LAS Las Vegas Airport Info & Guide
Where is Las Vegas Airport?
Nicknamed Sin City and the Entertainment Capital of the World, boldly declares Las Vegas, perched in the middle of the southern Nevada desert landscape. And indeed it is.
With casino names that evoke romance and mystery, mega hotels that hint at faraway exotic destinations and big name shows, "Sin City" creates a fantasy-like atmosphere. Along wth its sunny, arid climate, Las Vegas is the ultimate escape.
Las Vegas Airport (IATA: LAS, ICAO: KLAS, FAA LID: LAS), officially McCarran International Airport or McCarran Airport, often just called LAS Airport, is stuated in an incorporated area aptly called Paradise, serves Las Vegas, in Clark County, Nevada, United States. The airport is named after the former Nevada Senator Pat McCarran.
In 2012, LAS Airport served 40,799,830 passengers, making it the 9th busiest airport in the United States, and the 24th busiest in the world.
Airlines serving LAS Airport include Aeromexico, Air Canada, AirTran, Allegiant Air, American, British Airways, Condor, Delta, Frontier, Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue, Korean Air, Philippine Airlines, Southwest, Spiriit, United, Virgin America, Virgin Atlantic and WestJet.
International flights to Las Vegas are offered from Calgary, Edmonton, Frankfurt, Guadalajara, Glasgow, Kelowna, London, Manchester (UK), Manila, Mexico City, Monterrey, Montréal, Ottawa, Paris, Regina, Saskatoon, Seoul, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria and Winnipeg, among others.
Top domestic flights to Las Vegas are offered from Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Colorado Springs, Los Angeles, New York, Phoenix, San Diego, San Francisco and Seattle.
Domestic flights to Las Vegas are also offered from Austin, Baltimore, Bellingham, Billings, Boise, Burbank, Cincinnati, Honolulu, Houston, Kansas City, Memphis, Minneapolis, Monterey, New Orleans, Omaha, Orlando, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Rapid City, Reno, Salt Lake City, St. Louis and Wichita, to name just a few.
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Your best bet for a Las Vegas Airport transfer is the bus. Details on all options are included in this guide.
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Other Items of Interest at Las Vegas Airport
Services at Las Vegas Airport include:
- Online lost and found
- Mobile check-in
- Remote check-in
- Remote hotel check-in for the MGM Grande Hotel & Casino
- Checkpoint Mailers (to mail home prohibited items at Security)
- Pay email devices
- ChargeCarte Rapid Chargers (fee applies)
- Verizon Recharge Zones (free)
- Aviation Museum
- Gaming (1,000+ slot machines, over age 21 only)
- Kid's Area
- Drop boxes for Us Postal Service and Federal Express
- Pet Relief Area
- The Club at LAS Lounge (open to all, fee)
- USO Lounge
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