McCarran International Airport
McCarran International
Airport Type Public
Owner Clark County Department of Aviation
Location Paradise, NV
Serves Las Vegas, NV
AMSL Elevation 2,181 ft / 665 m
Website [1]
Security Category X

McCarran International Airport (IATA: LAS, ICAO: KLAS, FAA LID: LAS) is the principal commercial airport serving Las Vegas and surrounding Clark County, Nevada. The airport is located five miles (8 km) south of the central business district of Las Vegas, in the unincorporated town of Paradise. It covers an area of 2,800 acres (11 km²) and has four runways. McCarran is owned by Clark County and operated by the Clark County Department of Aviation (DOA). It serves as a hub for US Airways, and a focus city for AirTran Airways, Allegiant Air, and Southwest Airlines; McCarran is also the largest operation base for both Allegiant and Southwest.



McCarran International Airport has two public passenger terminals. Other terminals service private aircraft, US government contractors, sightseeing flights and cargo.

Terminal 1Edit

Terminal 1 handles most flights and contains 85 gates in four concourses. People movers connect concourses C and D with the Terminal 1 check-in and baggage claim areas.

Concourse AEdit

Concourse BEdit

Concourse CEdit

Concourse DEdit

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Terminal 2 Edit

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Also known as the Charter International Terminal, Terminal 2 contains eight gates, four of which are for international flights. All international arrivals must go through Terminal 2 so passengers can clear customs. Terminal 2 also handles most charter flights.

See AlsoEdit

Airport Security at LAS