvd. At Las Vegas Blvd., proceed across the intersection onto George Crocket Rd. Drive a half mile to Gilespie St.
Turn right and enter the Center on your right.

From the South: Take I-15 north to exit #34/I-215 east. Follow the signs to Las Vegas Blvd. At Las Vegas Blvd., proceed across the intersection onto George Crocket Rd. Drive a half mile to Gilespie St.
Turn right and enter the Center on your right.

From the East: Take I-215 west, past the McCarran Airport signs, to exit #11/Las Vegas Blvd. Turn left and proceed to George Crockett Rd. Turn left and drive a half mile to Gilespie St. Turn right and enter the Center on your right.

From the West: Take I-215 east to exit #11/Las Vegas Blvd. Follow the signs to Las Vegas Blvd. At Las Vegas Blvd., proceed across the intersection onto George Crocket Rd. Drive a half mile to Gilespie St. Turn right and enter the Center on your right.

Taking a Bus to McCarran International Airport

There are 4 bus routes to McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. The Westcliff Airport Express (WAX), Route 108, Route 109 and Centennial Express(CX)

All 3 buses stop at the airport's Ground Zero Level, located on the Zero Level at the south end of the bus plaza. Zero level is one level below baggage claim and passenger pick up.

Terminal 1 Westcliff Airport Express (WAX), Route 108 and Route 109
Terminal 3 Westcliff Airport Express (WAX), Centennial Express(CX)
If you need to go to Terminal 1 from Terminal 3, take the airport's interterminal shuttle, located nearby the public bus stop.

McCarran Airport Bus Stop Locations

TERMINAL 1 BUS STOP
Terminal 1 bus stop is located on Level Zero. From baggage claim, take the elevator or escalator down one level. Exit the terminal building and proceed across the pedestrian crosswalk. Turn right to reach the public bus stop.

TERMINAL 3 BUS STOP
Terminal 3 bus stop is located on Level Zero. From baggage claim, exit the terminal building and turn left. Walk to the west end of the building. Public bus stop is located adjacent to rental car shuttle area.

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Where do I buy my bus pass at McCarran Airport?

Two-hour and 24-hour passes are sold from the ticket vending machine (TVM) at the transit stop located on the Zero Level at the south end of the bus plaza.

Single rides can be purchased on board the vehicle with cash only.

 

McCarran Airport Hotel Check-in

If you are staying at MGM Grand or The Signature at MGM Grand you will be glad to know that you can check in to MGM Grand or The Signature, register and receive your room keys as soon as you arrive at McCarran International Airport Terminal One in Las Vegas. Simply visit our satellite registration center in the south baggage claim, near carousels 1 and 2. You can even do this while waiting for your luggage.

MGM Grand airport check-in

The Signature at MGM Grand airport check-in

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Estimated Flying Times to Las Vegas

 

Flight Hours

Departing City Flight Time
Atlanta 3.5 hours
Boston 6 hours
Chicago 3.5 hours
Dallas/Ft. Worth 2.5 hours
Denver 1.5 hours
Detroit 5 hours
Honolulu 5.5 hours
Houston 4 hours
Los Angeles 1 hour
Miami 5.5 hours

Flight Hours

Departing City Flight Time
Minneapolis 3 hours
New York City 5.5 hours
Orlando 4.5 hours
Philadelphia 5.5 hours
Phoenix 1 hour
San Diego 1 hour
San Francisco 1.5 hours
Seattle 2.25 hours
Washington D.C. 5 hours

Major Air Carriers serving McCarran International Airport Las Vegas

Airline Contact Info.

Airline Contact # Location
AeroMexico 800-237-6639
1-800-AEROMEX
E Gates at T3
Air Canada 888-247-2262 D Gates via T3
Air Tran 800-247-8726
1-800-AIRTRAN
B Gates at T1
Alaska Airlines 800-426-0333 E Gates at T3
Allegiant Air 702-505-8888 A Gates at T1
American Airlines 800-433-7300 D Gates via T1
ArkeFly 1-855-808-4015 E Gates at T3
British Airways 1-800-247-9297 E Gates at T3
Condor www.condor.com E Gates at T3
Copa www.copaair.com E Gates at T3
Delta 800-221-1212 D Gates via T1
Edelweiss 1-877-359-7947 E Gates at T3
Frontier 800-432-1359 E Gates at T3
Hawaiian 800-367-5320 D Gates via T3
Interjet www.interjet.com E Gates at T3
JetBlue 800-538-2583
1-800-JETBLUE
E Gates at T3

Airline Contact Info.

Airline Contact # Location
Korean Air 800-438-5000 E Gates at T3
MagniCharters 1-877-672-2424 E Gates at T3
Omni Air 877-718-8901 A Gates at T1
Southwest Airlines 800-435-9792
1-800-I-FLY-SWA
B Gates at T1,
C Gates at T1
Spirit Airlines 800-772-7117 B Gates at T1
Sun Country 1-866-359-6786
1-866-FLY-N-SUN
E Gates at T3
Sunwing flysunwing.com E Gates at T3
Thomas Cook thomascook.com E Gates at T3
United 1-800-864-8331
1-800-United-1
D Gates via T3
US Airways 800-428-4322 D Gates via T1
Virgin America 1-877-359-8474 E Gates at T3
Virgin Atlantic 800-862-8621 E Gates at T3
Vision 1-877-359-2538 A Gates at T1
Volaris 1-866-988-3527 E Gates at T3
WestJet 888-937-8538
1-888-WESTJET
E Gates at T3
XL Airways 1-877-496-9889 E Gates at T3

Note: United and Hawaiian use Terminal 3 for Ticketing/Check-In and Baggage Claim but operate from the D Gates concourse which is easily accessible via an Automated Transit System located on Zero Level of Terminal 3.

Free Wi-Fi Service at McCarran Airport

Wi-fi hotspots in Las VegasMcCarran Airport offer FREE wireless internet connection at all it's Terminals. Connection is easy. All you have to do is turn on your Wifi enabled device to automatically detect the wireless network.

Read and accept the terms and conditions to McCarran Wifi. Enter your email address and start surfing the web.

If you need help configuring your system to the McCarran Wifi network, call 261-HELP (4357) Mon - Fri. during business hours or call 261-4144 after 5pm and on weekends.

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